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Travel Blogs from Nicoya
... lullabies. Others sound more like a frog. Every bird has something special.
The one project that makes me feel like I really help the community is 'Blue flag Activity: Santa Anna School'. Blue flag means that something is 'good' for nature. At the school we're making a recycling system in an old shed. The children at the Santa Anna school will learn how to recycle and why it is important to recycle. But that's not all. All the neighboring villages can recycle ...
... Brewha had only just got going as a hostel and was the dream
of three young Canadians plus 3 dogs. For $25 a night we got a pretty basic
room, no water to shower or in the loo for apparent reasons connected to the
building of the new road above the hostel, but which we doubted as genuine as
there was water elsewhere in the building. Included was a very simple breakfast
of a scone and coffee. Dinner (one course of a small helping of lasagne) was $5pp
... but we don't know for sure and they were from Missouri. They were very nice, but that Brian kid sure liked to talk!
4pm On the road again
We make our way out of town stopping at the ATM to get some local currency. The drive is pretty enough. A mixture of rolling tropical mountains, what I would call tropical pasture land all dotted with small towns. We both saw some monkeys in the trees on the side of the road as we ...
... I couldn't believe I was going to throw myself over trees, hanging from a rope! We rode horses to the first platform and my horse was a midget! We all laugh every time I see a photo of me on that little baby! Mike loved this part...horseback riding was his favorite thing on this trip. It was pretty great. The views on the way were beautiful, even though it rained for part of the way. At least it gave me some ...
... and doing all sorts of acrobatics - it was great to see. We went on to another beach and watched some surfers riding some pretty big waves, before heading back. On the way back we spotted yet another group of monkeys which were crossing a telegraph cable so stopped to look. We stopped in Samara again and hey presto we got some money out. There was a very comical veterans' football match taking place which we watched for a while before returning to base.