Los Cardones Surf Lodge
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... sound like a strange statement, but due to the existence of a school run by an inspirational British woman, Paulette, we were able to spend a month living with a Nicaraguan family, volunteering in the local community and finally getting to grips with the Spanish language. Throughout our expansive travels in the Americas we have seen many wonderful and awe-inspiring things, but after our time in little San Juan de la Concepción we feel like we have really got under the skin of a ...
... stuck in this thing for 12 hours and no wifi!! Well, I'm here to tell you that I made it, but I'm not happy. I could have gotten better prices on the extras and taken the 2nd class bus. But that's water over the dam and it's only money! I did write a complaint letter to the bus company. We will see if they respond! The bus ride was pretty uneventful. The food was pretty boring and the drinks were not unlimited! The border crossings were interesting. I had ...
Our volunteer experience is over and we are now being tourists as we venture off on our own to some of the hotspots (actually rainy!) of Costa Rica. We rented a car for the first part of our trip so we would have the freedom to explore. We were a bit nervous about driving because the roads are a bit nutty, but Chris did great and drove like a true Costa Rican. Having a GPS helped tremendously since there aren't many road signs or addresses. Our first destination was ...
Well, we just completed our volunteer experience and have re-entered civilization with hot showers, restaurants, horns honking, people rushing, and beds. Oh yes, and mirrors.... Yikes! For this project, we volunteered with a Calgary-based operation called Light Up the World and its Costa Rican partner-ASEM (Association for Science and Moral Education).
The week has truly been a cultural experience. We have been in the region of Talamanca, which is considered similar to our First ...
... shore, chill, back for a swim, another chilled night by the lake, wake up to breakfast at our room on the balcony, ripped off by a waiter, overcharged for our wine, taxi out of there, onto Granada.
1. Kaiaking at sunset
2. Fishing off the Pontoon
3. Waking up to the water right at your doorstep
4. The night stars
5. Having the place to ourselves