Hotel Arena Blanca
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- Swimming pool
- Pets allowed
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11:00. Hot. Sticky. Tired. The minibus arrives. 11 students and 2 leaders get out of the minibus. It's not as bad as I initially thought. Although 13 American students does sound a tad intimidating I think because they want to be here and they want to learn they are willing to get more involved. They are kind of a gap year company but I can't work it out because they are all my kind of age ...
... she looks like a very tan Chinese girl. She speaks English, Spanish from being here, Chinese and Thai. Then towards the beach end of the plot is the hatchery with all the lil baby turtles in, waiting to come out. Went down the road for dinner as one of the local families cooks for us, then chilled playing uno before going to bed. Doing my first night survey tomorrow so let's see how that goes. The journey awaits ...
-the thing that sucks about learning spanish is...one day i feel great...like i'm really kickin' ass and then the next day...well, a complete jackass. Nena told me we were going to the thermal spa a week ago. no idea what the hell i heard...maybe terry's bar??? but i showed up with no swim suit. EVERYONE kept asking me "where the f did you think we were going?" good question...now i know how to translate 'termal spa' into english..."thermal ...
... I've watched in on Animal planet several times and knowing CR is one of the only places on the planet they nest, I was hoping to see it up close and personal. Sadly, due to global warming and construction near their beaches, the numbers of turtles nesting has dropped from thousands each night to a mere two or three. The guide said they hadn't seen any in about a week so they were not going out. This was a very sad moment. Certainly the future of these prehistoric creatures ...
Day 7 - Saturday at the beach
After yesterday's Biking Bad experience, our intent today was pure relaxation. Nothing more difficult than lounging at the beach. Finally Robin gets the day she imagined. We slept in, well one of us did. I took my morning walk and Robin joined me for our standard fruit and cereal breakfast. About 10 we set off for the beach. After much discussion, I convinced Robin we should give the bikes (a ...