After spending the day in San Jose, I headed to the airport to meet my sister on her arriving flight. I somehow managed to arrive an hour early, so grabbing a cup of coffee, I parked it to begin my wait. As the people started to trickle out, I spotted my sister’s bright blonde hair in the crowd. As she came closer, I saw she was walking with another blonde-headed girl. Cool, I thought…she made a friend. Then I realized I knew exactly who she was with…my cousin. Continue reading
A few of my favorite photos are now posted from Nicaragua under the PHOTOS page. Colonial cities, mountain towns, historical sites, and beautiful beaches all combined within a few weeks….
Waking up early that morning, I prepared myself for the long day to come. After eight hours on a bus and a complicated border crossing, I found myself back in San Jose, Costa Rica. Memories came flooding in of the time I spent here in 2006, which overall, was a wonderful experience. I was so happy to be back. Continue reading
Before coming down to San Juan del Sur, I was warned that it is a place that you can easily get pulled into. I’m currently on my fourth day at this beach town, yet it feels like just yesterday I arrived. I decided to spend my last and final day in Nicaragua exploring the town along with the surrounding countryside. Continue reading
My stint in the mountains was quite refreshing, yet I was longing for some fun in the sun. The Latina that I have been hanging out with had to go to a neighboring city for a few days, and hopefully I will get to see her again, but I’m also not going to wait around. Once the decision was made, I jumped on a bus and headed south to the beach. Continue reading
One of the draws to Matlagapa for me consisted of the nearby coffee plantations. I spent a few days around town drinking as much coffee as possible, and felt like it was time to finally make it out to where the beans were grown. I choose Selva Negra due to it’s close proximity to Matlagapa, which made this into an easy day trip. Continue reading
My Latina and I were still actively pursuing each other, yet due to our language barrier, it has been quite a difficult chase. Numerous conversations on the phone has left me with much confusion, only to find myself laughing on how crazy this whole idea is later on. Continue reading