Travel Blogs from Alajuela
EDUCATION STUDENTS ARRIVE at MANOS ABIERTAS, May 18th, my 6 education students arrived. Excited and nervous. They are not in the special education program at Marymount; they are general education pre-service teachers who volunteered to come here to complete requirements for Intro to Teaching Students with Disabilities course I teach. Marymount …
We're here! As always, the flight from Minnesota get into SJ late at night. We stayed at our usual place the first night...Hotel Brilla Sol in Alajuela. Without fail, the service is great and the place was perfect! We started our drive to the "zona" with a stop at Volcan Irazu. Fun! Cool misty and like moonscape. A drastic contrast to the CR …
Synopsis: I arrived Saturday, May 11, to work at Manos Abiertas with Laura Rodriguez, their excellent special education teacher. We had planned to work together during the first week to prepare for the arrival of my six students, 3 graduate and 3 undergraduates from Marymount's Department of Education, who would be assisting her with classroom activities.
Fundacion Hogar Manos Abiertas is a total care facility for children and adults who ...
... until we saw all the players decked out in Red and Blue. Poor Morgs was already nervous and he was mortified that he has chosen his Real Madrid jersey for the session. 'There is no way I'm taking off this jacket' he said. When he had no choice but to take it off, Jose quickly took him away and gave him a club shirt. He nearly caused a riot. They are so passionate about their football. Morgs fits right in.
... I love, bonus! Good day to come back clearly.
They've been trying some new foods with the sloths, they've kept the skin on the camote (sweet potato) as all the nutrients are just under the skin. They're also testing some dog food, Judy's been giving it to Gigia as it has tons of vitamins etc and I think she usually gives it to the ones who are sick. Gigia loves it but I think the others were a bit like, "what is this?!" They hadn't really eaten much ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility