Monthly Archive: March, 2016

The Usual Suspects: What’s in my Toiletries Kit

When I was a kid we’d head up to the cottage every few weekends, and even when I was in university I found myself traveling back to my parents place at least once… Continue reading

Costa Rica a Packing List

When I first stated looking at Costa Rica as a destination, I really knew very little about the country. Also, this trip was going to be a very active trip where we’d be… Continue reading

Costa Rica: Day 12 San Jose & Departure

At least the morning started slow. Since it wasn’t a long trip from Manuel Antonio back to San Jose, we didn’t head out until closer to noon. Instead we started the day back… Continue reading

Costa Rica: Day 11 Manuel Antonio

It was still raining when we woke up which fit perfectly for the feeling in the group that morning. People thrown together in close quarters for a long time will eventually clash. That… Continue reading

Costa Rica: Day 10 Manuel Antonio

Sarah and most of the group went surfing that morning, I slept in. It was glorious. I took a long shower, had a leisurely breakfast and then those of us who had opted… Continue reading

Costa Rica: Day 9 Manuel Antonio

Panic ensued this morning when Sarah thought she had lost her credit card. She had to have our awesome driver Felix pull her suitcase off the bus and we pretty much dumped the… Continue reading

Costa Rica: Day 8 Monteverde

For a day that was going to be adrenaline packed, it definitely started slow enough. We drove out into the cloud forest and started the day with a hike. It was cold and… Continue reading

Costa Rica: Day 7 Monteverde

This was an early morning since we had quite a few miles to make between Arenal and our next stop in Monteverde. To make our trip shorter, we were going to take a… Continue reading

Costa Rica: Day 6 Arenal

Sarah’s pro tip for technique, don’t drink copious amounts of tequila the night before you go rappelling for the first time. She claims to not really remember much of the night before, but… Continue reading

Costa Rica: Day 5 Arenal

Our morning started off with a surprise. Sarah had been gathering her clothes off the floor when out from the bundle jumped a strawberry poison dart frog. Seriously. Both of us stared at… Continue reading

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