Hotel Costa Larimar
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... peninsula, and one of its sites is Laguna de Oviedo, a highly saline lagoon
with a large variety of birdlife. I ascended the lookout tower at the visitor
center for some distant flamingoes, but beyond that it’s guided tours only. At
$90 for a four hour tour with a boat ride on the lake I decided against it. I’ve
seen lots of flamingoes, egrets, and iguanas in my travels, and it’s hot, and I’m
... s most recent pregnancy. Things are just simpler here and sometimes it's refreshing. Sure I have, many times, longed for intellectually stimulating conversations with people in my town but I didn't come to Peace Corps for academic purposes I came for a real life experience. To learn about people and maybe help them along the way. Who knows how many people I've affected over these past two years but I know there were some and that is ...
... where all of the volunteers in my group (and others in the region) are invited to and must wear white. It's a cool idea because not only did we have it on the beach with food, drinks, music and a bonfire, but people slept in tents on the beach. Not to mention the next day we went to a 3 story house on the river (Tarzan's House) to eat brunch then test out the new zip-line that the hotel in my site installed. Who knew that Peace ...
... complete central artisan workshop.
Project reality: Turns out the artisan association did not like to meet or work together. However, we were able to finish construction and inaugurate the central workshop. I’m pretty sure I single handedly helped my project partner sell enough Larimar jewelry to buy his jeepeta, computer, and cable satellite dish (thanks PCVs!). Essentially, I focused my attention on youth ...
... We split the groupinto two to make it more efficient and worked from 9 to 5 every day. All of the doctors, nurses, students, and every one else that came down were great and we had a fun time working together. It's always interesting working with groups that have never been to a developing country or met Peace Corps Volunteers for that matter. I always forget that we become this source of information for anything and everything ...