Villaggio Flor De Pacifico
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... 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 ...
I got up early enough to beat the tour buses to the border, and went through a ridiculous, completely inefficient runaround at both sides of the border. The Nicaraguan side was extremely laissez faire, with no direction to guide those trying to leave, and making the whole process a scavenger hunt. Very different from the entrance process. At the costa Rican side it was a long wait for insurance (fair enough), but both ...
... next week at Siempre Verde and Ernesto
said he could take me into town later since he needed to get some fuel for the
tractor. I spent another hour or so resting in a hammock after lunch, until
Ernesto came to ask if I wanted to help with castrating a piglet. Of course, as
odd as it may sound, I wanted to help! Two men captured and restrained the pig
while I handed Ernesto various tools to perform the task. ...
... I opted to spend some time writing at Norma’s and when that got
old I relocated to the park with my journal to write. I had been suffering from
writers block for a while and it seems to have finally lifted a little.
arrived to pick me up around 4 and we headed to the farm. He has family in the
states and was able to discuss things with me in English. Although he almost
always says things in Spanish ...