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... I will do a 100 km Hike somewhere along this journey, but I do need to move briskly if I want to fully experience all the corners of Costa Rica, Panama... and maybe Nicaragua. So, early in the morning, I'm off joining the morning crowd across town to catch my bus south. It's several hundred kilometers to the next town to the south, and looking at it on the map, it looked like a pretty daunting hike. But riding the bus on a windy ...
... from all this trash. Woah! There were 2 things that looked like retention ponds, these were actually natural swimming pools.
There were the definite things you would expect at a hippie commune; solar showers, compost piles, outhouses, a fire circle, and tents but then we saw the house. Again made from trash and natural materials, she called "Cob", http://www.cobcottage.com/whatis, complete with a tree growing in the middle of it. The kitchen was actually outdoors and ...
... game. All of you know how BINGO is played so, we all got our cards for about $2 US and started our massive game of translation. Who knows all their spanish numbers? Well luckily, there was a big projector screen just in case we forgot if that was 62 or 72. The announcer was energetic, as all BINGO announcers are and I even understood a few of his jokes. During the BINGO game, we sat near our neighbors that we met one day while waiting for the bus and she checked ...
... for half of another one. Neil and I really like being around plants but as far as caring for them, we usually say we have a black thumb. We looked around the green house for some tools and came across a small rake and a wooden spoon and got to work. It didn't take very long once we got the sequence figured out. The garden was so peaceful too with all the butterflies, birds and dragonflies. A great way to start the day!
This was ...
... on a Thursday. The prices here are close to those at the Thursday market and there is a huge selection. Yesterday we purchased some fish, veggies and even stopped for lunch all in this one market.
We tried to compare all these options on a spreadsheet to see what the actual best deal is. We don't know yet, how much we've spent on groceries up to today so hopefully in the end, we don't spend more than we do in SF. We'll see.
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On Calle 1, between Avenida 2 and 4, faces Parque Central, San Isidro de El General | Hotelfrom $10