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It's just too painful to revisit the memories of this trip from Nicaragua to Panama. Here's a rundown.
7:00 am: taxi from San Juan del Sur to Rivas
7:45 am: arrive in Rivas and find bus station (not a station actually, just a place on the sidewalk)
9:30am: catch the 9am bus to San Jose, CR
10:30: arrive at …
... of us
which suddenly and understandably slowed for a particularly deep section of
flooded roadway – stupid driving.
Then it was time to catch the train to Colon at
the Caribbean end of the canal where our two cars we hoped had been unloaded
from the Seaboard container ship bringing them from Cartagena. We caught a
local taxi to the Seaboard Marine offices not far from the train terminus.
Colon is not only rated a dangerous city for tourists but ...
... beans are like gold! Raul also told us that sometimes the trees don't always produce and can leave the plantation with only enough coffee beans for a few cups. Tim and I were amazed at the time and dedication it takes to successfully grow even a small amount of coffee. Usually the coffee trees stay within a greenhouse for 1 year before they are planted on the land. It takes another 30 years before the coffee tree starts producing quality fruit. Every ...
... This isnt even being studied in the states because it isnt yet translated into ASL! We r such wimps!!) the Kingdom Ministry, the Watchtower, any scriptures and any other miscellaneous material! So much work! But it turned out so marvelous to see. Jehovah knows how to keep things organized! And the look of the Brothers' faces when they gave talks or comments.... it just shows how much they love doing what they are ...
... it in place of random words in conversation till we got it right. "How are you today?" "Im good, almojabanos for asking! How's your tea?" "Oh it's almojabanos." "Mine too." "What time is it?" "It's almojabanos o'clock" "Ooh getting late. I better get to almojabanos." "Ok, see you in the morning! Almojabanos!" "Almojabanos!" Of course they thought we were crazy. But man, we can say that word.
Well, that's almojabanos for now :) *eye roll!* Nighty night ...