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Crossing into Costa Rica -- A Side Story

Derek, Chad, Patrick, Alexandra, and I were elated about being on a nice, ghetto-free bus from the border to Liberia, Costa Rica.

But when we got off the bus in Liberia, there were 5 buses ready to leave the bus station and we needed to figure out which bus it was, FAST!

We found our bus but the bus driver was in a hurry. He quickly gestured for us to put our bags in the bottom compartment of the bus before we could get on. We were all sweating from heat, tired from carrying our bags, and there was a lot of commotion as we rushed to put our bags into the bottom compartment of the bus. However, we were quite distracted by a sound from a tiny old lady holding a bag of mangos:

Tiny Lady: Mango? Mango? Mango?
Derek: No gracias.
Tiny Lady: Mangomangomangomango?
Chad: Open the hatch!
Bus Driver: HONK!!! HONK!!!!
Derek: I am trying! It's stuck!
Bus Driver: HONK!!! HONK!!! HONK!!!
Tiny Lady: Mango? Mango? Mango? Mango?
Patrick: Here! It's open put it in!
Tiny Lady: Mangomangomangomango...
Chad: what the? Who the...??
Derek: Oh! No gracias seniorita... no mango gracias....
Tiny Lady: Ok! Mango? Mango? Mango? Mango?
Chad: All the bags are in!!
Derek: No gracias!!
Bus Driver: HONK!!! HONK!!! VROOOOOM VROOOOM!!!!
Tiny Lady: mangomangomangomangomangomangoMANGOMANGOMANGOMANGO!!!

Even as we ran into the bus she yelled out to us through the window saying:
MANGOMANGOMANGOMANGOMANGOMANGOMANGOMANGOMANGOMangoMangoMangomangomangomangomang..........

At bus stations we sometimes look around in fear, hoping we don't run into the mango lady.

Posted by krisses 14:44 Archived in Costa Rica

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hahhahaha ! Mango Mango Mango !!! Patrick seemed upset !! :)

by Chad

Bahahahahaha!Mangomangomango......!Kristine love your posts you have an funny take on your story. It's awesome how you notice the little things in life. Keep on writing guys!

by Milena

Thanks guys!!

by krisses

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