Hotel el Portico

Calle Guacalillo, San Jose de la Montana, Province of Heredia, 48201 , Costa Rica | Hotel
Prices starting from $68.00

Travel Blogs from San Jose de la Montana

Game time

A travel blog entry by marksmb


... crazy when the routine is broken. It was harder to keep students focused today! See the picture of everyone watching the game...even split between those rooting for Netherlands and those rooting for Spain and a good chance to practice our Spanish because commentary is not in ...

School on opening of World Cup

A travel blog entry by marksmb


Today is the opening ceremony of the World Cup and students are decked out in their jerseys...mostly Costa Rica and Brazil. Keeping attention might be a bit harder but watch Alan give a high energy lesson using vocabulary from Frankenstein, he story the 7th graders have been reading. Also see pictures...including a snake that was killed near the playground. Life in the rainforest...always going to come across creepy crawlies, like the lizard in one of our student's rooms last ...

At school

A travel blog entry by marksmb


... by the instructor, and allows for quick assessment of the students. Hopefully as out LU students use it in the classroom, the local teachers will pick up on the technique. Today we are working on procedures for error correction when assessing student work. It seems like an easy thing, but we cannot just tell students answers are wrong. There are some optimal practices for providing support so that students are guided to the right answer. And then once e student gets ...

Completing the circle in Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by swanning_around


... facility are ziplines and hanging bridges. We booked to go on the Tram and walk across the hanging bridges without realising the walk was actually a 4 hour guided walk. We negotiated with the guide that we would go part of the way and then return on our own, partly so we did not have to climb the very steep slope and partly to give us time alone to birdwatch. We find that the groups on these walks never stop talking which is not good for bird or wildlife spotting. It was a good ...

2 Months and Counting...

A travel blog entry by morganmaraea


... JOKES I'm a volunteer so I have no money ���� haha 30: alcohol in bars and clubs are ridiculously cheap ���� Sort your **** out New Zealand. 31: Danced my wee heart out at a coupley ka pai parties. again New Zealand please sort your **** out, your behind. AND finally.. 32: The best thing I have discovered about Costa Rica is it's people! I have met the most amazing, beautiful, helpful, caring, funny, bestest ...

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