I am writing to you as someone who for the first time in over one and a half months, is traveling completely solo again. It is incredible how easy it becomes to fall back on a traveling companion, effortlessly you take advantage of having someone to grab a bite to eat or to talk to. 2,152 more words
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By some strange twist of fate, I have been to Australia nearly 20 times, the same for England and probably closer to 100 times to Mexico. 914 more words
We’re Smiling Because Green Season Is Back In Guanacaste!
It’s our favorite time of year (and we think it’s also the best time to visit). Here’s why: 436 more words
Some say the road to Costa Rica can be tricky, but if you know what you’re doing, the process can go quite smoothly. I won’t give you a step-by-step guide since I feel that it’s pretty straightforward and it’s part of the backpacking experience (although, if you do need one… 495 more words
He sat there perfectly reposed, contemplating the sunset at low tide on the beach in front of Witch’s Rock Surf Camp, Tamarindo, Costa Rica.
I stood some distance away, alternating between still observation of the breathtaking expanse before me and the activity of trying to capture it forever on digital devices, swatting every so often at the skeeters that found gaps in my skin’s deet shield. 68 more words
Maybe a better question to start this conversation would be “did the picaresque novel ever have a place in American literature?”
The picaresque novel is defined in the Oxford dictionary as “relating to an episodic style of fiction dealing with the adventures of a rough and dishonest but appealing hero.” When I think of the picaresque the first story that comes to mind is Don Quixote published in 1605. 348 more words