Travel Blogs from Alajuela
EDUCATION STUDENTS ARRIVE at MANOS ABIERTAS, May 18th, my 6 education students arrived. Excited and nervous. They are not in the special education program at Marymount; they are general education pre-service teachers who volunteered to come here to complete requirements for Intro to Teaching Students with Disabilities course I teach. Marymount …
We're here! As always, the flight from Minnesota get into SJ late at night. We stayed at our usual place the first night...Hotel Brilla Sol in Alajuela. Without fail, the service is great and the place was perfect! We started our drive to the "zona" with a stop at Volcan Irazu. Fun! Cool misty and like moonscape. A drastic contrast to the CR …
... We just relaxed and watch Tv. We were leaving the next day.
Wow morning came fast and we went to the airport and the custom there is extremely protective. We got to go throught custom and search 3 time. We relaxed at the airport just before boarding they check our bags again just to make sure we had no liquids. The flight had lots of turbulence. We arrived safed in Syracuse ...
... out. 1 is for the customs agent and it is some kind of registry(almost the same info as the one we filled out getting into Panama). We some how got missed when they were handing these out on the plane, but I found a police officer in the terminal that gave me 2 copies. Then when you get to customs there is one line for residents and one line for visitors. We of course got in the wrong line, but one of the locals let us know where the correct line was and loaned us ...
... some of the wildlife and adventures found here:
After a nine hour bus ride I found myself in San Jose at 9:30pm. Thanks to the guy I sat next to on the bus, I had a name of a recommended hostel, Pangea. A two dollar cab ride later I found myself a beer and an Internet connection to let Rob know I was okay.
The next day I took another four hour bus ride, part of which was very slow and on dirt road, to Monteverde. Monteverde is known for it's cloud forest in ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Business Services