Rancho Oropendola

San Mateo Orotina , Orotina, Province of Alajuela, Costa Rica | Hotel
Prices starting from $29.00
 

Travel Blogs from Orotina

Back home

A travel blog entry by joshtollman

Woke up and packed my bags after a shower. Spoke to sim for the first time in a week and then left to go to the airport. Had to pay airport tax and then bought some souvenirs on the other side of customs. I then bumped into one of the girls who was on my program which was good. Had a Cinnabon and an American burger before getting on the four hour plane to Washington. Saw Rita Ora and the. Had a 2 hour delay at Washington then arrived in Heathrow the next ...

Back to Allajuella

A travel blog entry by joshtollman

Woke up and got ready for leaving. I said my goodbyes to everyone and got Austin's number and address. I then crossed the river to get a taxi which dropped me off at a bus station. It wasn't right and I had no idea where I was so I took the taxi to Nicora and then took the bus from there back to San Jose. From there I then got the bus to allujuella. Arrived at the hostel and ...

Camp

A travel blog entry by joshtollman

Woke up and had to clear out grass outside the camp. We then had to find wood and dig shovel sized holes in the ground to make pillars to stop the water breaking onto the camp and weaken the waves. We then chilled and had breakfast and then I helped with a hatchery duty nearer lunch time after a small surf when it was rough. I then helped collect has tanks from the river and picked up 3 new people. 2 Costa Ricans doing ...

Coffee and Carts

A travel blog entry by andreatravels

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... removed, the beans go into the roaster and are slowly heated over a wood fire. The lighter roast has more caffeine than beans that are roasted longer. Once they are roasted they go into the grinder and we get the benefit of the aroma!



The mill tries to be as green and efficient as possible--you can see the woodpile used for roasting and drying, some of which comes from ...

The gangs all here

A travel blog entry by tbuild2

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... we were treated to some delicious local food and share our impressions of the first day. It was amazing to hear each other be so excited to help these people and make a difference on their lives.

Better head to bed, early start tomorrow. Shoving off at 7am tomorrow on a 7 hour bus trip down the pacific ocean to Buenos Aires where we will be staying and then off to visit our work site where we will be building homes and changing ...

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