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Suffocating in Costa Rican Tunnel
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Suffocating in Costa Rican Tunnel

On our way back home from Manuel Antonio National Park, we got stuck in a traffic jam caused by a landslide. So, we wound up in a never-ending tunnel for almost an hour. ...
Jennifer-Day 21-More Things to Do in Alajuela Costa Rica
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Jennifer-Day 21-More Things to Do in Alajuela Costa Rica

Last night we went to our second private Latin dance class and our first group Latin dance class in Alajuela. Randall, our private instructor does a great job, in my opinion. He speaks English quite well, which makes the classes less painful for us and he’s very patient. Though he teaches at the Merecumbre studio, he also teaches privately at people’s homes and is willing to travel.Below is the contact ...
“It’s My Life” — By Lydian Shipp
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“It’s My Life” — By Lydian Shipp

Let’s start at the beginning. We got to the house. We got unpacked. We had to go get another key made for our rental, so we went with the people renting the apartment to us. The walk was pretty uneventful. We walked, got a key made, and then William (the man renting out the apartment) took us to a restaurant where we got guacamole and chips, along with some seriously heavenly salsa. We stayed there for ...
La Fortuna, Costa Rica and Arenal Volcano National Park — By Jennifer Shipp
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La Fortuna, Costa Rica and Arenal Volcano National Park — By Jennifer Shipp

When I planned our trip to La Fortuna, I pictured us hiking or boating somewhere around Arenal Volcano National Park. The place is a haven for tourists. It has it all: a volcano, ziplining, hot springs, horseback riding, waterfalls, hiking, and kayaking. We’ve been living in Alajuela now for over two weeks, and during this time I have asked the question ”what is there to do in Costa Rica?” a number of ...
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