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... airport. I couldn't really remember how far it was to the airport so allowed a lot of time and good job I did! Now the fun starts. First I had to pay $25 to check in a bag, then security got me. Yes they caught me, I had explosives in my bag. I should've hidden them a bit better really. Okay so what happened was they were doing random hand swabbing checks (which was weird enough) and of course they chose me. I mean why ...
... only a few flights a day, and even the terminal was closed up. I had to climb over the gate to get out and continue my walk back to the hostel. Then it was football o'clock, Costa Rica played Uruguay (and won, great excitement at the local bar) and then England lost to Italy. It was a fun day.
On my 12th day in Costa Rica I finally left the Osa Peninsula. I had lots of fun on the Osa, and in 11 days I ...
... will see nice homes in the city but for the most part, Central America is very poor.
-It is not uncommon to see single room homes that look like a tin shack. Sometimes you see houses that are built with bamboo or small trees. They machete the trees down for framing, use the limbs for siding, and cover it with a thatch roof.
-Most places we visit do not have hot water and none of them have air conditioning. No one has clothes dryers.
... a cookie like configuration alongside a tulle wrapped cream topped with a small scoop of passion fruit sorbet! And that’s not all as alongside were razor thin slices of fruits I doubt I’ve ever tasted before – one was citrusy, another maybe passion fruit, a plum I did know but not the others. Every bite was a circus of flavour in your mouth. Yes, I did share, albeit reluctantly!
Rich enjoyed a glass of Argentinian Pinot ...
Today began with a new running route for running club through the downtown area of the city-super pretty and a lot more flat! Less hills, yay! Then we went on campus, as usual, and I was paired with Danae, one of the stint team members, for the day. She is so so kind and probably the best Spanish speaker on the stint team, so she is also a little intimidating! We started the morning off meeting with a group of about 5 students who she has been meeting ...