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Monumental Topiary Art in Costa Rica

A few years ago, I spent some time in beautiful Costa Rica. Due to a mudslide, our van driver had to take a much longer, circuitous route back to the airport. 108 more words

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Costa Rica And India, Friends In And Friends Of Democracy

I was rushing through an airport recently, in transit between one workplace and another, when the man in the picture above walked past me and our eyes connected; we both stopped.   563 more words


Costa Rica 3 - Guanacaste. Parque Nacional Santa Rosa, La Paz and Sonzapote and on to the border with Nicaragua.

25th – 26th January 2014 – We continue north through the Guanacaste region to visit Parque Nacional Santa Rosa, one of the oldest and biggest parks in Costa Rica, which covers most of the Peninsula Santa Elena that juts out into the Pacific in the far northwest.   1,205 more words

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Lunar Eclipse and Baldi Hot Springs

Today started with the lunar eclipse, the blood moon, which we set our alarm for. Gifford and I staggered out in time, and watched the moon get thinner and thinner as the cicadas chattered and hummed at us in the nght. 237 more words


Planning to Not Plan

I’ve discovered that a “wherever the wind will take me” solo trip requires an obscene amount of logistical planning. This is mostly because I have to have a modicum of knowledge on each of the places I *might* visit. 309 more words

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Orchids, armadillos, monkeys and birds in Costa Rica

This video is about national parks in Costa Rica.

18 March 2014.

Costa Rica; after earlier in the afternoon, still near Parque Nacional Juan Castro Blanco. 166 more words


Wednesday Spotlight: UGACR 2014 Program Shirt

The time has come for the great reveal! For those of you who have not yet seen our stylish new program shirt, it’s time to stop and bask in its beauty. 312 more words

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