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Samara Costa Rica

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Leaving the dust and heat of Nosara we retreated to the beach at Samara. This was a 28 km ride down a VERY dusty dirt road.

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Dan is on the up hill and looking back at me down hill. I’m trying to stay back out of Dan’e dust cloud.… Read the rest

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Nosara, Costa Rica

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Now that Dan is “a kite surfer dude” we are going to head south to meet his sister and her family in Nosara.

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The drive south was initially on the gravel road back to la Cruz and then for a few hours on the pavement.… Read the rest

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Playa Copal Costa Rica

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Heading south from the border, we made for the Playa Copal and to the Kite House. The road is gravel from La Cruz and that is also where the nearest grocery store is.

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The view from our room overlooks the Bahia Salinas.… Read the rest

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1 Border 4 Hours Now for Costa Rica

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One thing I hate to drive in is wind and that means a wind farm is never a good sign.

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Gusting to 35mph. I guess it could be a lot worse it could be dark and raining. I really used to dread the border-crossing day, but as Guaterider says expect the worst, but hope for the best.… Read the rest

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