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... 8221; and “beer.” It is funny how
difficult the word “bird” is for native Spanish speakers…I guess it is about as
funny as how hard it is for me to say anything with the trilled R, like arroz
(rice) or perro (dog).
turned off the road onto a thin trail, the trail lead through a hedgerow, down
a hill, across a small bridge and back up on the other side. Atop a small hill,
backed by jungle, ...
... with no head rest? I won't even tell you, because you should be imagining. The middle seat is no place for the weak. We rode a few hours and stopped at a restaurant/ bird zoo. I saw tucans, parrots, and a huge brown bird that was cool too. And funny enough, Amy's bus had stopped there too.
After we hopped back in the van, I made sure not to get another middle seat. Then we took the long, treacherous, dirt road up to Monteverde. It ...
Today, I had class like normal and break at 10:00am. At the break, Anthony, our students coordinator was going around asking people what they wanted for lunch. The girl I so happened to be sitting with, Laurel from Chicago, was going to go on a trip where you look for sea turtles (Las Tortugas) at night that are on the beach laying their eggs. It was an impulse decision, but I said yes. But, I'll get to that part later.
After morning class let out, I ate lunch and headed ...
... us about 25 minutes because we kept stopping to take pictures of the sunset. We then realized….that this was indeed a honeymoon. Amy and I concluded our romantic sunset honeymoon with a candle lit dinner on the beach. I had a chicken and brie sandwich with rice and black beans in a spicy coconut sauce. YUMMMM. Oh, and then I had freshly made coconut ice cream to finish it off. SO. ...
... delicious lunch and as soon as class let out, I jumped on a horse!
My horse, Phillipe, that I later found out was a girl....was the "tired" horse in the group (see attached evidence). We were behind the group for most of the ride just trucking along, but we did enjoy the lovely scenery together, and several stops to eat some vegetation (Phillipe-not me). I spoke some Spanish to Phillipe and found that I had to cheer her on the entire ...