Letters from the trail: Hiking the Camino de Costa Rica (Part 3)
Garry Wallace recently completed the Camino de Costa Rica, and he wrote a series of stories recounting the experience.
Below is Part 3:
A Taste of Costa Rica: Gastronomy on El Camino
You would be forgiven to think our little group ate simple carbohydrate-laden foods, and lots of them, given the calories we were burning each day. But nothing could be further from the truth. We ate like kings and queens.
All our hosts along El Camino went out of their way to impress us with their local cuisine, and trust me, we loved it. In a sense, we ate our way across a continent, and I don’t believe any of us lost a pound on the hike.
Just a few examples:
No one — vegan, carnivores or omnivores — went hungry on this trip!
Stay tuned for Part 4 tomorrow!
Garry Wallace is a managing partner at Serenity Boutique Hotel in Quepos, Puntarenas. Learn more at www.serenityhotelcostarica.com.
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