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... Our appetizers were both listed in the menu as having a garlic sauce, but upon arrival, it appeared that the kitchen had unceremoniously plonked down 2 snails (instead of the advertised 6) on a piece of wilted lettuce for Sam Jackson and 3 tiny shrimp on a piece of wilted lettuce for me. There was no garlic sauce or any flavor whatsoever on either plate. Sam Jackson gamely consumed his black snails, and I ate my just-thawed baby shrimp, albeit without enjoyment. Happily the ...
... noodle fighting" and swimming around in that pool. Finally, our villa also included a full-time housekeeper, Noemie, who took care of us like family during our stay.
We had been in email correspondence with our friend Sue for several weeks before we arrived in Costa Rica in order to coordinate our activities. Since Sue is a wonderful planner (and since we had already been traveling for 11 months), we were delighted to let her take the lead on organizing our ...
... did in a week! At night, Isabel would go and sleep at her sister’s house so we had the house to ourselves. It was nice to have so much privacy! Even better than the privacy was laundry day! My homestay included laundry which I wasn’t sure I would be comfortable with. Turns out I have no problem with someone cleaning my clothes and returning them to my bedroom! Staying with a host family instead of a student dorm ...
... caused my bankcard to stick to the box. It was super lucky, as while waiting for the bus driver I spotted an ATM and thought I would stock up on dollars before the boarder and realised the card was gone. It was only moments before the bust departed, and I had already accepted the card was gone that I thought of the box, checked the bin and found the card... phew! The force was with me and I was smiling for the rest of the day. The second half of the bus ...
... revitalized, my mind was inspired and my
heart was enthused.
told me of a path to a nice swimming hole in the river, I gathered my soap and
towel and went down for a bath. The shower was cold anyway so why not just bath
in the river. I spent almost an hour relaxing by the river. By now lunchtime
was approaching so I headed back up to the main farm. Over lunch we discussed
the workshop that we would ...