Kiri Mountain Lodge
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... it grew dark. We were still about an hour out of Cartago, where we were to meet our new couch surfing host, Juan Carlos. Or so we hoped. We really hadn't organised it too well. He told us he'd wait for us at the ruins of the old church until 7 at the latest. To which we had said nothing. So no real meeting time was set out. We arrived at the church right on the dot of 7, with no way to contact him and no idea what he looked like. Although we were plenty conspicuous, the only ...
... got some free drinks and mud rubbed on our faces! In the evenings we had dinner at Lava Lounge, which was good food but pretty expensive, and had drinks with Dave and Denis, including going to a big opening party of a bar one night which had a good dj from LA and some impressive fire twirlers (including a girl one!)
Since La Fortuna wasn't offering very nice weather, it was time to move on after 2 nights and we all went different ways, except Mario, like me, ...
... they reach majority. Because of the history of abuse some of these children have the staff is encouraged to have no physical contact or displays of affection with the children. Given what we know of brain and social development in human animals this is truly a tragic situation for all involved. Costa Rica does not allow adoption to non-family members because of the prevalance of trade in black market organs for donation in central america.
After visiting the orphanage ...
... Tahoma, Helvetica, FreeSans, sans-serif; line-height: 18px; background-color: rgb(251, 94, 83);">We started out with delicious mojitos, mint, lime, sugar drinks, which we ate with ceviche, my favorite Costa Rican dish. This dish is similar to sushi in a way, since the fish is soft and lightly cooked and soaked in limes and herbs. Needless to say its so tasty it makes your mouth water and has to be one of the best foods I have ...
... so fit and his back is amazballs its not even funny also he is a model for hollister and he is soo funny and has smelly chat. (As you can guess, he wrote that).
I have many more stories to tell, but I am being pressured into finishing because everyone wants to go to the supermarket to stock up on food that isn't rice and beans. Although, I have no sympathy as they have been eating it for 3 weeks, not 3 months!
Miss you all xx
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