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... work scrubbing toilets or travel the world for business, it is all about personal growth and what YOU want to do. Our world is so judgemental that it is really driving people to insanity. At the end of the day, the only opinion that matters is your own. With that being said, end your day with the question "did I do everything I can to make myself happy?" If the answer is no, then make a plan to fix that the following day. Better yet, make that plan twice as good and live it ...
Costa Rican food is generally known to be simple with a pleasant mild flavour. However, it is also common to have big jars on the tables filled with vegetables that have been mixed with chiles.
Rice and beans are the basis of many meals. The 'Ticos', as Costa Ricans are commonly known, like to eat tortillas made of maize, eggs, ...
... we headed directly for the café for sustenance. As the chilling winds hit my bare arms, I decided to stop by the souvenir shop to check the price on sweatshirts. I hadn't used much Spanish at this point in our journey, so I decided to be courteous and ask the price in Spanish to the young sales clerk.
Me: "Cuento cuesta?"
Sales clerk: “Veinticinco” ($25)
Me, repeating him for assurance: “Veinticinco?”
... like to name things twice. I took the bus to the heart of San José and went from there. Out of sheer luck, as soon as I stepped off the bus, I came across another bus marked Sabana-Cementario just as it was leaving. I figured that was my bus and I stayed on it until I saw a whole lot of green, which I would assume to be a park. I managed to arrive there without any problems. I amused myself by posing with some of ...
... walls by the roads/highways - I think it is tolerated because it is actually really good :) Up waaaaay too early this morning for a 6.20 pickup. First stop the Doka coffee plantation where we had breakfast consisting of Costa Rican fare - rice & beans, a fried egg of sorts with a salsa sauce & 2 tortillas. We got to try some of the coffee they make too.then onto the tour of the plantation, how they grow the plants from seed to full mature tree, how they then, pick by hand, ...