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... event. The families expressed their extreme gratification to our team and we to them. The common theme was that God was certainly present with us this week. A couple of families really stood out to me. Magdalena and Juan Carlos and little Dillon. Juan Carlos works in the pineapple plantation for $2 a day and then would come to the build site to help. Magdalena's protruding belly announced that a baby would soon be joining the family. Magdalena's wish was to be ...
... with a chorus of birds and the peeking eyes of the morning sun through the jungle as our alarm clock, it's safe to say that I woke with a bang.
Before anyone else was awake, I had a precious few minutes communing with the jungle and finding serenity in its natural complexity. Soon Marlin emerged with a couple large pots of crudely filtered coffee, some freshly cut fruit and some delicious breakfast breads. As the aroma of the coffee filled ...
... down, we set off for Dominical Beach. I had been told that it resembled Manuel Antonio 20 years ago, way less commercial and just as beautiful. It's a sleepy little beach town with surf shops, great food and a variety of both very chilled out locals, a gringo or two and off-the-beaten-track tourists. We booked into a gorgeous hotel situated just out of town on the river with a huge swimming pool ...
We're still having a blast here ... as we said, staying in between Dominical and Uvita on the Pacific Coast. Almost every day we stop in, even for a few minutes, at one of the dozens of beautiful beaches along this coast. The sand isn't white like Playa del Carmen area, it's more brown. And the surf stirs up the sand so it isn't clear water til out beyond the surf. But there are many miles of gorgeous waves and endless sky.
We haven't spent tons of time on the beach ...
... mostly hosteling it. We picked them up on Sunday morning and went up the mountain to San Isidro. It's only 33 km from Dominical but takes about 50 minutes due to the climb and the curves. It's totally worth the trip!!! What a beautiful drive. We stopped at a restaurant for lunch and had the most breath taking view of the valley!
Since it was Sunday, traffic was lighter, and they were able to show us, in San Isidro, where the market was. It is Thursday from ...