Monthly Archives: March 2014

Urban Wildlife

We interrupt your regularly scheduled Costa Rica programming to bring you a brand new episode of Great Canadian Wildlife Encounters. I woke up at 2 am last night. This in itself is nothing unusual as I am a very light … Continue reading

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Costa Rica: Part Um – Four? SLOTHS!

The next day, Wednesday, was our cloud forest excursion day! We were picked up from our hotel at 7:20 and taken to a meeting point to board our bus. Imagine our delight to see that Marc, our amazing volcano guide, … Continue reading

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Costa Rica, Part Three: On Sloths and Skunks

To finish off our wonderful private excursion to the volcano, our guide took us to a seafood restaurant in Coco Beach. He and Stephen both had fish while I had delicious grilled chicken. The food was a huge improvement on … Continue reading

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Costa Rica, Part Two: Bubbling and Boiling

On Tuesday morning our private tour guide picked us up at the front of our hotel in a luxurious (air conditioned) Toyota Land Cruiser. His name was Marc, and he was an amazing source of information on all things Costa … Continue reading

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Costa Rica, Part 1: Flying and Sleeping

What is there, really, to say about a five hour flight that hasn’t been said by someone else? Having said that, the knowledge that at the end of the flight you will be at a luxurious resort in a warm … Continue reading

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The Universe Strikes Back

It’s been a hell of a winter. Everyone agrees. Talk to any random person on the street and before long the conversation turns to what a hard winter it’s been. For a professional driver, it’s been even worse. We don’t … Continue reading

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