Tag Archives: Puerto Viejo

New Beginnings

As we enter into the new year, Mr D and I have some ideas for where we wish life to take us. I use the word “ideas” rather than “plans” because as much as we hope these ideas pan out, … Continue reading

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Five Reasons NOT To Love Costa Rica

Having previously posted my Five Reasons To Love Costa Rica, I mentioned that Costa Rica is not for everyone and promised to post a follow up.  So here it is,  with reasons why one might not like this beautiful tropical … Continue reading

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Five Reasons to Love Costa Rica

Here are my top 5 Reasons To Love Costa Rica: Perpetual sunshine and warmth — yes, there is a rainy season but so far, we have had only a couple of days with prolonged rain.  Most of the rain has … Continue reading

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The Wheels on the Bike Go Round and Round … all through the town

Biking is really the way to go down here.  Last year we rented bikes for our stay and this year, we purchased a couple of used rentals with the intention of donating them to two indigenous kids when we leave.  … Continue reading

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Eating fresh in Costa Rica and loving it!

Saturday morning here in Puerto Viejo always starts with an early morning trip to the feria, the outdoor market.  Today by 8 am, the place was hopping. This is the  place to purchase goat cheeses and milk, eggs, fresh chicken, … Continue reading

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Water Therapy in the River, Bribri Style

When Candido first mentioned water therapy in the nearby river, Bruce was a bit hesitant. Having our son, Sean, recommend a recent TV documentary about crocodiles in Costa Rica was poorly timed and, as you could imagine, did little to … Continue reading

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Pura Vida!

I had expected a few folks, those who we saw on nearly a daily basis last summer, to remember us but turns out,  we were noticed by a far greater number than I ever thought. Of course, remembering “us” was … Continue reading

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