Life is all about exploring and stepping into the unknown to widen your viewpoint on humanity and life. Travelling allows me to explore and experience new countries, languages, foods, customs, and living standards.
My starting point is San Jose, Costa Rica and my final destination will be Buenos Aires, Argentina. Anything that happens in between will be my adventure that I would like to share with you.....
June 28th 2012
My first real stop on my Central America adventure was in Ciudad Colon, situated about 40 minutes outside of San Jose, in the country side bordering the jungle. I heard about WWOOF (World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms) from a friend and thought it would be a neat experience to stop at some of these organic farms along my travels and volunteer in exchange for room and board. Not only would I experience and learn new things that I couldn't otherwise as just a backpacker, but it would also help to offset some of the travel costs. Some are free and will provide you with the basic foods, while others might charge you a small fee per night to help with the cost of food. Robert Roman is a retired American, who has been involved with ... read more
June 28th 2012
It's only been just over a week, but I figured I post my first blog as it might be a while til I have internet access again. The second I step off the airplane in San Jose, Costa Rica, I already broke one of the major travel rules. Me and two other backpackers joined together to find a taxi, to save some money instead of going individual. Out of the 80 people trying to convince us to step into their taxi, we picked a guy. We followed him to his taxi which happened to be a private car his friend was driving, parked away and behind the airport exit. Being late at night and just wanting to find a hostel, we decided to take it anyways, hoping that I could outrun the two girls that where ... read more