Hotel Villa Lapas
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- Shuttle bus service
- Breakfast Available
- Non-smoking hotel
- Conference facilities
- Swimming pool
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... 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 ...
... but I do have the perfect handwriting for reading off the whiteboard, so that's something I guess. I find the concept of this volunteering quite overwhelming, instead of helping the teacher with the students in the classroom, quite often the teacher leaves and I am left with the students alone, uncertain what to do. Next another grade 3 class. I don't know that the English teacher has this class planned, as he asks me to talk about Australia, where ...
... your journey to Cobano where you change to a local bus to take you down to Montezuma.
The Ferry ride:
You get off the bus and walk onto the ferry. Your luggage stays on the bus and that is the nice part for us. You can sit inside or out and this time we chose to sit inside so that Laura could prop her foot up for the journey. An additional bonus on this trip........a ride on the ascensor to the passenger level of the ferry. Ascensor is ...
... 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. ...
... directions were great & we were on our way to the Coast 10 minutes later.
The day was cloudy & cool and the terrain mountainous. Surprisingly the mountains extend almost all the way to the Coast. It was a 2 hour drive to Esterillos. Signs aren't great so if you're not paying attention, you'll zip right on by the turnoff.
We met the caretakers at 3:00 after we had a pleasant lunch in the town center at Amigos restaurant. Drew found rice ...