Residence Inn By Marriott San Jose Escazu
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
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We took a bit of a break and then met back up for another lecture, this time on Humans in the Tropics. The topic of today's lecture was urbanization. We went over global trends as well as trends specific to Costa Rica.
As an extension of that lecture, we were sent out into the city to explore and talk with the locals. We took the bus to Universidad de Costa Rica and it was quite an adventure. We had to ask ...
... gave out driving through the mountains. Another bus was dispatched to rescue us and we quickly made the exchange and got back on the road. Reaching Escazu we were treated to a traditional lunch of delicious soup made with beef broth and local vegetables.
Escazu is known as an upscale shopping district with shops and fast-food chains, but the ...
... the girls would sleep. I learned from Gabi that she plans activities for the entire weekend to do with her guests and makes them a part of her larger family. She particularly likes taking everyone to the pool and to big family parties. She loves to cook and even agreed to make Mac and cheese for the girls since that is their favorite. I was sad to leave as I felt very much at home there. We next visited Betty who has a much larger home and was very sweet and kind. We made this stop ...
... more comfortably this time), and waiting for our ride hoping we didn't get ripped off.
The driver did show up, and we were off (still hungry). Where to? Not entirely sure, but we figured this much: a tree canopy tour must be located somewhere in the trees.
So, we arrived at the base camp (still hungry), hung around for a few minutes (hungry still), then told we were beginning the truck ride to the top of the ...
... ahead will undoubtedly be challenging, but I'm sure rewarding too! The projects in Costa Rica and Nicaragua vary, from building schools and community centres, installing bio-gas units and water projects, to working in national parks, building trails, observation platforms and protecting turtle eggs or trekking 250km coast to coast. A big thanks to those people who sponsored me, who are enabling this expedition to happen. I'm meeting ...