Travel Blogs from Villa Neily
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Guest Mary S.
- Date of stay 12/31/13
- Review Submitted 01/16/14
We loved our stay at the
Casita; what's not to love about waking up every morning to white-faced
capuchins? We were quite pleased to find a large capuchin family staying
in one of the trees just behind the ...
... put into place. It is almost un-fathomable to think that in this flat, rock-filled dirt lot now lie what actually appears to be the beginning of a structure...a home.
The team worked with determination. The team worked with passion. The team worked for each-other and most importantly, the team worked for the families of This beautiful country.
Just like every day before, the children would arrive on the build site after they have ...
... faith and make a difference in the lives of those less fortunate. It's our chance to thank God.
We arrive and quickly unpack and set up. We have a short prayer and introduction and then we are lead through some rather stringent stretching techniques graciously led by Kim. Which is a good thing because our first job is to unload a large quantity of 250 lb cement slabs off the delivery truck. We ...
The Tica bus to Panama City traveled through the night from San Jose. It left Costa Rica at 11pm. I was in the luxury bus, which means you get a small pillow and small blanket. You definitely need the blanket because the buses are freezing. They have the air conditioner cranked up to the max! I may have to invest in a warm "night bus blanket" because I was so cold. I must have gotten some sleep though because the 5 hours ...
4am We get woken up by the loud speaker
Apparently we are now at the border so we need to get our immigration paperwork and passports and get off the bus. Also, let me say that I am a full fledged Popsicle now as it is ridiculously freezing on this bus so getting off will be nice. We all get in line and then the bus drives away. I knew that this is how it went but even still it is a little disconcerting to watch it drive away.