Today we checked out and took the interbus to
We are the only guests here for a while (there are 10 rooms).
When we got here, the manager showed us a menu, and asked when we wanted to eat dinner – we didn't know, so we just put it off. Well – later we found out that there is no restaurant on site, and they get our dinner delivered; they were waiting for us to decide – oops.
The day before Christmas, and what it the correct thing to do? Go on a safari float, of course! We're up at 5:00 (argh), and the tour bus picks us up at 7:00. Seven of us go to the river (Peñas Blancas – white cliffs) and float down in a raft for a couple of hours. The river was about
We had a white Christmas! For most of the morning, we were surrounded by white clouds (or fog, depending on your definition).
That is the only “traditional” thing that happened all day – no Christmas tree, no carols, no decorations, no presents. Not even a Christmas movie!
We went for a short hike (less than an hour) partway up the mountain. When we got back, we sat and watched the sun and clouds cross over
We went into the town of
We started at a pool that was 102° F, and perhaps
We walked around some more – dipped our toes in a pool that was
We got changed, turned in our towels and lock, and got a taxi back to town.
We enjoyed the park for a while, walked around town some more, and had dinner in a restaurant where they were showing USA rodeo on the big screen TV. Can you say “I'm in the mood for steak?” I had filet mignon – this time is was pretty tough (on our first trip, I had filet mignon in Heredia, and it was really tender).
Got a taxi back to the hotel after dinner. All told, taxis totaled about $15.