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Day 1

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HIking through the forest
Sarah picked me up at my house on October 9th and we drove to Austin to catch our afternoon flight. After checking in and going through security, we got a bite to eat and waited. Our plane was delayed and this concerned us since we had to catch a connecting flight to San Jose out of Dallas. Not to worry! That flight was also delayed for about an hour and a half.

We had a pleasant flight to San Jose. Actually, there was ample foot room on the plane and I had an empty seat beside me. The lady on the same row was returning to her home in Costa Rica from a visit to Canada. We arrived at the San Jose airport about 10:15. After going through customs, we were on our way to meet an Adventure Life rep. Walking through the airport I saw a big sign that read ''Costa Rica is the happiest country in the world.''

We had help finding a taxi. Henry, our driver, deposited us at our hotel, Hotel de Bergerac, at midnight. We checked into our room,22, and proceeded to get some rest for our early departure the next morning. I could not wait to see the hotel in the daylight as what I could see of it was beautiful. Of course, I am always wired on a trip and never seem to be able to sleep and never seem to tire.

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