What would have been two months Costa Rica without ever having been to the ocean? I agree. Continue reading “Cerveza in the Caribbean – Puerto Viejo – Costa Rica. PS: Don’t be envious.”
…five days of Fiesta lie ahead of us. Beauty queens will be chosen and bingo will be played, there is dancing and singing – and, of course, the highlight: the big race on Costa Rica’s highest mountain: La Carrera Chirripó Continue reading “30 years Carrera Chirripó. Some do sports, some do party…”
Only two weeks am I here? It feels like I have never been away. Nothing has changed. Nothing except the weather. The sun shines constantly and every day. Hardly any rain. Since the streets, uh pardon, because the only road is not paved here, it is now pretty dusty when a car drives by. And there are many Continue reading “Costa Rica. Coffee. Sun. Jungle. Relax. Live.”
The journey takes just under twenty-four hours – from Palo Alto (California) to San Gerardo de Rivas (Costa Rica). But everything runs smoothly. Almost everything. When I fly alone I always wish for a fine neighbor. A seatmate who is slim, smells like nothing (and if he smells, then please well), who is quiet and the most important thing: who is perfect to hold each others hands in case of a crash. Continue reading “Water is stronger than stone – then I can overcome my inner couch potato”
Ups. I have kept you waiting quite a long time…but now it is happening: I’ll tell you what exactly happened in Corcovado!
In my Very Quickly News I already have pronounced it: I may visit the National Park Corcovado, one of the most beautiful places in Costa Rica – at least so I was told. It’s not only one of the most beautiful but also most expansive places – therefore I had not thought that this adventure could become true. In this park you can only enter with a guide – and if you are going by yourself the cost are Continue reading “Costa Rica. National Park Corcovado – Paradise² ?”
I take farewell of my family and am hugged one last time. I can not suppress my tears. Mis padres neither.
I whisper softly adios. Well. Softly and whispering is still exaggerated. I just move my lips. Because my voice has decided not to go back to the USA but to stay in Costa Rica (for an indefinite time). Only cough, rhinitis, headache and sore throat want to come along with me… Continue reading “Speechless in California”
Wow. Today I don’t know where and how to begin…maybe…mmmh…maybe…or maybe, I guess…yes…yes, I am certain…so…here we go…
I start with a HUGE-BIG-THANK-YOU to all of you, who supported me and my Washing Machine Project! 540.500 Costa Rican bills were collected! Continue reading “Mis Padres new Washing Machine ✨”
I would not have thought it could happen … But tomorrow I’m able to go to Corcovado National Park! It should be one of the most beautiful spots in Costa Rica – if believing in the ratings online and the opinion of the tourists I interviewed. Beautiful – and expensive! Continue reading “Very quickly news. Tomorrow I will go to Corcovado – and buy a new washing machine :-)”
The title image is not edited with Photoshop … I have actually made it up!!
But that was not so sure … Continue reading “Mt Chirripó (3820 m / 12,532 feet), Costa Rica’s highest peak and back.”
Last week I had my test run, or let’s say test ‘hiking’ (as I didn’t run but I hiked) to have a look (better, to have the feeling) if I am fit enough to climb the 3829 meter (12562 feet) Mt Chirripó. Continue reading “Deep insights in Kiki’s life. Barefoot Bob comes for a visit. And: The mountain is calling!”