Costa Rica day 4: swimming in our boots

We awoke to much excitement from the late card game playing boys, a frog had entered the card game, and proceeded to be photographed. It is indeed was pretty, and it made me happy that it had made otherwise-macho Chris scream.

Costa Rica day 3: testing heat, high climbs

So, we could think of yesterday as a test run. We got some things right, some things wrong. I wouldn’t wear the rain mac that encouraged water to run into my socks, and shoes, that’s for sure. Anyway, I opened the car door and got out of bed. Early starts were as easy as anything…

Costa Rica day 1 and 2: weary and moist

I won’t bore you all with details about how I travelled to the airport, and how long and dull the flights were. First, a 10 hour flight, then a cardio-rich dash to catch the 4 hour flight onward to San Jose! So far, the group is really cool, but I haven’t leaked much of my…