Then later we were supposed to go on a big hike to a waterfall, but the instructors cancelled it! I was overjoyed to say the least. My friend Rocio and I went to the beach and it was beautiful. I think water feeds my spirit because I just love it, and in any form. It is very therapeutic for me and brings me great joy. The waves were pretty crazy so Rocio stayed on the shore but of course I went out and rode in on some waves (without a body board); Some of it was pretty rough and rocky but I had a great time. I just love the water. I took a little break and gave myself an exfoliating scrub with the sand and then went in for round two. On the walk back we ran into a bunch of crabs..those things move FAST! It was fun to watch them. Then I went back to shower and had sand in just about every place you could think of. Haha! I think I got rid of most of it though.
We had our Spanish lesson, dinner and two talks and now I am about to go to bed. Tomorrow we leave for the biggest part of this trip: the 4 day, 3 night, 13 mile Corcovado Hike. We have breakfast at 5:30am and then we leave! At first I was really dreading it, but ever since my spirit was lifted today I have been looking at it as more of an adventure that has the potential to be pretty fun and definitely unforgettable either way. So now I am kind of excited. We had to pack our backpacks today though and mine is HEAVY, but I am pretty strong so hopefully I'll make it. We won't get back until Sunday afternoon, so as long as I'm living I'll post then! (I think I will be)
Lastly, I am having really bad luck with technology here. As I wrote before, my camera broke within the first couple days, but then I had my phone. Since then I've taken a ton of photos and videos on it but today something went wrong and all my data besides contacts got erased from my phone...it was pretty sad. But luckily it happened today so it didn't bother me too much. I will just have to save everything in my memory, or do a picture potluck with some of my friends on that are here I guess! I'm sure it will all work out :)