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... what would I do if this were the amazing race?
Not recognizing anything around us, I fear we aren't even half way back. We've been walking the bikes up the hill, and I would sit and coast down the hill. I had put the seat all the way down so I could use my feet to push it along like a scooter. Not as easy to control one handed.
The heat on the beach was like being in an slow cooker...but there was a
breeze. The heat of the road was like being in ...
... the Tico version of hot dogs. The people here really appreciate nature and pachamama and it's cool talking with them and hearing their perspective.
Not much else to report. It's too hot to go and do a lot during the day and there's not much going on in the town- ever. I'm anxious to get back to San Jose for a weekend, hopefully by the end of the month.
... zipline, and it was just nonstop from there… no hanging about, almost a pun, after ziplining one line, we landed on the platform, lifted up to get unhooked, and then straight off the same platform onto the next one. Such a buzz!
There were 9 ziplines and they were all so fast and so much fun gliding through the rainforest, you barely had time to take it all in and appreciate the surroundings, as we were having so much ...
It's good as a teacher to be reminded occasionally of what it feels like to struggle. I can't truly imagine what it feels like for kids who truly struggle in school - where it doesn't matter how hard they try - the numbers or letters just never fall into line - nothing adds up. Fortunately, I have surfing to clarify this sense of futile struggle for me. Yesterday, our second surfing lesson, the instructor (who was excellent) had essentially sent the rest of the family off to ...
... t keep still so Martin ended up holding onto Shana's fins to stop me swimming off with her. To be fair him shouting at me while I do it is probably good practice because I'm sure a real life rescue is going to far more stressful than that! After this all the DMT's went back to the shop and I got the rest of the day off as I haven't had a day off this week. I was going to sun bathe in my towel but the ground was boiling so I decided to test the ...