Villa Buena Onda
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Airport Transportation
- Multilingual staff
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... told JP how he wished we could have stayed there for a week. I couldn't understand why but JP's interesting antics and the beer had a lot to do with it.
On our way to La Fortuna we kept seeing signs for a German bakery. Once signs started mentioning the best Bratwurst, Brian was sold. We thus followed the road along the lake until we arrived at the much advertised German bakery. The food was good and the chef and owner was indeed ...
... affectionate name for the people of Costa Rica.
We are learning the essential Spanish phrases, but my favorite is “Pura Vida”, pronounced POOrah VEEdah, with a little roll of the “r”. It is a term used by Ticos, put on all the t-shirts, and means essentially “Pure Life”. They say it a lot and it has various rather profound meanings to them. To me, at this point, if some one says “How are you?” or ...
... hotel by noon. All I could think about was just relaxing. We actually tried to search around to see if we could rent a scooter or a golf cart of some sort to ride around the coast, but we were very unsuccessful. Tip for next time: RESERVE SCOOTERS IN ADVANCE! They said the golf carts were reserved up until March 15! Thats crazy. Anyway, I spent the rest of the day by the pool and then went to "La Ancla" for a late lunch/early dinner. This place was probably the best restaurant ...
... with horsies and volcanoes and lush grass, so green it could have been Balinese rice paddies!
cooked some lovely homely food with Gem and Vicki and drank some beer too..
Walked around Volcan Arenal for the day.. heard some lovely bird songs on the way back.. but got attacked by stinging flies that wouldn't buzz off at the bus stop..
Continued on to Mont Verde by Jeep and boat..
... my friends enjoying the fruits, or milk, of our labor.
Of course a lot of time was spent on the beaches. We would all take turns swimming, snorkeling and watching our possessions on the beach. To top off every good beach visit was a nice siesta under some low palm leaves. A happy hour of rest and relaxation.
Besides the coconut, I did always try to make a point to try new foods, especially typical local treats. ...