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COSTA RICA - Mad for Montezuma

Hidden amongst the wild costal jungle of Costa Rica, sits Montezuma. In low season, this sleepy seaside town captures the tranquility of traditional Costa Rican life: fishermen towing in their morning catch, fruit sellers laden with crates of pineapple and papaya and car-less roads leading cyclists down the steep hills to Montezuma’s maritime beauty. 268 more words


Why does man need to suffer?

I woke up this morning to my favorite sounds in Costa Rica; the monkey’s barking as an annoying eighteen wheeler rolls by using its loud air brakes(not a pleasing early morning sound). 389 more words




The costal port town of Quepos is situated on the Pacific south of Costa Rica. Known as the gateway to nearby national park Manuel Antonio, as well as for it’s edgy, laid back, “I want to spend my gap year here and surf” feel. 593 more words


Pura Vida Rep, at your service!

Ok this is twice in a day now, I’m making up for my absence!

I got approved as a rep for Pura Vida Bracelets. They have bracelets (obviously), rings, clothing, and accessories. 173 more words

Livin' La Vida Pura: a whirlwind week in Costa Rica

Expensive. Americanised. Touristy.  All words I had heard a number of people use to describe Costa Rica in the last few weeks, and so perhaps my expectations were tempered.   1,609 more words


COSTA RICA - Monteverde: quaint English countryside meets Costa Rican jungle

Hidden between rolling green fields and blanketed by sultry clouds, Monteverde is a real hidden beauty. Situated high up in the cloud forest of Costa Rica, this tranquil, agricultural town is abundant in banana trees and fertile farming lands, which stretch far beyond Monteverde’s hilly horizon. 193 more words


Pura Vida: The true beauty beating at the heart of Costa Rica

Costa Rica has received an enormous amount of attention over recent years, and even more so over the last few months. This incredible country has been a feature of dozens of National Geographic articles, the main filming ground for several episodes of David Attenborough’s Planet Earth II, and just last month, it became the focus of a brand new TV Series called ‘Escape to Costa Rica’. 791 more words