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Surf's up.

Thursday, 15 Sep 2011 | Views [1846]

An interesting bit of information: even in Costa Rica they don't show the dentist's face in toothbrush comercials. So, my last week and a bit in Costa Rica was checking out the beautiful beaches I'd heard so much about. First beach town was Tamarindo.... Read more >

Thank God you're here

Monday, 25 Jul 2011 | Views [1563]

I travelled from La Fortuna to nearby Monteverde, taking the scenic route which included a boat trip across the very serene Lake Arenal. I arrived to find Monteverde playing host to an annual mountainbike race and thus a lot of the hotels were full. ... Read more >

Prepare for ludicrous speed.

Monday, 25 Jul 2011 | Views [368]

About two weeks ago, I travelled to La Fortuna situated at the foot of the active volcano, Arenal. I had a really good conversation with the woman sitting next to me on the bus. I feel my spanish is improving. I arrived in town and stayed in the hotel ... Read more >

Did the earth move for you?

Tuesday, 19 Jul 2011 | Views [269]

The other day I was hanging out with this guy who was doing some important colouring in {what colouring in isn't, right?} when I started to feel a vibration coming through the floor of the building. Then all of a sudden there was a big shudder and the ... Read more >

Life´s a beach.

Sunday, 10 Jul 2011 | Views [525]

The first weekend of July, having finished my two weeks of Spanish study, I set off from San Isidro and headed south to the Osa Peninsula, home to the Corcovada National Park. After a hot and sweaty, and full and cramped, bus trip, I arrived ... Read more >


Friday, 1 Jul 2011 | Views [391]

With the weekend off from classes, last weekend I went to the coast and hit the tourist trail. I went to a small place called Manual Antonio which has a few beaches and a small national park.  After arriving at 11am, I´d found a place to ... Read more >

Are you hungry?

Wednesday, 22 Jun 2011 | Views [463]

So, I survived the bus journey along the mountain of death. I mistakenly said in my last post that it is 3300 feet. It's actually 3300 metres - 11,000 feet. The bus set off in San José in very sunny weather. Over the next hour and a half, as the ... Read more >

Pura Vida

Sunday, 19 Jun 2011 | Views [477]

I´ve been in Costa Rica a few days now but a bit confused as to how many. Having flown in from Australia, I experienced the same day twice and with my sleeping habits now at odd hours, my sense of time is a bit skewed. However, I have had a relaxing ... Read more >

I love U...

Saturday, 18 Jun 2011 | Views [815]

Well, despite not having alcohol to liven things up (I've quit drinking), my flights to Costa Rica weren´t without some moments of note. Thankfully, my flight departed from Sydney without any interference from the ash cloud of the Chile volcano.... Read more >

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