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... br> I had rather liked going to attend these festivities, but the hotel manager Liz warned me against it. Apparently during one of the earlier matches some people got stabbed and she said there was no knowing what would happen in the crowds, especially for a foreigner alone. So I didn't go.
What I did do besides reading my new Stephen King from cover to cover by the hotel pool over the space of a ...
... with quarantine as he didnīt have a yellow fever vaccination certificate. He wasnīt flying anywhere.
I decided to proceed as planned and figured crutches were no barrier. Apart from when it came to navigating 3 flights of stairs at midnight after a few cocktails. My new friend happened to be a policeman from Scotland and gallantly gave me a piggy back all the way down. Chivalry is not dead. The next morning, I left my back pack at the hostels, put my small day pack ...
... a pizza shop, and a convenience store. Not knowing where we were going, I suggested that we just keep walking. I knew that we would eventually find something, it might just not have been what exactly we were looking for. After about a mile we came across a magical, red floored establishment.
I could not read much of the menu, so Shannon did her best to help me guess. We tried to order water, but ended up with what is called a fresco at our ...
... to leave NOW, they are closing the roads".... I was still a towel!!!!
I had 15 mins to get dressed and packed and ready for a long day and an 8hr international flight! With wet hair!! There was no traffic on the way to the airport and no road closures and no problem, so here I was, at the airport 4 hrs before my flight! At least I got to see Air Force One take off, even if the man himself didn't wave at me!!
So it was goodbye to Central America, hello to the ...
... They have been great at making us feel comfortable and helping us plan activities outside of class. During the lunch break I found myself staring at someone who I thought looked very familiar. I went with my gut and asked him if he goes to Holy Cross. Sure enough we had met at our pre-departure meeting! I couldn't believe I managed to run into someone from my small school of under 3000.
Later that night my friends and I decided to venture out into ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSan Jose Downtown
The downtown is not in a friendly neighbourhood, there were a dozen policemen doing a drugs bust when I arrived.
I did not leave the hotel.The hotel it self is not one of the best Best westerns, it´s old and needs knocking down and moving out of the town centre.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.