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>Caldera, Costa Rica

>In Costa Rica tomorrow, I am hoping for a piano tuner. There was some confusion as to what string he was to bring, and I think he might accidentally show up with an A# instead of an A. That will … Continue reading

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>Costa Rica

>Since I am in Costa Rica today to join my ship, I will leave you with some pics of Caldera that I took exactly a year ago. Puzzle boxes, among the awesome wood stuff they have for sale. This little … Continue reading

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food, food, food.

A final post about all the food in Costa Rica that day – Here are the pork ears and leaves for that mystery dish Fried goodies Churros Some things made from corn.. Many sweets Up close.. Some fresh Salsa looked … Continue reading

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>every fair must have…

>There were so many things in Costa Rica that Sunday that were typical of a fair. Cotton Candy! A very literal translation of the word “hot dog” Candy Apples! (yes, and churros) Yes, the lineup for the ladies bathroom is … Continue reading

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>Yucca Root

>Another scene from the Carnival in Costa Rica last Sunday. Pardon me sir, but what are you cooking in that cauldron?(in the back of a truck?!)No, I am not fluent in Spanish, but my Argentine friend Paula was accompanying me … Continue reading

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>Punta Arenas Part Two – Strange Fruit

>There was lots of food at the fair, and we saw many mysterious fruit.The first one, upon first glance I thought she was selling bags of purple potatoes.She let us try oneIt had little flat seeds and was nice tasting. … Continue reading

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>Costa Rican Carnival, Part One

>There was something big going on in Punta Arenas, Costa Rica today. Like Catholics all over, they celebrate the week before lent with a carnival. It was so colourful and interesting and there was so much to eat that I … Continue reading

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>Caldera, Costa Rica

>They said it was so ugly in Caldera that not even the Japanese were taking pictures. That didn’t stop me… the port was pretty ugly, but we took a walk in the heat.. Kids ride by the church and the … Continue reading

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