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Pilgrimage to Cartago, Costa Rica – Basílica de Nuestra Señora de Los Ángeles

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Cartago is a bustling suburb of San Jose. It’s located about 15 miles east of the capital and is driven through, if you want to see Irazu National Park – home of the Irazu Volcano. Probably would not have stopped, but the … Continue reading

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Gettin’ by day by day in Alajuela, Costa Rica

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I’ve taken a line from Jerry Jeff Walker’s song “Gettin’ By”. (Jerry Jeff Walker – Gettin’ by – live 1991) Which kind of sums up where I am at right now – gettin’ by day by day. I’m frying up … Continue reading

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10 things I have learned since I started traveling, once again.

These are just some random thoughts about things I have realized, or learned, since I started traveling again. These are just my thoughts, take what you like, and leave the rest. 1) There is nothing that I have to see. … Continue reading

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A collapse, chest pains, ambulance ride – what a day!

Life – twists and turns, ups and downs. You have to take the cards that you’re given – but I do wish I could have sat the last 12 hours out. It started about 2:30 in the morning. I awoke from … Continue reading

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How to launch a 23 foot boat from the beach in Casares, Nicaragua

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This how the fishermen in Casares, Nicaragua launch their boats from the beach. First things first – the equipment’s hauled from home. I have seen these fisherman hauling these carts up to 4 miles away from the beach. The fishermen … Continue reading

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Traveling and amazed at what I do not know – Tamarindo, Costa Rica

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I am in Costa Rica, holed up in an apartment I am renting for a month. Literally, I go out for food and groceries, and come back to the internet. Kind of like Paul McCartney’s “Baby, I’m Amazed “- I’m … Continue reading

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Tamarindo, Costa Rica – 1 bedroom apartment for $16 per day – surfs UP!

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This is where I have hung my hat and worked for the last 3 weeks. The Hotel Gardenia in Tamarindo, Costa Rica. I rent this for $16 per day. This is a 1 bedroom apartment. Small little stove,refrigerator, lounging area, … Continue reading

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Traveling and making a living – my introduction to social networking

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The reasons behind my eagerness to take part in social networking is two-fold. 1) I wanted to share why I am traveling and what I am seeing. 2) To get an audience that would be interested in what I have … Continue reading

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