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Costa Rica

The Secrets of Sendero Los Angeles- A walkable, breathable Los Angeles

March 21, 2015

Each day we recommended tours and routes around the area of San Gerardo de Rivas but hadn’t done most of our own recommendations until our 2nd week in. With two days off we decided to start off with the town tour. Going up 500 meters on the Chirripo trail we took the option of descending and detouring towards Sendero (trail) Los Angeles. This beautiful downhill trek was a gentle walk compared to the other option at the fork, ascending up the Chirripo trail. After an hour or so we made our way to the small town of Los Angeles (population…

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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 visitΒ 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 leftΒ 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.Β 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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