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  • Day156

    Last day in Costa Rica

    February 9, 2017 in Costa Rica ⋅ 🌙 20 °C

    Today we left Cahuita and travelled back to San Jose, the capital city. The journey was not quite as smooth as we' d hoped but we made it eventually. We planned to leave on the 9.30am bus but it was full, so we had to get the 1.30pm bus instead. The journey was supposed to take 4 hours but it ended up taking closer to 6 hours, as the traffic was bad in a few places and also our bus got stopped by armed police and we all had to get off and have our bags searched.... We finally arrived around 7.30pm. Solana was too tired to go out for dinner, so we ended up eating crisps & cake instead! Just done some budgeting and realised we've withdrawn 956,000 Costa Rican Colones whilst we've been here - almost millionaires but not quite.... Apparently we'll hit the heights of "millionaire" status when we get to Vietnam. Hoping for a good night's sleep tonight as it may well be the last one we get for a while... Tomorrow (Friday) we fly out of San Jose, via Atlanta and Amsterdam, arriving in Glasgow on Saturday afternoon. Then we have 2 days staying with Laura's family, before flying out to Vietnam on Tuesday. Sounds tiring just writing it - I somehow don't think the next few days will be the finest of our trip... We're looking forward to a few home comforts before we fly out of UK again though - top of the list being the washing machine!!!Read more