As far as driving in a challenging foreign country. . . if this is your first time here, DO NOT start by driving at night.
Dear Costa Rica: You touch my heart with all of your raw beauty and loveliness. You bring me peace and joy. There are so many reasons why I love you.
New Year's Eve and Day 2017 in Costa Rica!
I greeted an old fisherman in a little turquoise boat passing under the bridge and then found myself all alone in the Reserve. The early morning tropical sun blazed as I ran up the jungle steps and stood with my heart pounding on the edge of Punta Manzanillo - watching the waves crash on the rocks.
Her father found out and threw her lover into the boiling hot crater of the volcano.
Sometimes they eat people.
Even people who live in Orosi find The Museo de Arte Religioso de San Jose to be a little creepy
The kids and I hopped back into the car to head over to the little grocery store in the jungle. It was there I realized Fiona had fully acclimated to our new home.
In this tropical paradise teeming with life, it became easier to keep the promise we made to honor our daughter's life:
Yesterday my friend Jessica Wright, yoga teacher at The Retreat in Atenas, invited a group of Costa Rican and expat women to a waterfall yoga class.