Central America is a land bridge where different species from North and South America meet, and sometimes cross paths. It is also on a major avian flyway. The Tortguero Canal is a fresh water canal that runs parallel and within … Continue reading Sloths, Crocs and Herons
If there’s the possibility to ride a train I will take it. Puerto Limon is connected to San Jose by a narrow gauge railway. It no longer carries passengers, except for a few miles through the outskirts of Limon and … Continue reading Banana Train
“The TRAVELER sees what he sees. The TOURIST sees what he has come to see.” — GK Chesterton Every night on the ship, on the bed, we get a card with a quote about travel along with two pieces of … Continue reading Brutalist or Welcoming? The Cathedral of the Sacred Heart.
The first thing I saw getting off the ship in Puerto Limon, Costa Rica was a sign that said “Costa Rica, Since 1048, No Army.” I saw that repeated on T shirts and other souvenirs, I half expected to see … Continue reading Ethnically Rich, Biologically Diverse, Economically Poor. Puerto Limon.