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At the Feet of Jesus

Day fifteen, it was hot and humid in San Juan del Sur, and the power and internet were out for a rolling black out, so we spent the majority of the afternoon playing “get the card in the hat.”

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I received my first pedicure, and combined with the manicure, I only paid $27, not including the tip. The hot wax on my feet was a bit of a surprise because I didn’t quite understand what the woman was a asking, but she did a great job.

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By evening it was cool enough to hike to the statute of Jesus that overlooks San Juan del Sur.

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We climbed up a steep cobblestone road to what some in our group were affectionately calling Big Jesus. The heat was incredibly oppressive, even at five p.m. Thankfully I still made it to the top.

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The statute is over 30 meters high.

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From the pinnacle we could see the town below and could hear the waves breaking on the shore.

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The view was incredible.

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We grabbed dinner at a place with live guitar music, compliments of a traveling musician whom we recognized from Costa Rica.

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A great end to the day.

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