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1354-Victoria, BC

Victoria, BC is a beautiful and fun city in which to explore. I returned from the Butchart Gardens visit and landed at the inner harbor in downtown. I strolled around checking out the waterfront and wondered into one of my [...]

June 12, 2016 Canada, Motorcycle Trips

1304-Costa Rica

Christmas break came around again this year so we decided to get out of town. With our two-for-one ticket on Alaska Airlines, we looked that the route map to see how far away we could get. The airline just started [...]

January 7, 2016 Costa Rica, International Travel

1303-Colones – Costa Rica

Costa Rica has some beautiful currency. Full color with indigenous animals and oh yes, political figures from history. The exchange rate was about 500 colones to one dollar. It was troubling at first glance to read the bill from a [...]

January 7, 2016 Costa Rica, International Travel

1302-San Jose – Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a very clean beautiful country. The people are generous, helpful, and extremely friendly. We wanted to see the capitol San Jose on our first day before taking off for the northern beaches. We hired a guide to [...]

January 7, 2016 Costa Rica, International Travel

1301-Marketplace – Costa Rica

We visited local mercado to see what the locals were purchasing. This was not a tourist market, but the local hang for residents. Main street in San Jose is for walking only. All sorts of herbs. This is wrong!!! There [...]

January 7, 2016 Costa Rica, International Travel

1300-Marimba – Costa Rica

Downtown San Jose street that is for pedestrians only. Street stalls appear and disappear before your eyes as the cops walk up and down. This marimba duo were performing and we had to stop and give a donation. [...]

January 7, 2016 Costa Rica, International Travel

1299-Architecture – Costa Rica

The architecture of San Jose is a mixture off French and Spanish architectural styles. Here are some of the major sites. Former military headquarters. Those are bullet holes from the civil war of 1948. Old presidential palace. The president now [...]

January 7, 2016 Costa Rica, International Travel

1298-Barrio Chino – Costa Rica

China has an interesting relationship with Costa Rica. Our guide during our walking tour of San Jose told us that China built San Jose a beautiful soccer stadium in exchange for the rights to fish for shark in Costa Rican [...]

January 7, 2016 Costa Rica, International Travel

1297-Metal School – Costa Rica

This school building was manufactured in Belgium in the late 1800s and brought to Costa Rica as a numbered kit building. Each piece of the building is numbered and was assembled like a lego kit. It is made entirely of [...]

January 7, 2016 Costa Rica, International Travel

1296-Hoola Hoops – Costa Rica

I guess the hula hooping craze has gone international. Came across this woman in a local park conducting a hula hoop class. The hoop master. [...]

January 7, 2016 Costa Rica, International Travel