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Football Frenzy Tico Style – San Jose Soccer

Costa Rica Soccer - Football Frenzy Tico Style “Some people believe football is a matter of life and death. I can assure you it is much, much more important than that.” - Bill Shankly We have a day to kill in Costa Rica’s capital before heading to the coast, so we decide to take in a local football match. There is a game between two of San Jose’s suburbs, Alajuela and Heredia. We take a local bus to the stadium and buy a couple of bleacher tickets. Before entering the gate, [...]

By |2018-12-28T00:41:04+00:00June 18th, 2018|Categories: Arts and Culture, Costa Rica|Tags: , |0 Comments

A Slow Boat Through Laos – Cruising The Nam Tha River

Drifting Down The Nam Tha River - A Slow Boat Through Laos “Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.” - A. A. Milne Peace and Baaah All travel is slow travel in Laos. For two days, we stare at the countryside out the back of a truck, waving to children as we drive through their villages and negotiating landslides. Finally, we arrive at Luanag Nam Tha. The Nam Tha River starts near this growing town in northern Laos, and continues until it reaches the Mekong. [...]

By |2018-12-28T00:39:26+00:00June 4th, 2018|Categories: Laos, Perspective|Tags: , , |0 Comments