Sleep Inn San Jose Downtown
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... hostel for $5 a night, and it's really nice. We decided to do a canopy zip line in the afternoon, followed by a night trek to see nocturnal animals when it got dark. The zipline was a lot of fun, although it absolutely tipped it down with rain and we got soaked through to the bone... Luckily it wasn't too cold. The zip lines were incredible though, and it was all really organised. Most of them were really long, and ...
... story of frame depicting Jesus' crucifixion, pretty cool way to get the story across. Took me back to my visit to the re-enactment in Itza Palapa in Mexico (see previous entry).
The highlight for me was the markets, was awesome to walk around and listen, smell and feel the culture. they sell everything here, from souvenirs to fish heads... A great place to have a traditional inexpensive lunch at one of the many Sodas. No idea why ...
... the 1890s. Unfortunately the artist painted the scene without ever seeing the place he was painting, so it is famous mostly for its mistakes--such as the supposedly Costa Rican people who look a lot more like Northern Italians. Nowadays copies of the bill are sold as souvenirs by street vendors for $1 (5 colones is worth a fraction of a cent).
The National Theatre was ...
... all we really needed was a map to help us get around. We made our way the National Theatre first, then the Metropolitan Cathedral, and the Plaza de la Cultura. All beautiful sites to see. Afterwards, I made my way to the National Museum (only $2 if you have your student ID). This was nice because it really had the history of Costa Rica mapped out from forever ago. It was nice to read about all the influences the country has had throughout the years. ...
... out projects to improve village life. The school opened onto a large green field in the center of the village. Gordon and his friends had built a little terrace behind some sinks at the school, to capture waste water and use it to grow things. It was in full use, sporting a banana tree and flowers. The walls of the school were still decorated with the paintings the kids (local and foreign) had drawn. ...
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