Villa Buena Onda
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Airport Transportation
- Swimming pool
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... don't want to know what their summer feels like, lol. Among CPI's three locations, this is the most rural. So no air conditioning though they do have fans, cold showers that do far more than hot one ever could in this climate and small houses. So far, it's cozy so if I can get through this heat for the next week, then I'm set for better, cooler weather the rest of my trip. I'm gonna check out the beach later for the ...
... affectionate name for the people of Costa Rica.
We are learning the essential Spanish phrases, but my favorite is “Pura Vida”, pronounced POOrah VEEdah, with a little roll of the “r”. It is a term used by Ticos, put on all the t-shirts, and means essentially “Pure Life”. They say it a lot and it has various rather profound meanings to them. To me, at this point, if some one says “How are you?” or ...
... hotel by noon. All I could think about was just relaxing. We actually tried to search around to see if we could rent a scooter or a golf cart of some sort to ride around the coast, but we were very unsuccessful. Tip for next time: RESERVE SCOOTERS IN ADVANCE! They said the golf carts were reserved up until March 15! Thats crazy. Anyway, I spent the rest of the day by the pool and then went to "La Ancla" for a late lunch/early dinner. This place was probably the best restaurant ...
... residence a family pulled up beside me and asked me if the road we were on was the way to Playa Flaming. Like in all circumstances thus far where natives have asked me questions in a non-classroom, random setting, I did my usual and panicked. But, I was able to ask if anyone in the car spoke English. I have them directions for a much smoother ride, even though they could have kept going and made it on the dirt road eventually.
I spent most of ...
... my friends enjoying the fruits, or milk, of our labor.
Of course a lot of time was spent on the beaches. We would all take turns swimming, snorkeling and watching our possessions on the beach. To top off every good beach visit was a nice siesta under some low palm leaves. A happy hour of rest and relaxation.
Besides the coconut, I did always try to make a point to try new foods, especially typical local treats. ...