Hotel Villa Florencia
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Hola! Our blessings continue daily. Blessings that we reconnect with the Costa Ricans we know and blessings for those we newly meet. Blessings for the growth and spirit at Church of the Divine Savior. Blessings that no one has fallen off a scaffold or received more than a minor cut or sunburn. Blessings that our "old" bodies get up each morning and do the Lord's work. Blessings that our bonds grow deeper daily. Blessings for concrete, scaffolds, trowels, ...
... in the jungle with lots of mud and rain and going to an altitude of 2841m. Our first day saw as starting in Moin and walking to San Edmundo where we were welcomed by the pulperia owners who made coffee and offered sweets and their house to our group. The hospitality of people along the coast to coast trek as well as the Miratombo trek was overwhelming. I don't know if people felt sorry for us walking about 270km acrooss country or if they admired ...
... when you speak to someone in spanish and then they respond to you in english..especially when their english is way worse than your spanish..its like thank you for trying to accomodate me, but i can do it. i may not know a lot of spanish but i'm not some retarded gringa. i'm living in a foreign country because i want to meet foreign people and hear those foreign people speak a foreign language and have those foreign people teach me about their foreign culture. ...
Just got back from a week on the road visiting 3 of our projects. After about 5 hours of driving to the west coast of Costa Rica, a large pineapple filled with ice-cream and fruit and a boat trip later 6 of us arrived on the island of San Lucas bearing fresh fruit and veg and a gift of banana cake (thanks to Vanessa). San Lucas was (up until the early 90s) a prison with some horrific stories attached to it from the 1950's and also a book written by one of ...
... irrigation), (iii) Duchari (indigenous reserve) and (iv) Tamiiju (indigenous reserve). Then for the 10 weekers we have (i) Coast to Coast Trek, (ii) Miratombo trek, (iii) Volcan Tenorio (building a path in the jungle), (iv) San Lucas Island (cleaning up an old prison), (v) Achuapa (water pipe) and (vi) Miraflor (building new school)
Deltas (5 weekers) all left this morning and it was a 3.30am start for me and the ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility