Playa San Miguel in Guanacaste Province/Costa Rica is often described as one of Costa Rica’s most beautiful beaches. Very little new construction has been allowed there, so the essence of its spirit remains intact. You’ll find no intrusive towering condos or gated communities, though the property owners and the municipality continue with years of dysfunction. The rules continue to change, and recently most of the (few) restaurants, hostals and hospitality-related businesses have been closed and/or ordered to be torn down because they were too close to the line or were not given permission for construction or did not have the correct concession. Unless one visits during the holiday season, they will experience the beauty of solitude. Continue reading
This week’s Let’s Be Wild website is accepting entries in the Wild Weekly Photo Challenge for Sunsets. They stress the importance of enjoying nature – a no brainer for a nature lover like me! Living on the Pacific coast of Latin America has provided a bounty of stunning sunset Pacific views, from El Salvador to Ecuador! Here are some of my favorites!
This week finds me reflecting on my history with things electronic; over the past twenty or more years, I have shorted out out random electrical items. So many batteries on so many different watches have malfunctioned that I finally stopped wearing watches! The one that stays tucked in my luggage continues ticking – two years and counting! My finger on an elevator button, electric car window button or a copy machine ‘start’ button, at times, triggers a malfunction. Miguel Rendon of ESCoffee gave me a cell phone and insisted that I join the modern world and stay better connected; on retrospect it’s a bit amusing that the phone joined the cemetery of sizzled electronics several months later! Are there demons lurking in the shadows? Continue reading