Travel Blogs from Liberia
... to the edge of the field barking and
sent another group of Monkeys running up the tree. I couldn’t help but wonder
what SoBe and Flick would do if they had the opportunity to chase monkeys
instead of squirrels! This time they were Central American Spider Monkeys,
smaller and much more agile; they leaped through the trees to avoid the barking
along another ridge, with forest to one ...
... my concepts from the journal to my computer. I managed to write up an
outline for a curriculum for the potential course, I made one for Costa Rica
which would be over winter break, another in summer break and one last version
of the course which would be a “local” version held during normal semester
periods and visiting farms in Colorado. I will be in touch with my university
as soon as I get back to internet to start this ...
Tomorrow, we head to Monteverde, Costa Rica. We are renting a house in that area. I really do not get lost in our travels.. (crossing my fingers :)
Well, it is currently 9:59 pm and I am getting a bit tired. We went to the hotel restaurant to get something to order and then brought it back to the room to eat. Joanne had her usual BLT and I had a vegetarian pita with mushrooms and tomatoes. Joanne liked her meal but I ...
... and spices, in this case cinnamon. The kitchen of these Latin homes is always at
least somewhat detached, if not in a completely separate building. This kitchen
was very traditional with only a wood burning clay stove and an orno earthen
oven. We chatted and stirred the Carheta
for a long time in the dark smoky kitchen. When the treat was ready and had
turned a rich caramel color, it was poured over a polished ...
... an adventure and a half, but luckily Plan C didn't come into play this time.
Have any of you ever had someone waiting at an airport with your name on a sign? It has got to be one of the best feelings. It kind of puts you right up there at rock star status. So I can't tell you what a relief it was to come walking out of customs and mentally preparing to tell my students that we were going to have to borrow a cell ...