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... Rica until you've been there. Then you can actually get it. It reminds me of Burn Camp in some ways, because you just don't get it until you come there and see how wonderful the entire situation really is. I am looking forward to future Costa Rican adventures, and I hope I can continue to be a part of making a difference in a small part of the world. Thank you for reading, and please try to embody the "Pura Vida" lifestyle. For now, ...
... It is stunning; though unfortunately every owner wanted to make it their own and kept cutting it down!!! Heathens.
We contemplated squeezing in the Spy Museum but realised it was a bit too far and we wouldn't cover much of it. So, on a suggestion we headed next door to the American Museum. It covered transport (ok), food (pass), pop culture (v. Cool), and other bits that must have not fitted in the other museums .... ...
I'm going to try to keep this blog while I travel to Greenland for the Joint Science Education Partnership. I'll be there working with two other Einstein Fellows and 5 students from the United States. We will be flying on a Hercules C-130 from an Air National Guard base in Albany, NY to Kangerlussuaq, Greenland. There we will meet Greenlandic and Danish students as well as their teachers. We will learn about and even conduct some polar research ...
... am not doing it justice right now. It was just mind blowing, it sent shivers up your spine. After spending a day in Washington it was easy to see why the Americans are so proud of their country, I was feeling pretty patriotic at this point!
After wondering round the monument for a few minutes we headed out the back and sat down to watch the sun set over the Potomac. Again, no words.
It was pretty hard to pull ourselves away from the monument but it was getting ...
... the Washington Monument. Not to mention the umpteen museums.
TIP: DC has a great system of public bikes that are free if you get them to the next stall within half an hour. Unfortunately we didn’t figure that out until right at the end and spent the whole day hoofing it. On the bright side it was a good excuse to gorge ourselves on dinner at Ruby Tuesday’s.
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On Monday Dave was back at work and I ...
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