Hotel Del Rey
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Day one of the New year and new Adventures to come. With my mind set on finding new places, meeting new people and experiencing the wide variety of different cultures our world has to offer.
With an early flight out of the Houston George Bush to San Jose, Costa Rica. I was upgraded to first class and greeted with a glass of champagne. Cant …
... morning off we did a Tarzan swing by jumping off a rickety bridge into some trees- really good fun!
Once our feet were firmly back on the ground we went on a foodie tour to learn about sugar, coffee and chocolate. The estate was family run and we walked through the sugar cane which is less sweet than other places in the world because of the climate. The sugar cane was heated with water and once stirred quickly made a fudge like caramel which ...
... We went over some basic orientation information and introduced ourselves, including saying one weird fact about ourselves. My weird fact is that I like drinking apple cider vinegar in my water (of course). The staff also had drinks for us, like beers and boxed wine. So we all had some of that.
Afterwards, a few of us went to explore the town, since we won't be in San Jose for long. We started walking in ...
Best lie-in of the whole trip (stayed in bed till 10am!!).
No points for originality, same brekkie at Rainforest Cafe, then wandered around getting chargers for my iPod and Kindle (grrrr the kindle one didn't work and had to get a memory stick instead boo). Uploaded all of my canon pics onto Google Drive (victory, thank you super fast wifi at La Fortuna hotel).
Then off we head to ...
... the countries lack of vigilance when it comes to two of it's more precious resources- standing by while corrupt profiteers seek to feed the insatiable Chinese demand for shark fins and turtle eggs will clobber their Eco reputation very quickly if they are not careful. You can always do more but I would give ourselves a B grade for this objective and we'd highly recommend CR for an embrace of nature.
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Del Rey San Jose
Enough Eye Candy to make a man go blind! Great Experience. The Rooms are a little outdated but works for the single guy. Bell Boy Carlos is your go to go for anything you need help with.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.