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Beer Update from Uvita!

What a difference a year makes!  Last year I reported on the burgeoning Craft Beer movement in Costa Rica.  I am happy to report that this year that movement is rushing like the famous Pacuare River here.  808 more words

Costa Rica

Bare cheeked and red faced

After a week-long surfing course I was not only a ‘Barney’ (a novice or someone with little skill) but, as this took place in Jaco, Costa Rica, I was also a ‘Benny’ (a non-local). 724 more words



We are still smack dab in the middle of our journey towards our Ticos, with no end in sight.  We often get the question of how we are doing in this long wait.   518 more words

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Energizing Our World: Why this feel good film about sustainability is making the film festival circuit

There is a reason, Energizing Our World, a 55-minute documentary on sustainability, was the closing selection at Denton’s annual Thin Line Film Festival last month. 865 more words

Costa Rica

In search of the resplendent quetzal

The quetzal is the national bird of Guatemala, and also their currency is called the quetzal. However, we are still in Costa Rica for this blog, and there are many of these beautiful birds in Costa Rica. 717 more words


Costa Rica Part 1 - La Fortuna & Arenal

Just about a year ago, I set off to Costa Rica for a 9 day adventure. Ever since I was a little kid, I dreamed of  zipping through the cloud forests and visiting the land that inspired Jurassic Park. 625 more words