Pension Alajuela

Alajuela, Province of Alajuela, Costa Rica | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Alajuela

Return to Manos Abiertas, Service-Learning, 2014

A travel blog entry by dball on Sep 08, 2014

26 photos

... students of Marymount University". How amazing and humbling to think that something like a baseball—something we take for granted in every school in the United States-- could be so valuable to him just because we signed it.

Sometimes, the simplest things brought the children pleasure. Beyond the books, bubbles, stickers and dry erase boards, one of the moments of joy I remember ...

Birds of a feather

A travel blog entry by gprevost on Feb 27, 2014

1 photo

... their own environment .... "free as a bird". It seems as if every other house has a poor parrot locked up in a cage. I still don't understand the need to have a caged parrot. What would be required is a national campaign to stop this practice. The police stop traffic coming from most national parks to check for birds, but this does not stop the average citizen. It seems to be targeting large scale smugglers. Hopefully, people will realize the importance of nature ...

Panamaniacs and the 12 hour turnaround

A travel blog entry by lynsey.nault on Jan 18, 2014

3 comments, 2 photos

... to grab a bite and head to two other local bars with good food - both are closed. Turns out if there aren't enough people to warrant keeping the bar open, they shut down early. We head to a local chinese food place, I'm not typically a fan of chinese food - but it has never looked or tasted so good. 2.8 Colones for a heaping plate of food - not bad. We decide to call it a night. Thanks Julian for completely turning our day ...

Some words from Costa Rica!

A travel blog entry by beyondtheborder on Jul 11, 2013

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... hungry). Apparently the tour agency we booked through had lied – we were not getting the breakfast we were promised.

Anyways, meet the tour guides, all speak good English and seem friendly enough, and we are off. First leg is riding in the box of a truck up some steep slopes. Finally, just when Riley was going to fall into his box neighbours lap for the 4th time, we stop (hungrier than all hell by this ...

WEEK 1, Getting Ready at Manos Abiertas

A travel blog entry by dball on May 13, 2013

13 photos

... her one-on-one sessions in the physical therapy room, and also helped with massages. This close contact with the residents was a unique part of the preparation week for me. I gained a broader perspective as well as a more specific understanding of the facility care regimen as well as the nature of the residents' physical abilities and disabilities. Mira often asked for my advice with many of the residents' needs, especially with communication. ...