Pura Vida Hotel
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- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- High-speed internet in room
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Non-smoking rooms
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... speak very good English.
On Saturday Melody decided that we should walk into town. Town sure seemed closer driving in...so we ended up at Zoo Ave. A really neat rescue zoo. All the animals there had been rescued and could not be returned to the wild. They even had a toucan whose beak had been replaced by a 3-D printer! We saw so many animals that we were unable to see in the wild.
It has been an amazing trip so far. From the first hour to the last of every day you are in awe of the power of God working here. I wake up every day before 5:30 am which is unheard of for me and go down to the Rancho to read and hear the sounds of life waking up around me. I am totally amazed of the little slice of heaven that God has created here.
This is my first mission trip and I had no idea what to expect ...
... to pick a good pineapple....hint all our methods were wrong.
Memo tells us the pineapple must be picked at the right time because it does not ripen after it is picked. Rather it begins to ferment...thus smelling the pineapple is not a good way to judge ripeness. Better there should be no smell. He tells us to pick a pineapple that is firm, does not smell fermented, with no soft spots and should be a little yellow on the bottom. Try ...
... rubbish at the sides of the roads and drivers of all vehicles used their indicators !!!!! Have not seen these used for a few weeks !
The cars were in better shape and the side roads better kept. Altogether a more modern country.
Had one heavy rainfall but the remainder was dry despite the VERY dark cloud all around. Atone set of roadworks there was a long, long line of traffic and the small bikes were going down the small ...
... The 3 Tico musketeers were sitting around, looking fresh like every other Costa Ricans here. They all looked like they were on some family picnic at a nearby park!
The musketeers hopped up and declared they are going up to Los Crestones peak (6 km roundtrip). I was like, what why how why.
Then we noticed Erik, the guy we chatted with yesterday at Casa Mariposa. He was sitting at one of the outdoor tables and ...