Villa Rica Guest House

Alajuela, Province of Alajuela, Costa Rica | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Alajuela

Baños? No necesitamos baños!

A travel blog entry by bpancoast


... and having a good time. The nuns created a most amazing meal for us (squash soup with rice, and some sort of chicken and tortilla and cheese casserole, followed by strawberry pudding with whipped cream).

It's 8pm CR time, and we're all zonked. I will try to post some photos tomorrow, after our full day of activity (church, orientation, and planning). The warmth is nice, the people are lovely, and the vibe is relaxed. Pura vida!

Silvia's Graduation from Medical School

A travel blog entry by lewnwdc


... were being awarded bachelor’s degrees in nursing or related medical fields.

The ceremony began at 2:05 p.m. and lasted about an hour and a half. Since everything was in Spanish, I couldn’t understand any of the speeches given by five university officials and one student. There were a few musical performances, then the graduates were called up by name to receive their diplomas. Silvia was the second person called since the doctoral degrees ...

Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by bridgetwes91185

... wanted a ticket from Tica bus station for San Jose for noon I had to leave then. I made it to Tica bus station 30 min b4 noon. Line was really long for San Jose, so I new my chances of getting a ticket was poor. Finally 12:30 made it to counter asked for one ticket for San Jose and nada!!!! Nope! But the guy said I can hold your passport and if someone cancels or doesn't show up u can have there seat! So I sat and waited patiently!! I had ...

Bird list for Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by beattie_family


... crowned night heron
Common nighthawk
White-throated Magpie Jay
Red-legged honeycreeper (male and female, on feeder)
Keelbilled toucan
Lughing falcoln
Passerini's Tanager
Montezuma Oropendola
Rufus Motmot
Grove-billed Ani (Thomas only)
Scaly Brested hummingbird
Jaribu stork
Grey-headed Chachalaca
Buff-throated saltator
Roseate spoonbill
Brown pelican
Magnificent ...

Just some pics of some of my students :)

A travel blog entry by rachael.fennell


... my language and they way i spoke to them and i constantly had to think about the vocabulary i was using. i felt really silly speaking so slow and having to act out everything i wanted them to do haha. you get told to be a "clown" when you teach the lower levels. its definitely a shock to have to think about language in that way and alter what you're saying. the way you can tell they were beginners is by the code name of the class ...

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