Coffee and Sunsets in the Land of Pura Vida

Quepos, Costa Rica, located five miles north of Manuel Antonio. No doubt that commercial growth has affected Costa Rica over recent years. Hotels and restaurants have sprung up at a rapid rate, and souvenir and surf shops have elbowed in alongside mini supers (short for mini supermarkets and similar to an American convenience store) among small […]

Costa Rica: Faces of Travel

The archetypal herpetologist, bearded and a bit scraggly, witty with a pessimistic sense of humor, instantly reminded me of Kevin whom I met in Costa Rica.  While the two look nothing alike, it’s their zest for life and wisdom built from traveling the world that triggered the reminder.  On Tuesday the greying herpetologist cupped his […]