We’ve had a fantastic few days in the wonderland surrounding Lake Arenal and its counterpart, Volcano Arenal. There’s a lot to see and do in this area of Costa Rica, so we’ve been taking it easy on our bikes. Though we’ve covered less than 100 km since I last wrote, we’ve been busy! After biking … Continue reading

Wet and Wild!

So, the last couple of days have been very . . . wet. It rains everyday here, usually from about 2:00 on, but that’s not even the whole story. Before I can even see a cloud in the sky I’m drenched, because when it’s not raining the sun beats down on me with scorching intensity. … Continue reading

What?!? No Fireworks?!?

So, Independence Day turned out to be a bit of a flop. I was hoping for some crazy, colorful festivities, but we either missed them or they plain didn’t happen. We got up in time to see the parade, but it was pretty dull compared to some of the impromptu parades we’ve just happened across … Continue reading

Coco, Costa Rica

Mike and I are on the Pacific coast for our first time on this crazy trip. We’re staying in a town called Coco, Costa Rica, which I like to say because it sounds like I have a bad stutter. We biked in from Liberia yesterday, and I think we’ll stay until Sunday morning. We like … Continue reading

Central American Country Numero Seis

Well, we’ve made it to our final destination country for this leg of our journey; Mike and I will be spending the next 2 weeks in Costa Rica before heading back to the States to visit family and friends and attend my sister’s wedding (so excited!). On Tuesday morning we left the island of Ometepe … Continue reading