Hotel Villa Lapas
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- Shuttle bus service
- Breakfast Available
- Non-smoking hotel
- Conference facilities
- Swimming pool
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... Approximately 90% of all Costa Rican energy comes from renewable resources such as wind, solar and hydro.
· Costa Rica means "rich coast"
· Cosado is the national dish when it comes to meals.
· They have a Democratic government set up in Costa Rica.
· There are 850 species of birds found here in the luscious, green ...
... This didn't surprise us as our travels last year taught us that Israelis travel everywhere. We walked into an Israeli hostel which also houses a kosher restaurant and a small synagogue. A couple days later we were back here celebrating Shabbat with about 60 Israeli tourists. It's nice to have this other sense of community and we've been able to find it in almost every country we've traveled to. Dinner was familiar with Israeli salads, challah, and ...
... us. And we saw the sunset from a really good view almost at the top of the rainforest. Yesterday, we moved in to the school where I'm attending the yoga and photography course. It was such a cool school its really modern but at the same time old style. I love it! We arrived pretty late and when Julie was going through the gate she didn't see a step so she fell flat through the door. "What an entrants" was the people comments. So today was my first day ...
... of the crew - great food, had an eat all you can salad bar (you can bet I refilled my pasta salad for take home), then hung out at the common area to play cards with Brooke (aka Brooklyn), Alana, and Chris. Ben and Oskar came to hang out after, as well.
For sure, the best part is the people I've been meeting. Everybody is nice to everybody. There's the usual questions of where you're from, what do you do, how long are you staying in the school for. ...
... a toast, or for no discernable reason at all.
Andrew became good friends with a Tico named Carlos who we met doing some work around the house. Carlos took Drew and Andrew fishing twice. Carlos has a beautiful wife and three kids. Carlos' wife runs the souvenir stand across from the market and Amigos in Esterillos Oeste. Be sure to check it out as she offers the only local souvenirs in Oeste. Plus, it's ...