Pura Vida Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
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... 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 ...
... or stone crosses though. The cemetery was fairly big so I was able to take my time exploring it - taking several pictures. There were the big plots and the small ones as well - some in groups and some alone.. Just like in many other cemeteries that I have visited in my life.
I have come to the conclusion that cemeteries are for the living. After all, the dead don't care where they are. They are dead and that is all! Cemeteries are ...
... week-we are partnering with Light Force International, which is a nonprofit that works to fight the sex trade here in Costa Rica. Sadly enough, about 75% of the tourists that come to Costa Rica, come for sex. Next Thursday night, we are viewing the documentary "Nefarious" at the Cru house and some of the Light Force staff will be talking. Lots of students studying at UCR are very into social justice issues. We are going to be surveying students about justice in Costa Rica ...
... houses (one patient lives almost a hour away) and brings them to Casa Diba. Then around 12 pm he takes them all home again.
The amount of caregiver respite that Casa Diba offers may seem minimal (3 hours), but it helps greatly to relieve some of the burden that these families carry. Many of the caregivers of these patients are single, old, and alone. There's a man in his 40s at Casa Diba and his only caregiver ...
... the road in the dark to the Costa Rican entrance building. It was quite a
memorable experience especially as it got very dark yet no-one was very clear
on guiding us but we got there and it couldn’t have gone more smoothly which is
everything you can ask for at any border so we were happy and felt quite proud.
We chose to stay in a place called Liberia that night which is where the buses
were going so we hopped on, arrived, found a cute little ...