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A Tangible End to Fear: Climbing

A Tangible End to Fear: Climbing
by Sara Aranda

Fingers break
these granite lines,
enter flesh
bone locks.
I rotate my mind
mind my fear… 297 more words

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Costa Rica, Part 2: (Cahuita) I Am Not Embarrassed


Johnny drives us the 3.5 hours to Cahuita. San Jose is quiet at 6 in the morning, but joggers and cyclists are brightly making their way along the narrow streets. 1,631 more words

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barefoot dreadlocked and anklet-clad

With our first trip to the Caribbean coast we could instantly tell that Puerto Viejo was going to be much different than the Pacific, where we have spent most of our time thus far. 522 more words


Costa Rica, the Pura Vida way.

Costa Rica, the small country with big features. I travelled here twice in 2012 and still have dreams of this beautiful place. The small town I stayed in is called Santa Teresa, and is located on the Northern Peninsula off the Pacific side. 265 more words

Exploring in bus

Our next stop was the beautiful capital of Costa Rica … San Jose. First I have to explain how excited we were about driving in the bus. 155 more words


Momentarily: Music

‚ÄčListening to (subjectively) good music with earphones is like eating a Dagwood sandwich. Everything is thrown in!

One moment you’re hearing the percussion and it captures you! 53 more words

South Africa