What to pack for multiple countries Part 2

Clothes, hat, hiking boots, binoculars,sleep sack, etc.In addition to part 1, here's some more equipment and items that I brought along with me. And yes, that's nail polish in my pile. A woman's got to have good looking toenails while on the beach!Of the items listed...

What to pack for multiple countries Part 1

camera, journal, pen, itenerary in folder, "Marvin" mymini laptop, cell phone, chargers for phone and laptop, etc.Packing for three countries can be a bit difficult; especially if you're like me and pack too much. The following is my list of things I brought, what I...

Playa Dominical to San Jose, Costa Rica

I asked my instructor if I should get a smaller board if I ever try surfing again. He shook his head. Yoda knows I'm not ready for that yet.Last day in Playa DominicalBefore our final surf lesson with our instructor "Yoda", real name Ezequiel, we went on a little...

Playa Dominical, Costa Rica Surfing for Beginners

If you think that looks like a big wave, you'd be right.Three days (two hours a day) of learning to surf in rough water and I'm battered and thrilled.A great work out, surfing!Each day we've had lessons from the Costa Rica Surf Camp and considering I can get scared in...

South America: Peru, Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo

South America: Peru, Aguas Calientes to OllantaytamboAnother great day and it was close but we almost lost our luggage!Finishing our time in Aguas CalientesOne of the many butterflies hereFirst, we wanted to fill up our morning before the train left so we headed for...