San Jose:

Hotels – The Worst One & Some Good Ones in 2009

15 December 2009 | Living

The worst hotel of the year? McAlpine House in Broome, Western Australia. In 2009 I stayed in about 70 different hotels in 16 countries. Many of them were strictly one night stands although there were a fair number of two or three nighters, the longest visit was six n...

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Aerial Views in 2009

13 December 2009 | Living

I love the ‘view out the window’  and take lots of photographs when I fly places but we don’t often get a good aerial look at the airport. Flying in to San Jose, Costa Rica the flight in front of us was a bit slow getting off the runway and our pilot had to abandon th...

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Costa Rica – Arenal National Park

20 May 2009 | Places

My short circuit of Costa Rica started in San José from where I took a bus to La Fortuna. Departing the San Carlos bus station in San José La Fortuna stands a few km north of the active Arenal Volcano and – hardly surprisingly – most of the activity is centred...

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