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Central America, Costa Rica

Playa Samara- Beach Popsicles and friendship

February 26, 2015
Border crossing midday.

Playa Samara was the last Guanacaste coast visit after stops in Playa Brasilito, Playa Conchal, and Playa Tamarindo. Warmer water, warmer people, warmer weather. A bay, some surf, and a higher percentage of gringos to locals but still the same Costa Rican vibe. Pura vida! This for us was a lovely personal experience because it left imprints in our heart and others. Even though it was only a few days we felt like we had a home shared with two other rooms, a German couple, and a French girl. It was such a pleasure to have such a lovely host with Christine.…

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Central America, Costa Rica

Playa Conchal- Savings in paradise, a walk on millions of seashells

February 22, 2015

Costa Rica was the start of Where Are We? vblog series started to let our moms know where we are. Mom’s are concerned. They want to know your safe and in a good place. This is to assure them were doing well. After a long day of bus transfers and a border crossing we finally arrived to our first bed in Costa Rica on Playa Brasilito. Playa Brasilito is a great swim beach with very few people. There are gentle waves on this long grey stretch of beach and a short walk to the seashell filled shores of Playa Conchal. Even…

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Central America, Nicaragua

What happens when you fall in love with a beach? Playa Gigante, Nicaragua

February 21, 2015
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  From Lake Nicaragua to the beautiful Pacific Coast of Nicaragua we traded freshwater for the salty water bay of Playa Gigante. While most people believe the beach is made for lounging, catching up on books, or getting some much needed R & R, there is so much that can be done. We thought we would stay for 2 days and ended up looking at real estate (we didn’t buy anything but we were tempted) and stayed for a week. So why’d we leave? We found out we were over our 30 day visa stamp. No worries though as this is happens…

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