Margarita Airport Hotel, San Jose
Travel Blogs from Alajuela
... Korean War. They moved here because around the same time, the Costa Rican government disbanded the army in order to pay for irrigation for the entire country, and the Quakers felt a kinship with this policy of non violence. So the country benefits from a huge preserve set aside. Monteverde preserve is part of the almost 1/3 of the country set aside as natural park. How amazing! We took a taxi for a 20 minute ride up the mountain into the cloud forest. There ...
... the link eventually! It's pretty awesome.
After some strategic packing of the vans and bus (thank you years of Tetris), we were transported to our lodging for the first week: El Convento de las Hermanas Franciscanas de la Purisima. It's a lovely little oasis in the middle of Alajuela run by a group of nuns who were going to have to close their doors due to finances. ISL made an agreement to bring their groups of medical relief ...
... bumper was wrecked.
Once the pizza arrived, we sat at the table right in front of the restaurant. We also talked to a Mom and son who are from Montreal. They were quite nice to talk to .
The pizza tasted yummy. It was so relaxing to sit outside at a table and enjoy a hot and tasty pizza.
After eating, we decided to head back to our cottage rental.
... for a second time... Only me! This was following a day of zip lining, tarzan swinging and supermaning. Ie Michelle facing her vertigo and me getting my yearly hit of adrenaline. Basically Alton Towers you've got a lot to work to do! The grins could not be wiped off our faces. So today I obviously thought I was invincible. Could explain my runner from ...
... off to hike the Cerro Chato, which is a smaller, more ancient volcano than the Arenal. It stopped being active long ago and it now features a lagoon in its crater...a lagoon filled with tiny fish that nibble at the dead skin on your feet! Before enjoying our natural (not to mention totally free) fish spa treatment, we had a grueling hike up to the Cerro Chato. Not only was the trail extremely steep but the air was awfully humid so we ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed