Posts tagged with ‘travel’

  • A Typical Day in Playa Guiones

    January 11, 2013

    In Playa Guiones, the howler monkeys start chortling and roaring around 4:45 A.M. I usually hit the howler-snooze button...

  • On To Something Big

    January 11, 2013

    My friend Molly Barker says when she feels both fear and joy in the same moment, she knows she’s...

  • What to pack?

    January 11, 2013

    I packed meticulously for nearly 2 months for my extended stay in Costa Rica. I brought a magnification mirror,...

  • The Scenery is Pretty, but You Might Want to Pack an Angel

    November 28, 2012

    Lake Atitlan, Guatemala, which I visited several years ago, is said to be the most beautiful lake in the...

  • Buy a Shoe, Give a Shoe

    November 2, 2012

    While on my visits to Peru, I learned about the Quechua concept of ayni. The theme is integral to the country’s indigenous...