Rincon del Valle Hotel & Suites
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- Shuttle bus service
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Airport Transportation
- Minbar in room
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There is lots to report about our ranch here on the beach, but most important is the first hatching of my time here at LAST! This morning we got the sign that one of our transplanted nests was ready to start emerging, and lo and behold, tiny leatherback babies were already emerging! These turtles are truly the dinosaurs of the sea. They can be as large as 2.5 meters (8-9 feet for Americans), and are some of the oldest living creatures. This nest ...
... it's hard for people to say no once a gift has been given to them. Example being Hindu temple followers giving passerby's flowers and asking for a donation in return. Just as I finished that chapter, a guy on the bus started to give out DVDs to everyone on the bus and then proceeded to launch into a sales pitch. After which he went down the bus and collected payment and took DVDs away from people who didn't want to pay. How opportune! His success rate was ...
... I see 'tents' scattered throughout the forrest. Now the word tent is a complete understatement. Manuel has been building his camp for the past 10 years and the tents are more like huts built with wood and mosquito netting. The campsite can currently accommodate about 34 guests and has working toilets and showers. There is also what you would call a communal dinning area and kitchen. The place is absolutely amazing and I have quickly found my favourite spot looking out over the ...
... removed, the beans go into the roaster and are slowly heated over a wood fire. The lighter roast has more caffeine than beans that are roasted longer. Once they are roasted they go into the grinder and we get the benefit of the aroma!
The mill tries to be as green and efficient as possible--you can see the woodpile used for roasting and drying, some of which comes from ...
... by being generous. It was hard work but so rewarding.
Steve - AWESOME Team
Nick Hietpas - Two words come to mind from this experience, friendship and sadness. New friendships were formed this week from the teamwork, adversity, sweat, and tears we all shared together. Sadness not only came at the beginning of the build from witnessing the living conditions these families have to live with everyday, but also at the end knowing we will not be ...