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Santa Elena / Monte Verde

[mappress mapid=”142″] Santa Elena is the closest town to Monte Verde – an area on top of a mountain that has national parks and privately owned parks. Tourists come here for the wide array of various outdoor adventures: ziplining, bungee jumping, suspension bridges, hiking, coffee/chocolate/sugarcane tours, etc. Because so many tourists come here, Santa Elena is a pretty cool town

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Jaco, Costa Rica

Originally, we had driven through Jaco while driving down the the west coast of Costa Rica. We made a quick stop to the beach (literally just looked at it ans left, basically), and then drove through the town to get to the hughway again (but without stopping at all). In the middle of a cloudy day, Jaco was slow and

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How to Make Chocolate

While doing home-stay in Peuto Jimenez, I learned how to make homemade chocolate. My host, Elias, was pretty great and taught me step-by-step: ★ Pick and open the fruit of the plant (preferably, with a machete) ★ Inside, there is white stuff around the seeds… The white part is sweet like candy and delicious! ★ Spit out the seeds and

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Back to Uvita & Earthquake!!

Checked into an awesome hostel called Flutterby House in Uvita. Showered, settled in, grabbed a beer, and then… Shit… Wait… How strong is the beer??? I feel dizzy…. I looked around and everyone else was grabbing the tables as well. F! Earthquake! It was over relatively quickly, but knocked the internet out… Minor details. Everyone is safe! ★ Blue dot

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Here I Go Again, On My Own

I roam around the world, bitches! 🌎 … waiting for my flight right now to Central America! I bought a ticket to Nicaragua, but just realized my layover is in Costa Rica! When I bought the ticket, it said the layover was in San Jose. “OK, cool… San Jose, California…” C’mon, that is a completely reaspnable assumption! I mean, it’s

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