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Travel Blogs from Esterillos Este
We've made our final drive back toward San Jose, in order to fly out tomorrow. We can't believe the time is almost ended and we look back on our many experiences with happiness and fullness. As we see more and more big homes of Canadians and Estado Unidenses and read more signs and menus in English, we see how lucky we are to have found this sweet little place here called La Encantada. It's a picture perfect, ...
... There are long rows of burned material along every street and it smells like smoke everywhere.
... an old coconut falls, it
is as if someone has dropped a bowling ball from 50 feet. One must consider this when parking a car, walking
in the road or lounging in the yard.
We made another trip
to the airport in San
Jose'. It is a two-hour trip each way. We were getting the route down pretty
well. Jeff’s son Chris would arrive late
this afternoon. The sunset passed over
the mountains as we wound ...
... that car had crossed our lane, it skidded right off the shoulder and tumbled straight over a 100 foot cliff, ending the journey on its roof. The car was smoking, and there was no evidence of life. But the drop-off was so steep that even the ambulance staff did not venture down. The ambulance crew was on the radio requesting a rescue vehicle. But within a minute or two, a young man climbed out of the gorge and was helped up. He was very agitated ...
... Oh well, they had fun. We stopped along the way and saw a bunch of crocodiles; Barnaby explained that they congregate in this area of the river because the local cattle farmers all decided to start feeding them in an effort to protect their herds, so the crocodile family started to grow because they knew they were going to get fed, and the farmers cows were therefore safe from the crocs. ...