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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... Once through customs, you just pick up your luggage and bring it through a scanner and voila you are done. For the night we rented a room at the Holiday Inn & a vehicle through expedia. The car rental company is called Economy and has a counter in the terminal, again they all speak english. The hotel also offers free shuttle to the hotel. Economy brought us to their office just outside the airport and ...
... are really down to earth and very nurturing and caring. Lillian, Mrs Lloyd could be anyone's mum. She had such an overtly mothering demeanour about her, one that would make anyone feel relaxed.
All in all the people could not have been more welcoming and friendly, down to the lovely lady at The Rock who tells me each morning " Don't worry Ma-rie, you will find somewhere today".
So the search for somewhere to live ...
Tica bus TIME!!! Leaving San Salvador at 3am we will arrive in San Jose, Costa Rica around midnight to 1am a solid 20-22 hours on the bus! Wow! But the bus seems pretty good at 7am we got feed a burger with egg and sausage which was really unexpected and then we had to wait a while at a border crossing into Nicaragua!! It was a bit ridiculous but we got there in the end! We arrived In Managua three hours later than we suppose too so ...
... living in California, a freshly graduated law school student, and a teacher all seeking further fluidity in Spanish.
I am more confidant in my abilities this year fresh off the online Spanish course from hell + a year of teaching regularly conjugated verbs, vocabulary, and surfing Rick Steves youtube channel with my students. Let the fast paced learning and latest best two weeks ever begin!
Highlights: 1. Tried our hand at another club for more Spanish practice ;) Mis amigas and I had heard about this place that was supposed to be hoppin (yeah, I said hoppin) on Monday nights due to the live band. Silly us, we expected a fantastic Latino band. Instead, we enjoyed the sweet sounds of a modern day YMCA-looking crew. The main fellow was decked out in a traditional Aftican outfit. And shame on me for generalizing Africa, but I really have no ...