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March

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WARNING: Reflections From the Past in This Mirror May Be Distorted!

The two biggest anticipated stops of our ‘Jaco-Hiatus’ were just ahead of us…..  Arenal Volcano and Monteverde Cloud Forest, & I couldn’t have been more BESIDE myself with excitement to share with Ray a few of the places that I ‘seem’ to have remembered meant the most to me when I had visited Costa Rica in 2009. […]

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March

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The Best Things in Life are Free.

Monday, February 22nd: It was our second day in Rincon de la Veija and the park was closed on Monday’s. Of course.  The only 2 National Parks we visit out of 27 in Costa Rica….. Manual Antonio and Veija–  & both closed on Mondays.  What are the chances?  What also leaves me to wonder what on earth do […]

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March

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‘Just one foot in front of the other….. Just one foot…..

….in front of the other……’ I chanted this over and over again as we made our way back to the beginning of the park nearing the end of our 16km hike in Rincon de la Veija, Costa Rica.  Perhaps I thought of it as a ‘active meditation’ to allow myself the ability to survive until we […]

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February

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It always starts with a Ferry……

However frightening, mystifying, or just plain practical…………  It has both commenced our journey and linked our adventure to different lands, worlds and almost planets! As we drifted slowly towards the port of Paquera from Punarenas on our 90 minute journey linking us to the Nicoya Peninsula (short cut from Jaco), Ray & I couldn’t help […]

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January

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Jaco Beach

Jaco- Dispelling of the Myth!

Before the wheels even screeched to a halt into Costa Rica we’d already been subjected to opinions regarding the Central Pacific town of Jaco. Given its close two hour proximity to San Jose and the well-developed paved roads towards the coast, it made it easy to see why this town was one of the first to be embraced by sun worshiping tourists and city-weary locals