Costa Rican Tales

Sunset Surf in Playa Guiones, Costa Rica

We often wander dir­ec­tion­less on our travels but other times, like now, we are on a mis­sion. The des­tin­a­tion is a little place called Playa Guiones on the west­ern, Pacific side of Costa Rica. We have focused spe­cific­ally on this goal based purely on a rumour of world class surf. Con­tinue read­ing

Easter Without the Bunny

Easter procession in Leon, Nicaragua

Ah, Easter. It’s the time of year when eat­ing copi­ous amounts of chocol­ate is the norm, and rab­bits lay plastic eggs filled with good­ies for young chil­dren to find and fight over. That is, unless you hap­pen to be in Leon, Nicaragua, where the cel­eb­ra­tions are, strangely enough, reli­gious in nature. Con­tinue read­ing