Hosteria San Jose
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... of them had pools. They were heated pools. Finally, we got to the thermal spa. It was 7:00 and everybody was hungry. It was really expensive to get in so we said we could just come back tomorrow and swim. I was so bummed.
We walked to a pizza place down the road. It was delightful. ...
... dawn for what our host dad called "sport fishing". We (Abby more so than myself) struggled through breakfast and walked outside to see our ENTIRE host family (approx. 20 people of all ages) crammed into the back of one small pickup truck. We managed to snuggle down into the bed of the truck with them and off we went, driving into the mountains for about 2 hours until we reached a tiny pond that was apparently stoked full of trout. It was a beautiful location, close to ...
... that we didn't know existed came into view. From north to south, neighborhoods are built in and around the mountains and valleys. The city is narrowly sandwiched on the east and west by mountains, with even more mountains visible in the distance. The air at the top was easily 10-15 degrees colder, making us quickly grab for our jackets. We hiked uphill even further to get a complete view. The most interesting sight was the sudden break ...
... idea of what the symptoms were and what the plan of treatment ended up being. I listened to hearts and lungs and took weights and heights. Apparently, upper respiratory infection season, because we saw lots of those, but also RSV, strep, and some stomach bugs. Most interestingly, we had a case of a tricuspid valve murmur, which even I was able to hear with my ...
... spots. Its also extremely built up, all residential buildings are incomplete which we've been told is because owners don't need to pay any tax on the property until it is complete... That one backfired as every single building has a half completed second level, not a great look for the city! Surprisingly most of the backpackers we met in our first few days had all travelled down from Columbia, we were even more surprised to learn they found Columbia relatively safe ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool