Visiting Golfito, Costa Rica

On the last day in Puerto Jimenez, we took the boat launch across the Golfo Dulce to Golfito. To get across the gulf, a ticket costs $4 each way, or 2,000 Colones. The first launch leaves at 6:00 a.m. Guess which one we took? Yep, we were on that first boat and saw the sun rise […]

election day in cost rica

Election Day in Costa Rica

On February 4, 2018, Costa Rica would elect a new President. The staff at National rental car told us it was Election Day in Costa Rica, and we would see a lot of people out going to the polls and might see protests. How exciting to see the democratic process in another country! The polls are […]