Hotel Cocal & Casino
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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... to the beach. When we arrived, there weren't many people, the water was calm, and somehow the trash I saw earlier was nowhere to be seen! It was as if I was at a completely different beach, but I loved it! I even saw 10-15 wild parrots just flying around the beach, and was totally amazed! I'd only seen parrots in the pet store, but seeing actual wild parrots was just something else! I went into the water and the tide was definitely lowered because I walked on ...
... university they must write an entrance exam. At age 18 they become a citizen, con vote, get a driver's licence, get married, can drink etc. Yes the kids have to apply to become a citizen even though they were born here.
Out tour took us by bus to board a scenic steam engine train that was originally used to transport coffee out of the mountains. Now it is used for tourism through the countryside. Along the route the train stopped so we could see and hear ...
Woke up this morning at 8, just in time to snooze until 810 then finally get up and get ready in 10 minutes for Spanish class at 830. Apparently, I can converse well with a Spanish accent - maybe the actual dialect will come next and not just a pretend Spanish accent.
For photography class, we went to a shop that makes surfboard. We were told to start adding the iso/shutter speed/aperture and mix it our knowledge of golden points and symmetry PLUS knowing ...
... which just ended.
Our local lifeguard in front of our house, Jorge (prounounced Horhay), sets up beach chairs everyday and rents them out. He also brings us fresh coconut to drink and when we're done, he'll cut them open so we have the coconut meat to eat.
Ticos, as native Costa Ricans are known, are extremely friendly. Everyone says hi and smiles are bountiful. There are lots of dogs here in Esterillos and even they are ...
... employees. And so, an entire chunk of the nation was left suffering silently, living homeless and hungry on the road side without edible crops to even soften their rumbling stomachs and disillusioned hearts. Like most things, it got worse before it got better. Children died, the government turned a blind eye. Only when a grass roots founded organisation - El Tuna - was established, and protests enacted, did change slowly happen for these farmers and their families. Now, as ...