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... pasture to the other, a Rufus
Mot Mot protested as we rode by. I attempted to get a picture of the beautiful
bird with his elaborate tail but he flew off before I could capture him. We
started descending a hill again and I could hear the big river, Maya started
to toss her head and broke into a trot. Once we reached the river both horses waded
in almost up to their bellies, I again had to bend my legs to avoid getting
... 8230;I am determined to
bring this idea to fruition.
had just flown by and it was now dark, Ernesto came by the cabin to invite me
up to the house for dinner. I went up and discussed ideas for a study aboard
course from CSU with Siempre Verde, the CSA (community supported agriculture)
model, my research, the workshops, and so much more with Ernesto and Leslie,
his wife. I wish I had met them sooner
in my trip, ...
... and spices, in this case cinnamon. The kitchen of these Latin homes is always at
least somewhat detached, if not in a completely separate building. This kitchen
was very traditional with only a wood burning clay stove and an orno earthen
oven. We chatted and stirred the Carheta
for a long time in the dark smoky kitchen. When the treat was ready and had
turned a rich caramel color, it was poured over a polished ...
... off coming to Tamarindo. A number of fellow travellers had warned us of how developed and touristy the place is. It was only the lure of surfing Witch's Rock and Ollie's Point that drew us (more correctly... me, persuading Mandy) in.
Indeed there is a Subway, a four star resort and a number of fellow gringos but you could hardly compare it's touristy three streets with the development of a Gold Coast. The beaches are amazing, the sunsets stunning, you are ...
... drips out of our sunscreen bottles, reading books from hostel book exchanges. We unexpectedly don’t get hassled much by the tour operators. The tours are expensive here, our type probably don’t get on them much. And for the most part, we’re happy; the beach here is clean and broad, there’s a nice long, rolling beginners break and it’s nice to swim at. Of course there’s a drug culture here as well, and many of the local ...