Arenal Vista Lodge
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... a few of the girls sang. After a short time I remembered I
had not packed yet and excused myself from the group. Packing didn’t take
nearly as long as it did the first time. I guess it is easier when you know
everything has to go. I needed to use the spare duffle bag I had brought to
accommodate souvenirs, but it all fit pretty easily. I am really looking
forward to being home. ...
... Jose. I will most likely not get to see either of them before leaving, which is
sad since they are the only people I had really developed a relationship with
and now I cannot say goodbye. I had debated trying to catch the bus to Cano
Negro but it would have been rushed and really not as much fun to do alone. I
decided to stay in Upala. I went to the river, far north of town where I had
seen the Tiger Heron a few weeks before. When I saw the heron I had noticed ...
... differences in color that would tell me
what each species was. I watched a
Rufous-Tailed Hummer come down low to the grasses along the road and gather
spider webs, since it came down to my level I could see it’s coloration. I
managed to keep an eye on it when it went back up into the trees and I watched
as it landed in what I thought was a nest?! It was! I snapped a few pictures
with the camera but it ...
... of preconceptions I brought with me? What
is important in my findings so far? Why is it important? Is what I think is
important the “right” thing? How will my research actually impact these women?
This community? Sustainable agriculture? Will it even make a difference? Have I asked
the right questions in my interviews? Are there better questions I could be
asking, or could my questions be ...
Sorry everyone, no photos! Sometimes it is just best to take things in as memories.
Last night Tanya invited me to her home for a small party, a friend of her's is moving to a new town and she wanted to make a nice dinner to send her off. Tanya says she is not much of a cook and appreciated my help. We grilled meat, made re-fried beans and salad. Salad here refers to what I would consider salsa, it is tomato, cilantro,lime, salt, ...
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- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
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