La Corona de los Santos
Travel Blogs from San Jose
... almost automatically had to be started over the
following day since we were often heading onto different directions. It was a
weird feeling to truly make real friend and have to say goodbye the same day!
The sadness would dissipate quickly the next morning when new people would turn
out on my path.
Concerning the transportation and accommodation, there was again nothing to
fear as it was extremely simple. Most travellers would have nice place to
suggest and ...
... small road. There was no bus stop. There wasn´t even anything down that road. So we put on our packs and started walking. This was not a feasible option. Fortunately, a bus came round the bend, direction Monte Verde, with space on the floor for us to sit.
It was a beautiful bus ride. As we climbed up into the mountains, the sun was setting over the water far in the west, volcanoes and mountains punctuated the horizon and monkeys and birds adorned the trees at the sides of ...
... smoothie for 1500 Colones.
All of the store fronts in San Jose look the same and have steel gated bars for security.
Driving in Costa Rica is very exhausting. There are not any addresses, street signs. or roads labeled. As we traveled we could not find one street sign that was numbered or named. We got lost at least 10 times try to get from point A to point B.
I even stopped to ask a Tico for directions at a restaurant. I showed him the ...
Poor Ricky, the previous pet bird of Ricardito, had died. However, according to Ricardito, Ricky had escaped. Phew, good thing that I didn't spill the beans. I asked him where he escaped to and he replied, "perhaps to whatever place that he likes". Ricky has now been replaced by Ojitos, the new pet bird of the family. Let's hope that this one won't escape like Ricky for Ricardito's ...
... a group anymore.
Daniel M - Pura Vida!
Paul - A tremendous team on a tremendous mission where faith and generosity led every step in the journey.
Terry - I now more than ever Thank God for what I have and for what I don't. The members of this team were spectacular! Thanks All!!
Dennis - as the saying goes 'Give till it hurts' - and we did!
Melissa Knoop - This has been an exceptionally awesome trip! It was wonderful ...