Creepy Crawlies

Oh man, this place is crawling with tarantulas and scorpions! I am so outta here tomorrow! I was going to leave today but I got otherwise preoccupied and didn’t get to sleep till 4am, and there was no way I was getting up...

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Monteverde

Eventually I did drag myself away from Montezuma, hard as it was, leaving James the semi resident Loca Luna guest pretty much by himself once again. Till the next lot of tourists rumble on thru anyway. Still, there’s plenty...

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Waterfalls

Yeah, Montezuma is going to be one of those places that’s hard to leave! I just handed over another 20 dollars for 2 nights more here, and that might not be the last time they see my cash coming their way! It has been a...

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Montezuma

Have now left La Fortuna hotel and San Jose well and truly behind me. Having checked out of the hotel I took a cab journey to the bus station. I was going to walk it, but the woman at the front desk of the hotel looked a bit...

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Last Day In Creel

My days in Creel are now pretty much at an end, and I’m now just killing time till my bus departs. Yesterday was very much a day of rest, and a much needed one at that. Exercised my gob instead and had a good waffle to...

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Copper Canyon

I am just the most tired soul in the Northern Hemisphere I can tell you! I have just spent two days tramping up and down huge canyons all over the place, sometimes on foot, sometimes on bike, and regularly on arse….there...

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El Tren

I just had a day from hell! I didn’t get any sleep last night, having chosen Hotel ‘Cockroach Infested and 100 degrees F’ Hidalgo as my resting spot. Satisfying as it is to crunch a dozen foot long (well, maybe...

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Still In San Blas

Well it had to come to an end at some stage, sadly. I have finally dragged myself away from the lazy life of San Blas, two days later than originally planned. It really would have been easy to stay another week or twenty. My only...

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Crocodile Attack!

Would any holiday be really complete without a tall tale of death and danger to tell? Last time was ‘Snakebite in Sri Lanka’, but this one is far meatier! I went on a boat trip up a river through the jungle yesterday...

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