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I Lift My Eyes Up, Up To The Mountains I pursue Him who first pursued me: the One who spread out the clouds as a curtain, who fashioned the earth by hand, the One who makes the clouds a chariot and walks on the wings of the wind. -Psalm 104

Trip: Costa Rica

There are [11] stories from my trip: Costa Rica

Gallery: Playa de Esterillos--Day 6

USA | Saturday, 14 Mar 2009 | Photo Gallery

Xandari Resort
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Dia cinquo: Playa de Esterillos w/visit to Jaco

COSTA RICA | Thursday, 12 Mar 2009 | Views [639]

Up at 7 a.m.  Made coffee.  Pulled a lounge chair over next to the plunge pool.  Grabbed coffee mug and Bible for a warm round of morning reading.  Later, trekked out to beach and perused the sands.  Roused the group for a shot at the complimentary ... Read more >

Tags: hammocks, iguanas, jaco, paradise, waves

Dia quatro: Arenal to Playa de Esterillos, Costa Rica

COSTA RICA | Wednesday, 11 Mar 2009 | Views [2134]

Wednesday, 11 March 2009 Up at 7:30 a.m.  Packed gear.  While others packed, wondered down to hostel café for an early caffeine kick.  Left gear at hostel.  Headed out for breakfast and morning trip to  Arenal Volcano Observatory.  Took a good 30 ... Read more >

Tags: arenal volcano, esterillos, interbus, jaco, playa, xandari resort

Gallery: Playa de Esterillos--Day 4

COSTA RICA | Wednesday, 11 Mar 2009 | Photo Gallery

Heading to the beach--resort style
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Gallery: Arenal--Day 4

COSTA RICA | Wednesday, 11 Mar 2009 | Photo Gallery

Arenal Lodge: Trying to Observe a Volcano
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Gallery: La Fortuna--Day 3

USA | Tuesday, 10 Mar 2009 | Photo Gallery

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Dia dos: La Fortuna, Costa Rica

USA | Monday, 9 Mar 2009 | Views [557]

Monday, 9 March 2009 Up at 7 a.m.  Clouds hung over the town and volcano.  Visibility was limited. Rain came and rain went, interrupted only by a willowy mist.  My Mountain Gear Tsunami rain jacket quickly became my favorite piece of gear, my new ... Read more >

Tags: cerra chato, la fortuna, rain forest, waterfalls

Gallery: La Fortuna--Night 2

COSTA RICA | Monday, 9 Mar 2009 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: La Fortuna--Day 2

USA | Monday, 9 Mar 2009 | Photo Gallery

Falls and Volcanoe Hike
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Gallery: La Fortuna--Day 1

COSTA RICA | Sunday, 8 Mar 2009 | Photo Gallery

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Dia uno: San Jose, Costa Rica!

USA | Sunday, 8 Mar 2009 | Views [569]

Sunday, 8 March 2009 Left Lyd's early Sunday morning for our flight out of Miami Int'l Airport.  Jumped on a plane.  Read a Kurt Vonnegut novel.  Slept.  Arrived in San Jose.  Met our shuttle driver, Ivan (the terrible--according to the man himself).... Read more >

Tags: cafe, coffee, hostel, transportation