Costa Rica. San José

Leaving the laid back Caribbean/Jungle we headed to San José for two nights before going home.  Arriving in San José last night was quite depressing as our senses were assaulted by traffic jams, advertising hoardings, people scurrying everywhere, and a much cooler temperature.  Today we’ve spent the day on a trip to a coffee plantation, a volcano, … More Costa Rica. San José

Costa Rica. Arenal.

Day 3 and we left early to travel to Arenal – an area dominated by a volcano.  The journey was in a cramped minibus on unmade roads – gravel tracks for over 2 hours constantly up and down the hillsides.  The scenery however was stunning and almost Alpine.  We then had to cross a lake on … More Costa Rica. Arenal.