Shelter and Sea March 9th 2007 Pura Vida Adventure Surf Camp March 3-9 2007
Daily schedule: Sleep, yoga, eat, surf, eat, surf, eat, sleep.
Literally translated, “pura vida” means pure life. This phrase is the common response when one is asked how they are doing. To further expand on the meaning, I found the best description within the Costa Rica section of Wikipedia. It states that this motto, “…encapsulates the ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Costa Rica » Puntarenas » Mal Pais 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
Upon graduating from college, I received a card from my dear friend Lauren Cunningham. A quote by Thoreau in black lettering against a white background read, “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you’ve imagined.”
Those very words lit a fire in me. The only problem was that I did not know how to manipulate the flame. What was the direction of my dreams? What life had I imagined for myself? After a mountain of deliberation, I realized that traveling has never steered me in the wrong direction. I imagine that it never will. I realized that in order to set m... full info