Travel Blogs from Santa Cruz
... br> Miguel is 27, and in training to be a shaman. Training takes 25 years. His father was also a shaman. The children asked many questions, starting off with, Where do you live? And, Why aren’t you married? Miguel explained that he may not marry until he has finished shaman training, 10 more years. Miguel explained Maleku masks and symbols, demonstrated building a fire the native way, and had his ...
... and answered many questions. There were eight local women in attendance. Al decided not to become beautiful so he went to a one-on-one class for "adolescents", but they hadn't got that organized yet. So he watched the men and boys play soccer in the “plaza”.
It’s already getting dark by 6:30 so we walked home dodging the trucks, cars, bikes, pedestrians, and dogs. We showered and were in bed before 8:00 P.M.
... a little further south - not sure how good they'd be thought?
We're getting disillusioned by the hype over the Caribbean coast (what applies to the islands they try to make out applies to the mainland coast - which falls a long way short of an idyllic tropical holiday scene) so we took off after just one night and headed to San Jose, the capital of the country.
After trying to find the Belen RV Park (now closed) we picked a hotel with a carpark and went in to see ...
... him a shot of tequila for the pain! I love CR! We decided to go to dinner at Nibbana, so it was Paul, Me, Mike, Eben and Sohaib. The food there was fantastic, I got this Sea Bass with this dijon mustard and capers sauce, it was awesome. They have really good seafood there! We headed back to WRSC to meet up with Elizabeth and other folks who were going to go to Monkey Bar...ugh, which i was not looking forward too...and ...
... water to make the sand less dry and more pliable. Over 2 hours of her digging 4 different nests before she finally was satisfied enough to begin the egg-laying process. Once this starts, the mother is in a trance and we are able to take photos, look at the eggs, even touch the mother turtle. Pretty incredible! The mother turtles lay between 25-100 eggs. We stayed long enough to see her lay 20+ before leaving her in ...
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