Heredia International Club of Costa Rica

A New Club for Social and Professional Interaction in English Welcome to those who have already joined and to those thinking of doing so. The Heredia International Club is exclusively on Meetup and is to bring Ticos (Costa Ricans) and

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Nicaraguan Border Crossing at Las Tabillas

March 6th Yesterday, I made my first border run. After doing much research and questioning other expats in Facebook groups, I decided first that I’d do the crossing into Nicaragua (rather than Panama) and then decided I would do the

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Valentine’s Day

February 14th The picture is from February 10th. Alfredo is a rebel who, in addition to choosing orange roses instead of red, declares that gifts should not be delegated to specific days of the year. I tend to agree with

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The First Day of School

February 11th Today was the first day of school for students, though Alfredo and all the teachers had been back for a week and a half already. For confidentiality’s sake, I didn’t take any pictures of the school or kids.

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Time to Vote

February 7th In the weeks leading up to these elections, the signs of course have been everywhere; that isn’t surprising, but there have also been car parades to promote particular parties, honking horns and playing recorded party propaganda as they

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Manual Antonio National Park

February 6th 5 am was an early start but a good idea; we got ahead of the traffic and arrived before the crowds, as you can see above. The sunrise, that began after we left the city, was to our

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Daily Life

February 5th It’s hard to believe where the time has gone. Sometimes when we dare to be global, we forego what may be considered normal etiquette. I have done this many times. In Korea, for example, I invited my adult

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A New Beginning

January 22nd to 24th The three past days have gone by quite casually. We had a lot of washing to do from the trip, with sand in everything, and needed a day in to get our bearings. We did return to

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Life Outside the Jungle – On the Road Again

January 21st We left his parents early in the morning today to have time for a detour to Arenal Volcano Park on our way back to the city. His mom wasn’t teary-eyed because she was happy to have had us

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Life Outside the Jungle – Fame and Rock n’ Roll

January 20th It was just over an hour to the beach, Playa Buena, (the Good Beach…they are so creative with their names. haha) and he wasn’t kidding, it’s quite different; I almost feel like I’m in Canada, but the palm

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