Travel Blogs from Rincon de La Vieja National Park
... tired but could not bring myself to nap. I had this feeling that if I closed my
eyes I would miss something… that the Toucan would land inches from my nose and
I would miss it! As darkness approached the Montazuma Orphilie started their
song and dance in the treetops. When the bugs became unbearable I moved into
the main cabin. Ernesto put me in one of the nice cabins to sleep, but the main
cabin has a TV and satellite, it was 5 o’clock and ...
... sustainable agriculture, so returning is a real possibility. Which would be wonderful because I would have the opportunity to follow up on and build on my research.
I am writing of my weekend on Monday morning and will be
going to Siempre Verde shortly to give a workshop on food preservation and
canning. I am very happy to be spending some of my last days in the country at this beautiful farm. I have felt myself becoming bitter and annoyed by things in
... 8217;s girlfriend, in the kitchen to make doughnuts! With all my baking and cooking I surprisingly have never made doughnuts, I was excited to learn how. Norma mixed the dough by hand before rolling it out on the kitchen island. She heated a pan of oil and handed me a slotted spoon. Chepe came in briefly to goofily pose for a photo. Norma and Alya cut out doughnuts with a drinking glass and a soda bottle top, while I tended the ...
... the women were sweet and patient, speaking slowly
and allowing me time to think through my responses. We discussed hobbies,
family, men, shoe fashion, and cooking. Cooking was a wonderful topic, I had
learned the vocabulary for food pretty quickly and was able to follow the
conversation well and even contribute a fair amount. The women asked me what
random things were called in English, such as the stem ...
... and I will have my first dance lesson.
Saturday we will be going to Canyon Negro, a nature reserve that is famous world wide for it's bird-watching opportunities. It is a wetland which attracts migratory birds as well as supports many year round residents. I am very excited to see this place! We will also be meeting with a women's farmer group out that direction.
Have a great weekend everyone! You'll hear from me again on Monday!
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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