Hotel El Delfin
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... had a dinner for three. An hour later we heard bells ringing coming down the road. A young man was pushing a cart that had a cooler mounted to it. The cooler had pictures of frozen treats. It was the ice cream man! Jeff grabbed his wallet and camera, and the young entrepreneur posed for pictures. He then sold Jeff 3 ice cream bars for $10.
Clouds had rolled in by sunset time, and the sun was obscured as it fell below the horizon. But 10 ...
... rebooked us for later flights, to arrive in CR at 9:40 pm. We hooked up with Jeff & Kathryn (his daughter, my God-daughter) in Houston, and because of mechanical issues on their flight, we'd all be on the last leg together. The rental car was waiting, and we eventually made it to the house of George & Donna Sperry at Playa Bejuco, about 1:00 am.
I’d read somewhere that everyone we meet has ...
... the way of refreshment.
When we got back to the room Kate wanted to sleep and the boys wanted to play their flutes. Mom sent them down to the pool. Since no one was using it we figured they wouldn't bother too many people there. A few minutes after they left we could hear flute music coming from outside the window. Sure enough, we hadn't realized it but the pool is two flights down and just a little to the left of our window. The boys were jammin'.
... Mom liked it that the former latrine was changed into a display of religious artifacts in the late '40s. It's still got the "religious" ceiling, but now it's pretty much back to being an old latrine.
Everyone was pretty beat by this point, so we decided to head for the hotel. Outside of the museum there was a guy named Fernando who sold us some clay whistles in the shape of Costa Rican animals, sometimes 7 animals in ...
... near the
Pirris River (also called the Parrita River) which encouraged migration
of people from SAN JOSE
and Guanacaste. The origin of the name, so the story goes, has to do
with a woman named Rita who lived in one of the original settlements.
Rita had a business and received packages. “Es pa´ Rita” (It´s for Rita)
was often heard so the canton was called Parrita.
The canton ...