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Lydian – Day 30 – Poas Volcano, Sweet Treats, and Milkshakes

I woke up that morning to the sound of the door closing as my dad went out to the car to get it for another day. The night before, I had decided that I wanted to go with, but I had just gotten comfortable on my paper thin mattress that allows my butt to hit the wood holding me and mattress up. It’s not comfy. But, anyways, I heard him pull out, and figured that I couldn’t get out there in time. I found out ...
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The Perils of Eating Costa Rican Fried Chicken and Chocolate — By Jennifer Shipp

I know that rice and beans is a staple here in Costa Rica, but what I wasn’t expecting to find was a fried chicken stand on every street corner here. And it smells really good. We don’t eat the fried chicken because it’s probably fried in lard (and John is allergic to beef), but we do try to soak up the aroma when we go into Alajuela because it is positively intoxicating in a comfort-food sort of ...
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