Costa Rica: the facts and figures!

The following facts should be accurate: Total distance trekked: 92.71 km (57.60 miles) Total of ascents: 4627 metres (15,180 feet) Total of descents: 4627 metres (15,180 feet) -obviously! Total time trekked: 35 hours and 4 minutes!

Costa Rica day 5: trekking in the dark

Amazingly, I woke before the 3am alarm, as Sam snored on. It was dark when we went to bed, then dark as we woke up- it’s like a world where you can’t see! I edge to the shower and proceed to shower in the dark! With freezing cold water! I was also able to put…

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…