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... to find all over Central America. Anyways, we whipped through immigration and customs in Nicaragua and then needed to go through the Costa Rican side. One would think that the borders would be situated kinda close to each other, but in fact they are located 200 meters away from each other - and the best mode of transport between the two border spots was by foot. So yep, with our passports stamped we strapped on our backpacks and walked down the long lonesome road to the Costa ...
... finished and cleaned up we made a big pot of coffee and enjoyed the
fruits of our labor with bread. My favorite was the mango butter; the papaya
was also very good, and the chayote sweet pickles where different but pretty
good as well. Once everyone had dispersed I gathered up the sweet little girl
cat to watch some TV and relax. She is still in my lap purring away. I am
looking forward to another night in a big comfy bed waking up to a chorus of
exotic birds. ...
... that I helped him feed the
ducks and chickens. Then since a moma duck and her chicks had escaped their pen,
and one chick had died for some unknown reason, we went on a wild duck
chase…while being chased by a very large goose. We needed to round up moma duck
and her 10 chicks. Mom flew off while Ernesto and I dove for the little fuzzy
chicks, they sure can run! The goose still found me a threat and followed me
everywhere hissing. Once ...
... scrambled down the steep bank
and everyone kicked of their shoes and tossed cloths into a pile before diving
into the deep blue pool. I was amazed at the depth of the river! I had looked
down at the river from many places but it is murky and hard to estimate the
depth. We waded across a shallowest
stretch, still waist deep, and sat on a sand bank on the opposite side of the
river. The youngest boys were digging a ...
... not be this species but at least I know some of
them are! I have been spending more time in town. Originally I took my walks
(before breakfast, lunch, and dinner) to the outskirts of town to escape from
the constant noise (roosters, motorcycles, music, children, dogs) and bustle of
people. Now I walk into town, at least for lunch, I grab an empanada from the
corner bakery or a yogurt from a small shop. When sitting in the park someone
usually comes around to ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center