This is the door to nowhere. At least that’s what we came to call it. When we lived in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica, we very regularly hiked a steep, hilly road from the main road down to the playitas … Continue reading Door To Nowhere/#Thursdaydoors
A frequent guest in Manuel Antonio….. Have a wonderful week everyone. Don’t forget to see the beauty in the little things.. Continue reading Small Friends
Oh Lord, keep me humble in the face of your magnificent creation, and help me to walk in peace among all its living things. This lovely bird seemed to be in prayer in the early morning light of a most … Continue reading Sunrise…Sunset….swiftly fly the days…..
LA POSADA JUNGLE BUNGALOWS, Manuel Antonio Beach Okay, so today I am feeling nostalgic and also a need to return to the source of creating my blog. While I continue to have beautiful adventures back home in the states, I feel I must continue to pay homage to my inspiration. The beautiful country of Costa Rica presented me with many emotions-wonder, awe, fear of the unknown, inspiration and love. It also afforded me some of the richest opportunities of my life. We made friends, saw amazing wildlife, lived simply and fully, all the while not fully comprehending the magic of … Continue reading Costa Rica Hotels
I always liked that song by Paul Simon. Kind of fun. I don’t think he had this guy in mind when he sang it though.. This is one of those “other” creatures I mentioned before. You know the ones that are awesomely beautiful and rare to just randomly run into, but that you certainly aren’t inclined to want to snuggle up with. I know, I know, all you snake lovers out there would disagree. I leave you to your cold blooded pets. I have a healthy respect and appreciation for snakes as well as a true love of other reptilian … Continue reading Slip Sliding Away
During our stay in Manuel Antonio/Quepos, we were thrilled to be in a jungle surrounding that afforded us many opportunities to observe and photograph some of the most interesting animals I have ever seen. I’ve shared photos of my monkey … Continue reading Costa Rica Animal Encounters
Yes, well, I dropped a hint about sloths in a past post, so now I am here to make good on my promise to share more. We were fortunate to observe this creature on several occasions while in Costa Rica. … Continue reading Wonderful World of the Sloth
I say that because this is how I feel every time I sit down to eat, drink, socialize, listen to music or just watch the sun make its exit from the day at our favorite restaurant here in Manuel Antonio. Barba Roja. Just the name itself conjures up visions of sailing ships, sea spray, rum and a million sunsets on a blue horizon. Oh, excuse me.. what? I’m sorry, just reliving my days as a pirate. Ha. Well, getting back to meat and potatoes here, let’s talk about the good people at Barba Roja. Nestled on a hillside on the … Continue reading Barba Rooooo Jaaaaaa…..