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Journey to the Caribbean Coast: Part 3 – BriBri Land

To tell you the truth, Puerto Viejo wasn’t really Arturo’s scene. Too many tourists, bars, souvenir shops, that kind of thing. So after a day, he was ready to get out and find the “real” Costa Rica. This is the “Arturo Mode” of travel (see Part 1). Sometimes that means wandering aimlessly toward nothing (ahem, … Continue reading

Journey to the Caribbean Coast: Part 2 – Puerto Viejo

After our delicious breakfast at Miss Edith’s, and a French press coffee at the local bakery in Cahuita (see Part 1), we were beyond fueled. Luckily our little car kept its wheels on the ground (because we were ready to take off) and got us down the road to Puerto Viejo. Puerto Viejo is the … Continue reading

Journey to the Caribbean Coast: Part 1 – Esterillos to Cahuita

One of the many things that Arturo and I have in common is that we both love a good road trip. Assuming you can find a path that takes you off of the main roads, the journey becomes a rich experience in itself, not just a way to reach your destination. Arturo and I established … Continue reading

Monkey Love!

Dear readers, I’m back! After suffering with some kind of illness (nothing serious), we did some traveling, had some friends over… and wow, where does the time go? Anyway, today’s post is just pure fun – monkey love! We happened upon these beautiful creatures about 30 minutes south of our house in Esterillos Oeste, in … Continue reading

Sweet Treats from El Trapiche

Lest you all think we’ve done nothing with our free time but lay by the beach and cook amazing food (well, you would be mostly right), here is a little virtual postcard from our trip to Grecia. Grecia is a town in the mountains, about a 45 minute ride from San Jose. Our friend Ernesto … Continue reading