Category Archives: Costa Rica

Pasa Canoas and Frontera: Costa Rica to Panama

Pasa Canoas and Frontera: Costa Rica to Panama

Pasa Canoas is The Frontera! You may find them listed differently on different maps or even on different zoom levels of digital maps.  Rest assured, they are the same place.  Here I have an image where they were listed as both on the same zoom level on Google Maps.  When I zoomed in further, it… Continue Reading

Irazu Volcano trip: San Jose, Costa Rica

Irazu Volcano trip: San Jose, Costa Rica

I had made plans to catch the tour shuttle to the Irazu Volcano with a local gal.  The shuttle left at 9 AM.  At ten she still hadn’t arrived at my hotel and I was getting antsy.  I figured she had blown me off but she wasn’t two hours late yet, my standard assumption of… Continue Reading

Animals in Costa Rica: Puerto Jimenez

Animals in Costa Rica: Puerto Jimenez

Three days and three exotic animals in Costa Rica It’s not that I don’t enjoy checking out the flora and fauna of the places I visit, it’s more that I move a little fast at times.  In general, I spend my time walking through towns where I can pause for a moment to take in… Continue Reading

2nd trip in Latin America

2nd trip in Latin America

Latin America trip #2: A change of tactics My second trip to Latin America started a little differently than my first.  I decided that this time I wanted to spend more time in one general area and get a more in-depth understanding.  Through a chain of friends of friends, I found a place where I… Continue Reading

Tica Bus Trip to Nicaragua & Costa Rica

Tica Bus Trip to Nicaragua & Costa Rica

What is the Tica Bus? Tica is used to refer to Costa Rica or it’s people, Tico for the fella’s.  There are a couple of different bus options when traveling from Costa Rica to other countries.  The Tica Bus came highly recommended.  The cost was $26 (USD) each way and went from San Jose, Costa… Continue Reading