Category Archives: Costa Rica

Departing from my Semi-Domesticated Life

  After leading a semi-domesticated life in Costa Rica, I am heading south again continuing my journey. Semi-domestication was unlike any other time in my journey. In the evening I would help with laundry and dishes or often just relax … Continue reading

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Where the streets have no name

I think that when world famous rock band U2 wrote “Where the Streets Have No Name” they were in Costa Rica. I used Google Earth today to find my way to Irazu Volcano. The directions seemed easy enough; left out … Continue reading

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Every day is an adventure

I continue to be amazed at how even the most mundane tasks can turn into an adventure. Shopping for swimming shorts in El Salvador, getting groceries in Nicaragua or doing laundry in Costa Rica have been as much of an … Continue reading

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Is it far?

I need to learn to put distance into perspective. It is about as many kilometers from Guatemala City to San Jose Costa Rica as it is from Ottawa to Thunder Bay Ontario, yet when I ask for directions the only … Continue reading

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Entering Costa Rica

With a bit of a hangover and only 3 hours sleep I packed my bike and got ready to go to Costa Rica. Locals told me it would take seven hours to reach San Jose, so at 7am I was … Continue reading

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