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Puente Sixaola: A border runs through it
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Puente Sixaola: A border runs through it

The Tico Times - February 28, 2015

Two buses, one perplexing walk to the Mepe station, a taxi, and two boats is what it took for my wife Melanie and I to complete her…

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‘Travel with Ann’ focuses on language, culture, and women’s empowerment

The Tico Times - February 24, 2015

During one of her many trips to Costa Rica, Ann Becker received an unusual offer: a serving of termites. “They said it tasted just like carrots,” recalled…

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A Weekend in Nicaragua, Part 1: City of Artists

The Tico Times - February 23, 2015

https://vimeo.com/120289443 “In Nicaragua, everybody is considered to be a poet until he proves to the contrary.” – Salman Rushdie, The Jaguar Smile • In November of 2013,…

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VIDEO: Anatomy of a trail race

The Tico Times - February 19, 2015

https://vimeo.com/119698717 (WARNING: Very shaky video. Not appropriate for viewers sensitive to motion sickness, seizures, or generic electronica). Costa Rica is overflowing with natural spaces and rustic paths,…

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VIDEO: First-time scuba dive in Playa Flamingo

The Tico Times - February 3, 2015

https://vimeo.com/77523020 For every new skill, you first have to get your feet wet – especially if you’re scuba diving. There are thousands of PADI-certified divers in Costa…

Deliciously dirty in the Orosi Valley
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Deliciously dirty in the Orosi Valley

The Tico Times - January 28, 2015

  My wife Melanie and I made a special point of taking the train, which runs obscenely limited hours, from San José to Cartago as far as…