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... and up the street, pondering on all that I've seen. While grabbing dish of fresh fruit salad from a vendor I notice another bizarre contradiction: The building behind him is covered with street art--fascinating graffiti with an anti-establishment bent.
And what is this building? The national legislative assembly!
Could you imagine the US capitol covered with street art? Well, it's perfectly cool in Costa Rica!
On down the road is the ...
... for- more like pastries and cakes and things. I fell upon a place called Fucra- looked a it upper class, so thought that must be the place for me.! It was quite busy, and as I was in the near vicinity of the places where ex presidents live, so it was also clear that it may be a bit more expensive than your average bear street corner Café. The food did look good though so sometimes you just don't mind paying that bit extra, and this was one of those times. ...
... are yellow here), bananas, star apple fruits and pineapples.
We had a typical Costa Rican lunch: retried beans, Nacho chips, chicken and rice and fruit juice. Very nice, especially with hot sauce sprinkled on the rice!
Tonight we will learn about the education system - tomorrow we visit a family where we will learn to cook a traditional meal and visit a school.
... share salesmen.. yes. but not taxi drivers. our driver was really good. he took us right to the hostel, with no shena****ns like we had read about. also he didnt have a GPS and had no problem finding the place. we had a hostel booked in San Jose for 2 nights which was really nice. It was Nothing fancy but it was clean, in a safe area and we cold walk downtown. We had a private room with our own bathroom (complete with suicide shower) and bunk ...
On Sunday, August 31st, we visited the San Jose suburbs of Atenas and Grecia as well as Alajuela, the second largest city in Costa Rica.
San Jose is a dirty town with a crime rate only exceeded by Puerto Arenas. Its streets are an incomprehensible maze with few directional signs. Addresses are often expressed in such ...