Travel Blogs from San Jose
... the staff suggested, but I think we looked a bit lost. Luckily someone on the street was able to help us find a bar with a relaxed atmosphere. We each had a drink or two (I got a Guaro Sour) and some of use got food (I got tacos!). By the time we were done there, we went back to the hotel and went to sleep! We had to get up at 7 am for breakfast the next day!
I'll be sure to post pictures when I get a chance.
... partner! We got along so well
throughout the 2 weeks we spent together, which tells me that longer trips
should and would most likely be planned. He also found it really interesting to
backpack and swears it won't be his last backpacking adventure.
On the early stages of my trip I focused on Scuba Diving and realized just how
much I appreciate this activity. Every future destination will definitely be
near places where diving is possible. I am really glad ...
On Tuesday, Bethany, Jenna, Hannah and I got up at 3:30am to take Tyler to catch the 5:30am Paquera ferry to the airport in Alajuela to fly home. It was sad to see him go.
Hannah and I dropped off Bethany & Jenna in San Jose. They will continue to explore the caribbean side of Costa Rica and may go into Nicauraga during their time here.
Hannah & I stopped in a nice town called Alajuela. Where we found pigeons ...
... I'm not just saying that out of bias. It screamed La Navidad with twinkling lights, a light show and a fully decorated Christmas tree that has been up since the last time I visited. I arrived to a running Ricardito telling me to lift him up. I couldn't have asked for a better welcome. I lifted him up, swung him until he said that he was getting dizzy and we immediately began to play with the toys that I had brought him. ...
... and caused me to trust them even more.
Zach Snell - I have never felt such a great sense of accomplishment in my life. Our teamwork and perseverance allowed us to build a home in one week that will provide shelter and security for a lifetime. We were able to give a family something other than a dirt floor to sleep on for the first time in their lives!
Kelly Larmon - hope!
Stacia - Gratitude is my word for the week...for the chance to go on this ...