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splotches on the ceiling

Friday, 7 Sep 2007 | Views [559]

it woke me up three or four times before I started to realise how loud the noise actually was...it was definately electronic and coming from inside the house. The most recent resonation of the noise woke me more fully from my slumber. It must have ... Read more >

Tags: adrenaline, costa rica

Una dia

Saturday, 25 Aug 2007 | Views [823] | Comments [2]

Howdy those of you who still read on!! Hard to beleive five months has passed since we left lovely sydney - can someone let me know if winter is over yet? Have included some pictures in this entry of various artworks Gabriel and I have been doing.... Read more >

Tags: costa rica, culture

Gallery: August sunsets

Sunday, 19 Aug 2007 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: All over

Wednesday, 8 Aug 2007 | Photo Gallery

whatcha want
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Where are you now?

Wednesday, 8 Aug 2007 | Views [781]

Hey kidlets - sorry for the long hiatus... we met some butterflies and their babies, and some snakes, we saw dolphins, turltes and many many buses. We walked long and far and now we are home cause our hats our hanging and our shoes are on the front ... Read more >

Tags: costa rica, on the road


Monday, 23 Jul 2007 | Views [873] | Comments [2]

Well, it´s quite a leap for me as an Aussie to understand the whole nature of borders. An invisible line which dictates the division of one country from another, it costs money to cross and you must have your passport with you...strange goings on. ... Read more >

Tags: adventures, costa rica

Rolling on

Saturday, 7 Jul 2007 | Views [648] | Comments [1]

Sooo it takes Gabriel and I about 25 mins to walk to town from our new house. Add to that the fact that we have the most incredible panoramic view from our little lounge room and cable television and you might be partially correct in thinking that ... Read more >

Tags: costa rica, snow

Putting it to the People

Thursday, 21 Jun 2007 | Views [734] | Comments [4]

Well folks Gabriel and I are now into our third month on the road, and we've got the mosquito bites to prove it! One of the reasons that there have been no entries for the last few weeks is that Gabriels school work finally arrived and I started back ... Read more >

Tags: costa rica, work

Welcoming June

Sunday, 3 Jun 2007 | Views [599] | Comments [2]

Well June has rolled in and bought with it sunshine glorious sunshine to our dampened spirits! Hoorah. Gabriel was struck down with a horrible gastro virus for the last week which hit him hard. It coincided with a week of torrential rain and flooding ... Read more >

Tags: costa rica, doctors, hospitals & health


Monday, 28 May 2007 | Views [970] | Comments [1]

Cabin Fever. Listless limbs, walking in ever decreasing circles, Not sure which is thicker outside, the rain or the mosquitoes. Eyes flash at each other, What did you say. The phone rings - its' the outside world greeted with desperate smiles, kids ... Read more >

Tags: beaches & sunshine, costa rica

All over the world

Thursday, 24 May 2007 | Views [1501]

Dona Angelina Salas was Gabriels great grandmother on his grandmothers side, and a highly regarded woman in Puerto Jimenez. She had 12 children and 88 grandchildren and I don't think anyone had bothered to count the great grandchildren of which Gabriel ... Read more >

Tags: costa rica, family

Things roll on

Thursday, 24 May 2007 | Views [12149] | Comments [3]

Just thought I better let you all know what happened with the dog Osa - cause I didn't want anyone losing sleep and feeling 'out of the loop'. So, we did infact find her again as the photos show. She was equally thrilled to see us and happily followed ... Read more >

Tags: costa rica, friends

Gallery: The wet season

Wednesday, 23 May 2007 | Photo Gallery

Mas Jimenez
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Osa lives!!

Tuesday, 15 May 2007 | Views [1264] | Comments [3]

Howdy - Some of you may remember, that on our most recent visit to Costa Rica, Gabriel and I were loaned a dog named Osa, by Gabriels Aunt. Osa was a black cross labrador with a lovely disposition. She followed us religiously around town and became ... Read more >

Tags: costa rica, friends

Gallery: More Jimenez

Monday, 7 May 2007 | Photo Gallery

Our house in the middle
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Living the vida...

Monday, 7 May 2007 | Views [643] | Comments [2]

So hello everyone. Today is Sunday not sure of the date - early may. Gabriel and I are officially two weeks into our trip. As it is Sunday the only places open are the pubs and the internet cafes. Gabriel still seems a little young for guaro or tequila, ... Read more >

Tags: Philosophy of travel

Mission: House

Friday, 4 May 2007 | Views [454] | Comments [2]

Hi viewers This is the mighty Gabriel Gabs. We got a house!! YIIIPPEEE!!!! It's dull and gloomy but the coolest Gabriel can fix it up! MEEE! It's just across the road from Edith' house so I can get to play with Yorens and Aumony every day. I know most ... Read more >

Tags: Food & eating

Gallery: Puerto Jimenez

Thursday, 3 May 2007 | Photo Gallery

La vida loca y tranquila
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Life in Puerto Jimenez

Thursday, 3 May 2007 | Views [1207] | Comments [2]

If it possible to imagine total chaos mixed with total relaxation in incredibly humid heat and loads of fresh fruit everywhere, you've got Puerto Jimenez. This little frontier town straddles a mangove marsh land and is the last town before the Corcovado ... Read more >

Tags: costa rica, family

Gallery: La Familia

Friday, 27 Apr 2007 | Photo Gallery

De Gabriel
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