Monthly Archives: July 2013

Things that are very different in Central America

There is the obvious, like the weather, the people and food. However, other things we have noticed that are different: 1. Health and Safety Basically, there is none. Hazards are everywhere and you soon learn to look where you walk. … Continue reading

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“Muuum! There is an ant on my tooth brush”

Travelling in hot, developing countries obviously comes with a certain amount of bugs and small ‘wildlife’. How do the children deal with? Apart from yelling out about ants on toothbrushes, what about the really yucky ones like spiders and cockroaches? … Continue reading

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We’ve fallen a little bit in love with Panama City

The border crossing between Costa Rica and Panama was confusing, chaotic but somehow we managed to get in the right queues and get the right stamps. And now, Panama.¬†Admittedly we didn’t know very much about Panama. We know it is … Continue reading

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San Jose and Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica

Back to public transport after dropping off our car in San Jose. It was definitely worth getting a car as we have seen so much in a week’s time. In San Jose, we spent a couple of days chilling out … Continue reading

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Costa Rica: Beautiful but pricey

We started our time in Costa Rica with a week at the coast at Playa del Coco. We had organised an apartment there for the week as it was about time that we potty-trained our youngest – he has just … Continue reading

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