La Carolina Lodge
Travel Blogs from Province of Guanacaste
We had the opportunity to take the 18 students we had tutored during the week to the zoo in the next town Managua. Some of them had never been out of their neighbourhood and they all got dressed up nice for the occasion. We felt underdressed in our work gear! The zoo was full of wonderful animals and the rain didn't even stop us from enjoying ourselves. Each challenger had their own student to look after and had fun running around chasing them as they went from animal to ...
... 15min shower and change and were down eating diner by 5.30! Typical us being food orientated! It is now nearly 7 and we are fed and sitting on our treehouse balcony watching distant lightning, reading, writing and enjoying a beer and Oreos of course! On arriving home we were greeted by our two adorable dogs and tiny little kitten that looks only a few weeks old! Very cute (and yes I miss ...
... Dan said sadly, “Well, we look good; too bad we feel like ****.” Fuelled on caffeine and sugar (and who knows what other stimulants), we managed to arrive in Granada around mid-day.
We didn’t stay at my first choice for a hostel (for the “mature” crowd), but where we ended up thanks to a charming tout was where we were meant to be—Erin and Rajel, two cyclists from Vancouver, were staying there. They started off from Vancouver with ...
I watched as orioles, hummers, bananaquit and many others enjoy their nectar. I
stopped counting Hummers after the first tree, had to be about a dozen at this
three alone, I stopped counting Orioles at around 20 pairs; a good mix of
Baltimore, Orchard and Black-Cowled. Although there were probably hundreds of
humming birds with it being late in the afternoon the lighting was not
conducive to distinguishing ...
Today started out very rainy…torrentially rainy… I nursed a
second cup of coffee, procrastinating the short walk to the office. I had not
slept well…I awoke in the middle of the night tossing and turning with so many
ideas and concerns for my research. What am I really looking for here? What
things have I noticed... and why did I notice those things? Did I notice it
because it was important ...