Hotel Villa Lapas
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- Shuttle bus service
- Breakfast Available
- Non-smoking hotel
- Conference facilities
- Swimming pool
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... them I swear). The four of us walked all the way down the beach and then to a beachfront place for drinks. Walked back after sunset to wake up Mike from a nap and we all went out for dinner together again. We had a pretty great time with our New York bros and were sad to see them go the next morning. But there are always new people coming into hostels, it's not hard to find friends! That day we set off down Avenu Pastor Diaz to find the gas station ...
... room is the nicest we have had on our trip and definitely the best value. After a rough surf yesterday, I was eager to head out with Rodrigo. Sallie was hesitant. We switched boards and headed out. Sallie killed it! I found my new board challenging but really enjoyed myself. After surfing, I was starving and ordered veggie nachos and muscles diablo. Surfing is an incredible workout. Full and exhausted, I slept well in our new ...
... Highway which runs some 25,000 miles from Alaska to well down into South America - we arrived at Ezparza and stopped at "Central Park" which was a large square in the middle of the town. There, we could see small market stalls set up for us and several children waiting to greet us.
We were each given a banana by a child as we alighted the bus. Chairs had been set up for the cultural performance where the children from kindergarten ...
... s photo class. Instead, we had a class room sit down lecture on iso, shutter speed, and aperture settings for taking Portraits. How portraits can look when using different lenses, where to cut photos on humans (1/3 rule: don't cut on the neck, do cut below chest, don't cut on the knee), what angle to take it from (taking it from above makes your subject seem smaller, taking photo from below makes your subject appear strong and powerful). Carlos also taught ...
... so imagination is required to envision how such a beautiful place could have been a prison used to inflict so much misery. There is a church which is remarkably well preserved, though bats now swoop around the roof. We visited also, the prison cells which were covered in graffitti from the beautiful to the grotesque. We saw too the old water tank in the middle of the prison courtyard, which was apparently used as a solitary confinement cell for unruly inmates. Happily there were ...