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Pura Vida

My family has taken a lot of vacations to Costa Rica. I love everything about the country. The people are incredibly friendly and filled with passion for Costa Rica and the food is to die for. 240 more words


Explore. Dream. Discover.

Pura Vida. “Pure life.” “Full of life.” “Enjoy life.”

This one phrase with so many meanings is my current life motto. I’m about to embark on a 5 week trip to San José, Costa Rica to teach at an elementary school. 469 more words

Cerro de la Muerte: The Mountain of Death

Part of the Talamanca Mountain range, Cerro de la Muerte is the highest point in Costa Rica and rises 11,000 feet above sea level. Stories were told by our guide of past journeys and unprepared travelers who succumbed to the cold and rainy weather of the mountain, giving the mountain its ominous name. 689 more words


The Jersey Shore just isn't going to cut it anymore...

March was a month full of the most spectacular beaches: Puerto Viejo, Curú, and Manuel Antonio.

Puerto Viejo

 In Puerto Viejo, we stayed at a sweet hostel with mosaics everywhere, and we slept in hammocks for $7 a night. 472 more words

Costa Rica

Iceland Day Two

28 March 2015

I’m not really sure if this is a post about a new day or if I should consider it just a continuation of yesterday since we haven’t really slept at all yet. 461 more words


pura vida

Twenty-three days before I start walking from Georgia to Maine, and a random series of events later, I find myself on a peaceful little beach in Costa Rica, listening to the sounds of the ocean and hiding from direct sun. 199 more words


Pura Vida Recovery

Lakeside Recovery Center is proud to announce that we have become a founding donor of Pura Vida Recovery.

“We are pleased to support Pura Vida Recovery in their efforts to help ignite and sustain recovery in our community,” says Lakeside Recovery Center Executive Director Chris Mullin. 132 more words

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