Category Archives: Costa Rica

Wanderlust – it’s a wanderful world!

I caught the wanderbug early in life (age 5) when my parents moved to Canada. My dad got his pilot license and in no time we were landing somewhere in northern Ontario every time we flew: enjoying the myriad of … Continue reading

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Happy Canada Day

This is the Canadian long weekend. On July 1st we celebrate 146 years of Confederation. During my trip to Costa Rica in April, I wore this outfit and I will wear it for Canada Day. It’s more of a sailor … Continue reading

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Down By the River

Costa Rica was an adventure that I’m still enjoying in my thoughts and dreams; the ocean, the mountains, the wildlife and … shopping!! I bought this dress in one of the fabulous malls in San Jose!! I wore it on … Continue reading

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¡Pura Vida!

Two simple Spanish words: words to greet, words to say when we part, an expression of enjoying life and being happy. What do they mean? Directly translated PURE LIFE but this phrase in Costa Rica has a much richer and … Continue reading

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The Costa Rican Riviera

While visiting Costa Rica I got to see two gorgeous beaches (there are almost 300 beaches on the Pacific and Caribbean coasts of Costa Rica. Tamarindo and Playa Avellanas have beautiful beaches with soft, pale gold sand, palm trees, and … Continue reading

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Tamarindo

I’m not a sun worshiper, in fact I walked along the beach of Tamarindo, Costa Rica with a parasol. The sun drains me in the heat of the day and I don’t want to bake in the sun. I prefer … Continue reading

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Flora and Fauna

The drive to Tamarindo (a tropical beach town on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica) was fascinating! Scenery was spectacular and even though it’s about a four hour drive from San Jose, it was enjoyable. The roads are good (several … Continue reading

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Do you know the way to San Jose?

Costa Rica, that is! Anyone who has ever traveled to Costa Rica knows what a beautiful country it is. From the majestic mountains, tropical rain forests, rolling hills and valleys to the beautiful beaches on the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, … Continue reading

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