Casa De Linford
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
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... We both agreed we weren't interested. I think in the way things work here, this is usual practice, we just weren't prepared to take the chance.
I needed the toilet.....again! This is where you get the things you need. Anna was able to provide me with the word for toilet. Ah ha jackpot! I was able to ask the bus attendant where it was. I paid my 300 colones and used the toilet. All relatively painless. The process ...
... So, we were officially welcomed to the subtropical rainforest of Costa Rica, this time however, we were blessed with a little bit of luxury eco-style and everything about our jungle hut was just that; no wifi though. I think the moment you realise a place is luxury is when the bathroom is bigger than the bedroom and rather than just a kettle, you get a whole coffee maker. Facing the dense jungle sat down on a balcony we had a drink and settled in rather well. Again, no shops ...
... how quickly I can take a bus back on the mainland, we pull over on a deserted stretch of road. The driver indicates that I need to get out. I look around. All I can see is a nearby quarry.
'Moyogalpa'' says the driver. 'Ferry' and points up the road. 'Bus' he says.
I jump down, thankful to breathe fresh air again and thank the driver. I give him a small tip for the inconvenience. I'm not quite sure who has been ...
... still wanted more. I struggled with the difficult terrain. The bikes they ride here are much taller than the ones at home and my body had to be positioned differently which I wasn't accustomed to so it was difficult for me to get the hand of it. I also got bit by army ants, which have a symbiotic relationship with one of the Costa Rican trees which is fascinating but not when I happened to brush by one ...
... with murky water, waves but no salt), beautiful Isletas de Granada with birds and monkeys, and City centre cathedral, churches, convent and market. Next stop was Ometepe, a small island on Lake Granada which we reached using a very basic ferry in very choppy conditions which was pretty exhilarating. The island has two volcanos called Conception and Maderas. I looked into climbing one of these but the estimated trek time was 12 hours, you needed ropes and full head gear with masks ...