My readers call me Sireno Bukowski (1989), the new travel chronicle correspondent. I commenced the Pura Bírra Endeavors a few months ago (January 5th, 2012) due to the lack of employment.
Last December The Fermented Times, a Wisconsin based newspaper, shut down the printing press, which in turn shut down both my laptop and my general income.
Long story short, I decided to leave the cold winter of Wisconsin to take a dream vacation somewhere warm, but where I thought.
Cancun is filled with gigantic five star hotels. The Bahamas didn´t seem too appealing. The main language of Jamaica is English. I´m afraid of cruise ships. But where shall I go? The idea took form.
I recollected what my classmates had said about the Spanish trip when they visited Costa Rica. The positive “Pura Vida” attitude would be a perfect place to let off some steam.
I arrived to San José with just my pack. I lodged at a reasonably priced hostel named Pangea Hostel, which is located on 7th ave, between 3rd st and 3 bis Barrio Amon, San Jose. The nightly rate was under fifteen dollars. Plus, the hostel has an outdoor pool to refresh guests.
The atmosphere became quite social thanks to the happy hour. Backpackers tend to get together on a nocturnal basis to tell anecdotes about the same day in San José or stories from back home.
An action had to be taken after the fifth night and the beer tab…