Pura Vida Hotel
Travel Blogs from Alajuela
... the wild as they have been hunted almost to extinction and a young bird can be sold (illegally of couse) for about £2,000. A great temptation. That was the first time the guide had seen one perched in over 2 years, and the first seen flying in over 2 months. I had asked him to find one for me at the start of the walk and he had said it was not possible. He could not believe how lucky we were.
The next day we visited Kirimbina Biological Reserve where research into tropical ...
One more day with the residents and patients at all three
locations in Alajuela, and the patients at Guanacaste...they are starting to
realize how fast this second week has gone. Though it will be nice to be in my
own bed, drinking an ice cold beverage, I will miss this place and the smiles
and laughs we have heard all week. These children and adults are so special,
and though we have experienced frustrations with carry over ...
... World Cup qualifier which thankfully Costa Rica won!! Saturday I got a lift back down to San Jose for the weekend as it is hard to go anywhere from the farm without a car. Also dying to catch up on some sleep as the farm gets noisy from about 5am so I've been awake pretty early every day. Ofelia had a friend round which was great fun as she had retired here from America so we were all chatting in English, yay!! Today I am off to the cinema to watch ...
... we saw was an intricately made figurine. The figurine was made of pure gold, of course. It was only about three inches tall. There was case after case of gold objects. Many of the pieces were caricatures of the animals encountered in daily life such as bats, jaguars, frogs, pigs, and lobsters.
Interspersed throughout were some life-size and some miniature dioramas that helped tell the story of the lives of the pre-Colombian ...
... at us and grabbing at our bags, so we would get on their bus. I try very hard to be nice to everyone when I travel, but it was too much, so I had to yell at them a little bit... but in a nice Canadian way by saying please. Anyways, they listened and gave us a bit of space.
San Pedro Sula looks like quite a nice city. I was expecting well worse, but there were all kinds of fancy malls and American fast food restaurants. ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking