Monthly Archives: July 2013

The Godfather of Guanacaste

When I met Fernando in 1998, he was a lowly park ranger. Now, I’ve come to think of him as the Godfather of Guanacaste. He seems to know everyone in Liberia, forever greeting acquaintances with a smile and a hug. … Continue reading

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Returning, Remembering

I woke up in Nicaragua, but my mind was already back in Costa Rica. After a couple relaxing days in Granada, I wanted to spend the majority of my last day of vacation with my friend Fernando. So it was … Continue reading

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My Mombacho

One full day in Granada, Nicaragua. Two possible pursuits: climb the volcano, or cruise around the islands. I’m a sucker for volcanoes. I’ve gotten closeup views of the calm kind (Mount Saint Helens in Washington state), the smoky kind (Volcán … Continue reading

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