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... than expected- the bus door fell off! I was hoping that I would pick up a huge amount of Spanish to help me over the next month but only one phrase sticks in my mind- 'Pura Vida' (pure life) which is the Costa Rican reply to everything and everything- I guess it's not a bad approach!
I had a brief afternoon in Madrid to wander the streets, many plazas and the odd museum before I took the train east to Caspe for my next placement, more on that in my next ...
... the staff suggested, but I think we looked a bit lost. Luckily someone on the street was able to help us find a bar with a relaxed atmosphere. We each had a drink or two (I got a Guaro Sour) and some of use got food (I got tacos!). By the time we were done there, we went back to the hotel and went to sleep! We had to get up at 7 am for breakfast the next day!
I'll be sure to post pictures when I get a chance.
Our time in Costa Rica has come to an end and I'm not sure what to think. We had scheduled an extended stay in this relatively safe, beautiful, and hospitable Central American country in order to work our way through a list of five things:
1- First and foremost we wanted to get a bit of a start on conversational Spanish (DH because she heard that learning a new language wards off ...
... of being alone.
I did discover that the architecture of the Plaza Cultura is based upon the hexagon. I visited that place so frequently, but I never knew! Apparently the hexagon can be found among the ceilings, floor and other structural aspects of the Plaza. The aspect I like most about the Plaza Cultura is that it was designed in a way that makes the people the main attraction. It's probably the ...
... body strength! We also made a tour of the achaeological site, we would have the chance to be guided on a tour later in our phase, but this was our first opportunity to see the park and where we'd be working. The park itself is relatively small and centres on an archaeological site, which was inhabited from 1000 BC until 1400 AD. Our first Sunday finished with dinner under our newly erected kitchen and dining area and the first days review. Our first day of work started ...