Tag Archives: bus

What to Do When You Miss the Bus


How did it happen? I arrived at the bus stop 15 minutes early. It´s a small town, and it´s impossible not to see a bus go by. Perhaps I mistook a word when told the schedule. Perhaps I will practice … Continue reading

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Jersey Shore, Costa Rican Style


A Puntarenas taxi angel appeared to me to direct me to a good hostel near the bus station, which I need at 7:30 am to get to Monteverde in the morning. He gave the instructions in Spanish, which I actually … Continue reading

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The Siren Call of Plans, the Reality of Maybe


Deep in my heart, I know, from experience, that planning is futile. You can have a general idea, but grip too tightly and the pressure turns that which is lively and light into a cold, hard, useless thing. Yet part … Continue reading

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Always Room for One More…


…Or, Travel Globally, Sweat Locally I must have passed introductory sweating and graduated to intermediate. The bus from Quepos to Dominical takes about and hour and a half. It left at 11:30, the beginning of the hottest hours. The bus … Continue reading

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AFP Corrections


Well, that didn’t  go as expected. Turns out jaguars have no interest in eating peoples. They prefer monkeys. Who knew. This is the beginning of dry season. We only had three people in our group, all of whom returned safely. … Continue reading

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On a Slow Bus to NowHere


If you’re reading this automatic entry I have arrived in Guatemala and perhaps: a) am having too many adventures to create a fresh entry. b) there are no computers in this God-forsaken place. c) have been kidnapped and am enjoying … Continue reading

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