Hotel & Boutique Hojarascas
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Costa Rica, 2014
Jimmy drove us to the airport (how many times had we taken that same
happy drive with him and Allie and Bernie to vacation together. Now he has
become our personal chauffeur). Once we got our boarding passes we headed to
security, which I made it through with ease – always do – but Marilyn was
stopped, patted down, x-rayed and inspected – as she always is. The TSA person
pulled out a ...
... this family and their children.
Then we visited a school near Sonafluca where the children and principal had come on Saturday to greet us, show us around and also dance for and with us. The Grand Circle Foundation provides help for several schools in the area with a goal to enrich the environment and education by giving things like tile for the floors or tables and desks. It is a nice facility and especially the ...
We stopped off at La Paz waterfall gardens as I had read up about the place before we came away
We got to hand ...
... Gatsby, very excited!! As I have seen all the different stages of growth in bits and pieces I need to somehow put all the snippets of knowledge together to make a logical timeline! The seeds for the new plants are not bought, they are harvested from old plants after they have had their fruit harvested. The plants are chopped short to allow the seed space to grow and they are collected after around two months. When they are ready they are collected by ...
... general. After this we enjoyed seeing some of the sloths they were looking after, both two and three toed. These sloths had all be rescued from people keeping them as pets, electrocuted by cables or found abandoned as babies. This included Toyota who only had one arm - the first sloth amputee. We then visted the sloth nursery and were lucky enough to be able to hold some of the baby ones (only 3/4 months old) including Linus who had a deformed lip, but it made him even ...
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