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The first leg of my journey started last night at the Sea-Tac airport. Nothing too exciting to report. I got through security and boarded my first of two flights with ease. While flying from Seattle to LA I sat next to an older gentleman who told me all about his business travels, and the last 26 hours he had spent on planes. I couldn't imagine sitting for that long! He also told me some of the things he knew about Costa Rica, including the fact that it is the ...
... for animals and birds abound. It was raining and we went for walks and spend time planning the rest of our itinerary. Had a takeaway from the soda, a cafe/eatery selling local food.
Rice and beans can be eaten with every meal and is called Pinto Gallo (painted rooster) and is tastier than one thinks! So breakfast is pinto Gallo and scrambled egg, not for M, too many beans don't agree with her.
4 hours by bus to San Jose from La ...
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Yesterday in class we talked about Individualism vs Collectivism. Individualism takes care of the individual first then the rest of the group. Collectivism on the other hand, takes care of the group first as a whole, then individual needs. In Costa Rica with my host family, I feel my host family works together really well. I am the tenth person living in the household. Everyone ...
... so beautiful and green and the sky are vibrantly blue. Those are a couple of the reasons we are always happy to come home to Costa Rica. When we arrived the jungle had crept in a little closer to our home and the birds were singing. The house was just was we had left it, with just the addition of a layer of dust and some gecko poo! We unpacked our suitcases, showered and headed out to get some food to put in our empty fridge. One of our wonderful ...
... where we nibbled on tapas and sipped sangria. We couldn't linger amongst the calamari and chorizo for too long as we had a flight to catch, but it was enough to whet my appetite for my next placement in Spain.
We all met up in San Jose, Costa Rica and went to sample some local food. We decided on a taster plate of tortillas, fried meat, beans, salsa and fried plantain. Unfortunately the majority of the food along our Costa Rican journey was a ...