Hotel Borinquen Mountain Resort
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So, I've sent Laura off, in the Iguana group. The first group that goes up the volcano and makes it to the summit. The ones that come after go slightly less far, around the base, or to the volcano-cito (the little brother volcano).
I'm proud of Laura, she looks totally buff, like Linda Hamilton in Terminator II but still curvy and …
In anticipation of Laura´s arrival, yesterday I got up early and bought all the shopping for our trip .
I was at the airport for Laura´s arrival and of course we hugged and cried and hugged some more. It has been at least 4 years since I´ve seen her in person. We held hands the entire busride to our hotel. (our last trip together was …
... 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 ...
I watched as orioles, hummers, bananaquit and many others enjoy their nectar. I
stopped counting Hummers after the first tree, had to be about a dozen at this
three alone, I stopped counting Orioles at around 20 pairs; a good mix of
Baltimore, Orchard and Black-Cowled. Although there were probably hundreds of
humming birds with it being late in the afternoon the lighting was not
conducive to distinguishing ...
... walk slowly, it is usually
hot and as I have mentioned before their sense of time is far from punctual. We
meandered through town, stopping here and there to look at what various
vendors, a cart selling flowers and another selling puppies that looked just
like Caro. Once we got back it was time
for coffee. We also had a lovely dessert of nilla wafer type cookies that had
been layered with condensed milk and left ...
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