Pura Vida Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking
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... of the women. We asked God for many things, all which He is able to provide. Sweet Helen translated for us. English. Spanish. English. Spanish. Nearly seamless, always adequate. We then broke up and prayed for those who felt they needed individual prayer. Some needed prayer for health, some wisdom, some for husbands. We fought for hours on behalf of these women. There were many tears, needless to say.
... and put grated cheese in the middle...pinched the edges and carved our initials in the top. The mother fried them in oil in a pot on the "stove" pictured (made with a wheelbarrow bottom and clay top). We explored the farm and their natural bird feeder of fruit placed in a tree...she says she puts it there every day to keep the birds from eating the real crop. We walked down to see the father picking black beans. The empanada were delicious and ...
... boat to Los Chiles - the border town of Costa Rica on the Rio San Juan. This has got to be the best border crossing of all - a beautiful, calm hour long boat ride and a very relaxed entrance to Costa Rica!
Next was a fast paced travel through Costa Rica and Panama (we would love to explore both places but time and money pressures mean we prefer to explore one country well rather than explore a lot of countries badly) and as relaxed as the ...
... and comfortable with a big overhead space as well as an option to store luggage under the bus.
We sat on the left side for the view. The first 2 hours was ok, but as we approached the valley, the environment started changing more dramatically. We were in the Costa Rican mountains with a view of valleys.
We got to San Isidro and bought outgoing tickets for Sunday since Lonely Planet warned us these buses are often full (it was not the ...
... beach. The beach is packed with surfers and lots of learners as well because it´s quite a small wave that breaks at about chest height. It’s a really laid back town with lots of Costa Rican guys sporting huge and long dreads and every second guy offering you weed. There was one local Costa Rican guy who was doing décor for the hostel and decided it was his responsibility for the music during the day. His music choice: trance, all day. His day involved cutting ...