Monthly Archives: May 2016

Cafe con Lingua

No milk, no sugar. I take my cafe with just a little tongue.  It seems to either lose or gain something in the translation and I’m not sure which. Cafe con lingua is a colloquial expression suggesting that one drinks … Continue reading

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Hemingway’s Gang

    http://www.vanityfair.com/culture/2016/05/the-true-story-of-the-booze-bullfights-and-brawls-that-inspired-ernest-hemingways-the-sun-also-rises

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Turriabla Volcano blows it’s top 12/05/16

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Costa Rica has Beer

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The Starting point: Interoceanic Nicaragua Canal

A controversial project For as long as outsiders have been arriving at the shores of Lake Nicaragua, they have dreamed of funneling ships through it to interconnect the Pacific and Atlantic oceans. Spanish conquistadores first wrote about the possibility in … Continue reading

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Save The Americans

  The Save the Americans and Save the Canadians tourism campaigns have been extended until the end of the year, according to Alejandro Castro, marketing director of Instituto Costarricense de Turismo. The campaign promotes Costa Rica as an escape spot … Continue reading

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The Balls of Costa Rica

  Yes we’ve got balls.  Mystic balls, celestial balls, balls abandoned in the jungle a century ago. Misplaced balls with no purpose?  Who really knows. The National Museum of Costa Rica, in conjunction with the community development associations of the … Continue reading

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Rincón de la Vieja , Again

What do volcanoes do?  They blow up, don’t they.  We are waiting for the big one.     Two Costa Rican volcanoes, Turrialba in Cartago province and Rincón de la Vieja in Guanacaste, began to show increased activity over the … Continue reading

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