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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... shooting for college so that lifted my spirits! Since she had a long journey home, she left midday and while I was sad to see her go, we spent the rest of the afternoon taking some much needed r and r! After swimming in the rain, unpacking and repacking our bags to be airport ready and eating a dinner that cost more than all of my meals yesterday put together (it's all relative, remember) we are ready for our new adventure in Mexico! Hasta ...
... middle of nowhere. Whatever terrible thing you might imagine, my mind was there.
Out of nowhere, random women starting getting on the bus. We weren't at a terminal and the bus was labeled Jinotepe. They would have no way of knowing that we were not just staying there. More women and their daughters started piling into the bus. Pretty soon, the whole bus was full. I asked one of the women where she was going and she said, "Masaya."
Seconds earlier I ...
... Momotombo volcano in the background. We also drove through the capital Managua but since there isn't much to see and it is primarily an administrative centre we did not stop. In Grenada we checked into our room. The first room they gave us stunk of sewage so the gave us a different room that was better. The water in town was shut off when we arrived so we could not shower. Instead we headed out to La Merced church and watched the sunset from the top of the bell ...
... girls will always remember.
We were happy to return to the fresh cool air of Monteverde, our little house and Osa the cat, who was waiting for us on her chair outside. Todd and I have both completed an intensive week of Spanish classes and we are getting more courageous about speaking with folks around town. Still a long way to go but a good start! Looking forward to a trip to the beach and a visit from Nana in March. Pura vida!!
... But to hold on to my good mood and simultaneously uplift his spirit without any expectations of where the conversation was supposed to go, totally made my night.
In other news, I'm getting used to cold showers (Susana says it's good for the prana...ha!) and being eaten alive by mosquitos. Two things that I did not take for granted in the Bay Area, as hot showers and mosquito-free living totally made it onto my gratitude lists this past year...