Monthly Archives: February 2013

Costa Rica: The Beauty and the Beast

Costa Rica has a problem. It is too beautiful, too attractive, and too peaceful, attracting millions of tourists each year. Its fitting image of paradise on earth is one of the “problems”. We strategically avoided staying in touristy areas, preferring … Continue reading

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Panama (Part 2): Backroads to the Mangoes

We left Ocu after resting there an extra day and befriending a group of seniors that took excellent care of us. We returned to the Pan American highway just 11km from where we had left it a week earlier, completing … Continue reading

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