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Sinead and Joey's Adventures This is the Adventure journal of Sinead and Joey, its purpose is to keep family and friends informed on our status in the world. We will be adding details and pictures when we get the chance, so feel free to check back and see where we are this week!

Nov2-Nov7

COSTA RICA | Saturday, 15 Dec 2007 | Views [331] | Comments [1]

Friday, 2 We redid some of the concrete work on the shower. Also filled in the drainage with rocks. It works really well. Matt, Rebecca, and Erin began cleaning bamboo for the shower screen. before lunch we took tiles from the old shower. They were ... Read more >

Tags: Friends


Gallery: Panama

USA | Saturday, 17 Nov 2007 | Photo Gallery


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October 29- Nov 1

COSTA RICA | Saturday, 17 Nov 2007 | Views [347]

Monday 29th Baking day! A couple of volunteers from Iguanan Chocolate stopped by to check out our awsome baking skills. They have a cobb oven but haven´t mastered it like Joey yet. Baking is an all day event. Sinead ended up helping cook every meal ... Read more >

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October 26- 28

COSTA RICA | Saturday, 17 Nov 2007 | Views [459]

Friday continued. On our way home from Puriscal four people from University for Peace got on heading for Ranch Mastatal, to hang out for the weekend. We knew 2 of the girls from a past group. On the way home, though, Sineads foot began to swell and ... Read more >

Tags: Relaxation


Gallery: Work in Progress

COSTA RICA | Saturday, 27 Oct 2007 | Photo Gallery


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October 22-26

COSTA RICA | Saturday, 27 Oct 2007 | Views [1328] | Comments [2]

Monday, October 22   Back to work. We spent the entire day working on the front entrance to the main house. We dug holes for the post foundations and made rebar frames. We were able to pour the concrete footings after lunch. Mixing small ... Read more >

Tags: Work


Weekend 20-21

COSTA RICA | Saturday, 27 Oct 2007 | Views [408]

Saturday, October 20   We were so exhausted from Friday we spent the day reading in hammocks. Sinead was on produce again and is getting much better. Greg arrived from the Turtle reserve after lunch, so we’re back to 4 again. It was a quit ... Read more >

Tags: Relaxation


October 15-19

COSTA RICA | Saturday, 27 Oct 2007 | Views [323]

Monday, October 15   Baking day! With so little people we decided to double the size of our bagels, which was amazing. Sinead also made challah for the first time since splash, and it turned out great in the cobb oven. We all had to dry ... Read more >

Tags: Work


Weekend 13-14

COSTA RICA | Saturday, 27 Oct 2007 | Views [345]

Saturday, October 13   Joey and Tom moved the laundry machine/rotational bucket to Jeannie’s and set up a plumbing system for it. I had to order produce again, and made homeade cheese while waiting, with leftover milk. Produce went alittle ... Read more >

Tags: Relaxation


October 11 and 12

COSTA RICA | Saturday, 13 Oct 2007 | Views [326]

Thursday We took it pretty easy. Joey started on the new cinima room. He made a really coolscreen for the projector. It actual rolls up and down with bamboo peices. It is Rachel´s last night at the ranch so we designated it Sushi night. Made way too ... Read more >

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October 6-10

COSTA RICA | Saturday, 13 Oct 2007 | Views [339]

Saturday Today is Joey and my 2 year anniversary. We had a lot of work to do in the morning though. I ordered produce for the first time since Robyn left. It was really difficult becuase i´m still having a hard time with spanish and I had to memorize ... Read more >

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October 3-6

COSTA RICA | Saturday, 13 Oct 2007 | Views [360]

Wednesday Today was really busy. We cooked breakfast and lunch and then booked it over to our Spanish Lesson. We´ve decided to take a break from the lessons for alittle while so we can get down what we have learned so far. Rae( another volunteer) ... Read more >

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Gallery: People and Places at Rancho Mastatal

COSTA RICA | Saturday, 13 Oct 2007 | Photo Gallery


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September 29- October 2

USA | Saturday, 13 Oct 2007 | Views [341]

September 29 Bila(dance). The whole town geered up all week for the town dance. People come from all over and the town gets some new blood. We didn’t realize almost everyone here is related in some way. They killed a pig the day before ... Read more >

Tags: On the Road


September 23-28

USA | Saturday, 13 Oct 2007 | Views [380]

September 23 Me and joey were on brunch, so we made delicious potato latkes and Tom made an authentic Polish egg dish. He has told us how to pronounce it but I doubt we will ever get it. It was really good, like an egg salad fried in ... Read more >

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Gallery: Ridiculous Nights at the Ranch

USA | Sunday, 23 Sep 2007 | Photo Gallery

Party Time
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Gallery: Manuel Antonio State Park

COSTA RICA | Sunday, 23 Sep 2007 | Photo Gallery

First Vacation
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September 20-22

USA | Sunday, 23 Sep 2007 | Views [336] | Comments [2]

September 20, 21, 22             Another poo glue day.   We finally finished smoothing down the cob bench at the bus stop and filled in the holes on the class room. It really isn’t that bad until you see the grubs living in it. We started ... Read more >

Tags: Relaxation


September 17-19

USA | Sunday, 23 Sep 2007 | Views [328] | Comments [1]

September 17, 18, 19             Joey made a embroidery ring today out of a plastic lid and bamboo. It turned out really well. Rachel is making fabric dividers for the Hanky house so it helped out a lot. I was given a design job for the front ... Read more >

Tags: Relaxation


Back at the Ranch

USA | Sunday, 23 Sep 2007 | Views [347]

September 14, 15, 16 (Back at the Ranch) Frabada noche! Everyone got to sleep in after our exhausting trip. We had our next baking day. Joey was on the fire again. It was a lot easier making the bread with all of the groups gone. Josh arrived ... Read more >

Tags: Relaxation


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