Living la Pura Vida... / Vive la Pura Vida... June 2nd 2006 The Caribbean border crossing between Panama and Costa Rica is via an ancient and precarious looking bridge (see last picture from previous blog) which only admits one vehicle at a time. As our luck would have it, when we reached it there was a broken down truck blocking it from the Panamanian side. Rather than stay on the bus for what could have been a long time, the driver encouraged us to que ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Costa Rica Costa Rica is a Central American success story: since the late 19th century, only two brief periods of violence have marred its democratic development. Although still a largely agricultural country, it has expanded its economy to include strong techn... ... read more
Mark & Maria: the English-Spanish combo who got fed up with the daily grind. Quit the jobs, sold the house, the car and some other stuff going mouldy in the attic and set off in search of adventures. Our blog is written bilingually, no small feat. We hope our pages inspire you... or at least keep you entertained for a few minutes...
********* Mark & Maria: el combo inglés-español que se hartó de la rutina diaria. Dejamos el trabajo, vendimos la casa, el coche y otro par de cosas cogiendo moho en el ático y partimos en busca de aventuras. Nuestro blog es bilingüe, hazaña nada desprec... full info