The town of Atenas, Costa Rica sits on a ridge high above the Rio Grande, not quite half way between San José and Puntarenas. Highway 3, which follows the path of the old ox-cart road that carried coffee from Central Valley plantations to Puntarenas for the long voyage around Cape Horn, passes through Atenas. There
After nearly two months we thought that we should walk over and introduce ourselves to the neighbors just up the road from us. They look a lot like the neighbors across from the street from us but it turns out they come from a totally different family. We caught them at dinner time which made
This is our first Easter in Costa Rica as a family, which finishes off Semana Santa or Holy Week. As far as we can tell they don’t really do the Easter Bunny, egg hunt thing here. Many of the locals take off for the beach this week making it one of the busiest times of
This morning after breakfast and coffee we decided to die some eggs for an Easter egg hunt scheduled later in the morning with some friends. Eli took charge began organizing the eggs into groups of color.