Hotel Playa Bejuco
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A lot has happened over the last several days. Personal growth in addition to the invigoration of the beautiful surroundings, the absurdly friendly people, and the simple way of being. The Highlights of the last several days...
* Being the house cook for friends and community. I remembered how much I like to cook.
* Wandering through streets ...
... the afternoon walking around Atenas which was surprisingly quiet. Guess some people still observe the Sunday sabbath. Nonetheless, we had a good time and headed back to Hogar de Vida to swim with our old friend, Julio, a physically challenged 17 year old who loves to hang out with Lakeland people at the pool.
Had dinner with Tim Stromstad and heard ...
... We were right there with them and thanks to Rafael and his scope we spotted a beautiful grasshopper with colors almost as outrageous as the scarlet macaws. We also glimpsed a beautiful green parrot high up in a tree, and white faced monkeys scampered in the trees above us. We really looked hard for a two- or three-toed sloth. We failed to spot one, even though the park is well known to have an abundant population.
The beach was calm with ...
... inserting a straw into the newly-opened cavity. Those who made the purchase sipped contentedly.
The most interesting item, however, was the milky liquid in the used Fresca bottles. Rafael explained that it was a home-made alcoholic drink called coyol wine that is prepared from the sap of a palm tree. The sap is collected and allowed to ferment; the alcohol content can reach as high as 15%. Rafael said ...
... later, but I wanted to send a few more pictures and put in a plug in for this country. Why? You can drink the water, it's not so different that it is exhausting to navigatre, the views are spectacular even from the bathrooms, the national parks are visionary, there is such delicious fruit, the weather is warm when ours in Oregon is cold, the people have been really friendly, the flight there is not that far, the ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool