Tag: hiking


Spain / Travel

We did it! We walked 180km as a family from Trabadelo to Santiago de Compostela, Spain, over the course of 9 days. With several hours per day of walking, this was a fairly intense experience for us. Our friends had walked much further, having started near the French border in the Pyrenees mountains. We joined them for the last stretch of the trip a couple...

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Monteverde Cloud Forest Costa Rica

The highlight of our trip to Nicaragua was actually in Costa Rica, just 2 1/2 hours from our house in Grecia. We took a detour on our way back home to see the rainforest in Monteverde. It’s actually quite close geographically, but you have to drive up a steep dirt road for almost an hour to get there. This trip made us very glad we...

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Another view from home Costa Rica

There is a waterfall about 15 minutes from our house by foot. The walk there is through various trails and meadows, with some nice sights along the way. We finally took the opportunity to visit the waterfall last week for the first time, and loved it! Our gardner, José, led us there, and also brought along his wife and son (very sweet family). You have...

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