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... tropical lushness that we where so getting used to on the Caribbean side of Costa Rica.
We where greeted with a huge friendly smile at the hotel, and headed into our room. Walking past the pool, Luc wanted to head straight in. So we dumped our bags and into the pool.
That night we went for a walk to the beach to watch the sunset...... beautiful.
The beach here does have the dark sand with plenty of sea shells.... which makes it ...
... beetle I've ever seen in my life- it was literally the size of my fist, heard monkeys, and passed a lot of cows and horses. It was so pretty, definitely my favorite day in Hojancha so far.
In other news we have a volunteer with us so I've been "working" this weekend. Yesterday we took her to her host family's house and then she came with us to this big fiesta in Santa Cruz. It's like ...
... hour & a half waiting for it to open. Was surprised by how many locals were also waiting. What bank opens at 11am? The bank finally opens and we get a number & wait some more. Our number is finally up & the teller speaks zero English, except to say, "I need your passport". Jeff shows her his military ID & GA Driver's License..."NO, need original passport".
We get into the car & drive back to our villa ...
... sea bass. I pan seared it with onions, white wine & lime juice ~ super simple.
Today was a relaxing & simple day. Just enjoy soaking up the culture & watching the locals. We see a lot of people on bicycles ~ sometimes there are three people on a bicycle. One thing I have noticed, the people are always smiling & seem very happy.
... in this area.
Now the rave reviews went to The Four Seasons Resort, so we decided to go check it out. Checked in at the security gate & was told that the resort was "very exclusive", but they let us in anyways! It was a four mile drive up to the resort. We saw no one along the way, no one on the beautiful golf course ~ the place felt cold & lonely. Arrived at the entrance & had to do ...