Six Hours to Nowhere. Costa Rica

Today was a total failure, but they can’t all be perfect travel days, right?! After three days of relaxing on the beach, we were ready to put the 4-wheel drive to use and explore Palo Verde National Park – home to birds, monkeys, crocodiles and other Costa Rican critters. We carefully planned, consulted the concierge,Continue reading “Six Hours to Nowhere. Costa Rica”

Quepos and Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

Our amazing little condominio at Chaman, Casa de Mariposa, had a fantastic little pool, a full kitchen, a washer/dryer, and plenty of adorable resident cats and purple-orange crabs! It was centrally located on the road between Quepos and Manuel Antonio. We were just a few minutes drive from the park, as well as great restaurantsContinue reading “Quepos and Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica”

¡Bienvenido a Costa Rica!

It’s hard to believe that flying to Costa Rica from the District of Columbia is easier than traveling to California, but it’s true. Our two hour flight to Orlando was followed by a three hour flight to San Jose, both on the comfortable and customer service oriented JetBlue airlines. As soon as we exited customs,Continue reading “¡Bienvenido a Costa Rica!”