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review 8 May 2015

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your vacation?

I enjoyed every moment of my stay but being taught to dance Bachata by my host family would have to be the highlight.

2. What tips would you give other travelers booking this vacation?

If possible, ask to be placed at Dona Leila's house. She was the most wonderful host - incredibly friendly, very patient with my basic Spanish and an amazing cook.

3. Did you feel that your vacation benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?

Definitely. I was immersed in the local small village community and the money from my homestay and other tours and activities was helping the locals sustain their traditional way of life. The environmental impact was minimal due as I was staying in a homestay and mainly using public transport, and I was able to donate towards local reforestation projects when hiking in the nearby nature reserve.

4. Finally, how would you rate your vacation overall?

Wonderful - such friendly people, a beautiful location in the mountains and surrounded by cloud forest, and a fantastic way to experience authentic Costa Rica.

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