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How Living Out of a Backpack Can Change You

  Detachment From People and Things (In a good way) Relying on things or anybody else to make me feel some way was a guaranteed letdown. So many things went missing, or there simply wasn’t room for them in my backpack so I gave them away. The first time I purged a pile of stuff […]

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Panamaniac – To Bocas and Back

Lara, Alex, and I’s journey to Panama began with an overnight in Puerto Jimenez to catch a 6am boat to Golfito. We woke up at 4 to walk to the pier and got to watch the sunrise over the bay littered with sailboats and taxis. And that was the only calm of the day. The […]

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Costa.Surf.Love

  Costa Costa Rica can be summed up in one word. Magical. I am absolutely falling in love with this country and the people. I am beyond thankful I decided to buy a ticket and worry about the rest later. The universe is taking me to some really awesome places (Like Bocas del Toro, Panama […]

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#JungleProblems: Living in the Costa Rican Jungle

#JungleProblems: What I Have Learned About Living in the Jungle Living in the jungle sounds really exotic and I think people romanticize the idea as some epic adventure. Well I have news for you, it is simply just another place to live, another place to adapt to certain ways of life, and learn certain lessons […]

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I Fly Solo

*Photo by Colt Fetters http://www.coltfetters.com On Sticking Out So I finally got to dip my toes into experiencing another country alone. Granted it’s the small and safe town of Puerto Jimenez and it’s only for a couple hours. I am sitting here at Monka Coffe Shop reflecting on my last few hours of solo wandering. […]

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Life at Sunrise: Video of a Costa Rican Morning

  If you read my blog Light My Way: What Getting Up at Sunrise is Teaching Me, then you know how powerful it can be to experience the first light of day. I have created a video to show you for yourself what it is like. This is a virtual sunrise on the beach of […]

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