Our First Couple Weeks in Costa Rica July 25th 2012 We’ve been in Costa Rica for about two weeks. I don’t think we did a lot, but we have done a few things.
We left Panama City early last Tuesday morning. We wanted to drive as close to the Panama/Costa Rica border, spend the night in David, and drive on to our new home in Heredia, Costa Rica, just north of San Jose.
Because McDonald’s was closed early Wednesday morning, we couldn’t ge ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Costa Rica » Heredia » Heredia 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
In July of 2011, we made the decision to leave our comfortable jobs in Northern California to see the world. We weren’t sure where we were going to go or how long we would be gone, but we wanted an adventure and we knew we could find it if we looked carefully enough. We would travel slowly, staying in cities and towns for longer periods than most tourists have time for. Hopefully it would give us an opportunity to observe local life in a unique way.
We began our travels in Mexico and Central America. We drove over 30,000 miles of some of the roughest roads in Nor... full info