My original airline was Iberia, but due to the changes in Miami, I had to board an American Airline plane in Miami. There I got to meet Craig, a guy from Florida, who was planning to rent a car and invited me to team up. We had kind of the same plans, which meant no plans at all. So not having to spend a lot of my valuable time on the bus and instead travel and explore the country more independently I agreed immediately.
We picked up the car and headed towards to the city. Our first stop was “Costa Rica Backpackers” but it did take some time till got there. Street signs are rare in San José and streets can change from normal street to one-way within one intersection.
The “Costa Rica Backpackers” was a very comfortable place and provided free internet access, a swimming pool and a large TV screen with international channels etc.