Villaggio Flor De Pacifico
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... take us to our lodge. One driver approached Paul and to our surprise quoted us a lower price than we expected. We agreed and followed him to his 4x4 with little trepidation. Deciding to follow our gut instinct, we loaded our bags into the back and were off down the road (mode of transport 6). It had not been more than five minutes before we understood that he was actually a driver for our lodge (Finca Mystica) and he asked us to pull the sign from the side pocket that read ...
... I was lucky to meet a German couple going my direction, one of whom had native level Spanish. She did the negotiation and we shared a taxi to the ferry port. Once getting away from the boarder, and through the brightly coloured town of Rivas, I was already thinking that I liked Nicaragua much more than the over touristed 'United States of Panama and Nicaragua'.
At the ferry port in San Jorge we arrived about 90 minutes before the ferry, so had ...
... start with--there are a handful of restaurants, bars and little tiendas (grocery stores, which are surprisingly expensive). But that is pretty much it. No gym. No parks. No roadside stands with people selling food (except for lychees, which are oddly plentiful here). No fish stands, even though people fish here all year. It is kind of weird.
I also don't have a car here, or even a bike, which means ...
... I have been so enamored with the fact that I have American TV channels for the first time in eight months, that in reality, I am gorging myself on watching ESPN and Judge Judy. Listen, you don’t get to judge me unless you have been away from the states for almost a year.
There have also been many tropical animal sightings, some in my apartment. So far I have seen ...
... revitalized, my mind was inspired and my
heart was enthused.
told me of a path to a nice swimming hole in the river, I gathered my soap and
towel and went down for a bath. The shower was cold anyway so why not just bath
in the river. I spent almost an hour relaxing by the river. By now lunchtime
was approaching so I headed back up to the main farm. Over lunch we discussed
the workshop that we would ...