Monthly Archives: February 2013

Adventures in Piedades

For a small country Costa Rica sure has a lot of mature Canadians and Americans living in condos – sometimes it feels like a hillier, less humid Florida. While the gated community lifestyle doesn’t appeal to me it certainly seems … Continue reading

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Gifts around us

Maybe when you’re in a different place you look more closely at your environment and marvel at the gifts that are there if you just open your eyes. The tree out the back with its orange jewels glinting in the … Continue reading

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Airport Art?

Ger was the first one to introduce me to the concept of ‘airport art’ – a faux handicraft made to appeal to tourists, that doesn’t represent the country or culture it comes from. Well in Costa Rica they’ve put a … Continue reading

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Simple San Jose Sunday

A lot of people rush through San Jose on their way to the sexier parts of Costa Rica. Ger and I have always felt comfortable here though – shabby and decidedly non-gentrified as it may be. So on a Sunday … Continue reading

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