Hotel Villa Lapas
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Breakfast Available
- Non-smoking hotel
- Conference facilities
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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 ...
I asked the Security person if the dining room was open for lunch and she no, just Horizon Court. We decided to give it a miss as it is a bit like a hot house up there at times. We sat in the Patisserie and each got an iced latte and got a couple of small sandwiches and that was lunch.
Up to our cabin to rest and escape the heat not to mention catch up on the blog !
Soon enough ...
... 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 ...
... equipment, ready for our return to Fieldbase the following day. The day culminated in a wildlife quiz, compared by Tavo, which proved just how much knowledge everyone had soaked up in our time on phase. On our last morning, everything went like clockwork and we were soon on our way, stopping briefly on Tarcoles Bridge to see the many crocodiles lazing below. The phase had been a very varied one and as the projects themselves had been simple to manage it was possible to focus more ...