Hotel La Finisterra
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... ordering brightly colored frozen drinks from morning till night and eating large plates of cheese-and-meat-covered nachos around the pool. It made Sam and me that much more anxious to get back home and in control of our diets. Dreams benefited from our modest consumption.
While Sam was away, the kids got scuba diving lessons in the pool from Pablo, the onsite scuba instructor. Though the "course" was light on theory, they became comfortable with the BC and regulator, ...
... a large, high branch and we quietly observed it for a while as we learned about its natural history. Unfortunately,these birds are often poached; people working in plantations have found their nests and can sell them on the black market for $500 per bird. Once these birds travel to a distributor, they can be worth $1,000 or more easily. This trade is illegal in Costa Rica, however there is a great demand for these birds as pets and some countries still allow their export. Many have ...
... at the botanical gardens as a goodbye to our family volunteering from Canada. There are a few trails around the gardens and we saw a family of monkeys! After the cookout I went to the library where I spent a few hours making crafts with the kids. I already love them and have a few favorites and they all asked if I was coming back tomorrow.
It is surprising how different each of the Central American countries are. They all have democracies (though Daniel Ortega in Nicaragua is doing his best to become a "president for life" as they used to say in Africa). All have volcanoes, a coast on the Pacific, grow coffee, speak Spanish as their official language and are nominally Catholic. But the way people behave is very different: their culture and the approach ...
... I still made mistakes, I finished feeling like I wasn't a complete idiot and that I could actually do this. Obviously I need practice but I felt so much better than the last time! After work I went for some drinks with Tom, Laura, Martin and Brenda and we went to theirs for dinner. We took some wine and Brenda cooked some pesto pasta. It was so tasty and so garlicky, which as you all know I love! It was nice not to cook as well, especially as I had no food in the ...