Travel Blogs from Alajuela
... where people can visit people they loved/cared for when they were alive. Perhaps, the living person did not visit the deceased person when they were alive - so by visiting them now, it makes them feel better. Cemeteries are a way to brag - hey, look how much I spent on my loved one's burial plot... I really loved them (and yet once again the deceased person has no opinion on the matter because they are dead). Anyways, cemeteries are ...
... rental car in Costa Rica, one: it should be an SUV, two: spend the extra $9 a day for the GPS, it was perhaps the best money I have ever spent.We began our drive from the airport and ten minutes out of the city, I loved it already. I have always enjoyed driving in the mountains, but now there was also the jungle, and small roadside vendors selling fresh fruits and crafts. We needed to stop for gas right away and were surprised to see that gas stations are full service, ...
... which have only allowed a few of the grand old colonial buildings to remain. Therefore the only real reason to spend much time, as a tourist, in San Jose, is as a stepping stone to the towering volcanos north west of the city. The Volcano Poas is probably the most visited as it has been developed to be easily accessible by all ages and abilities. Beware though, the organised tours that visit the volcano, as although the guides are informative ...
First monday morning of sharing the gospel with students! I was paired with Hector, the guy on our team who is from Venezuela. I learned so much by spending the morning with him talking to students. He helped me to better clarify my conversation in Spanish and he explained certain parts of the convo that I was not quite sure about-and e challenged me to talk and use my Spanish a lot. We had some great convos-one which really stood out to me as super cool. Brian, ...
... gallery there are a total of three floors below ground level. The construction style is very modernistic.
Our visit began on the entry or first level. That is where the numismatic museum is housed. It is actually inside a very large vault. There were many gold coins and rare paper currencies on display. There were also several displays on the evolution and manufacturing techniques for both coins and paper money.
From there ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool