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Posts for 'Costa Rica'



Pigs, Twigs and Garbage Tour?

Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Carbonera School Recycling

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtfully committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has. — Margaret Mead Responsible travel.   I have a twinge of guilt when I get on an airplane and think about all the carbon-based fuels that are used  to transport me from Point […]

Beyond the Beach in Manuel Antonio

Friday, July 20, 2012
Sunrise over Manuel Antonio

“Hey, I’m teaching a salsa class with Alexandra tonight – you guys should come!” said Danny, the bartender. “You mean salsa, the dance?,” I said, as I mentally surveyed my limited clothing options.  Having previously been in the wild Osa Peninsula for 5 days, I was starting to resemble some type of “Jungle Jane” character, […]

Aracari at Lapa Rios

Sitting behind the pilot of the Cessna, I finally catch a glimpse of the Osa Peninsula.  It is a wild, seemingly untouched piece of southern Costa Rica, where furry green forests kiss the sea.  The landing strip at Puerto Jiminez is short – will we stop before hitting those trees?  Indeed, we land without effort […]