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My Half Minute With “El Presidente”

My Half Minute With “El Presidente”

A selfie with El Presidente, Saturday, March 11, Parque Viva in La Guacima RICO’S JOURNAL – Sporting a goatee, a white Guayabera shirt and dark sunglasses, Luis Guillermo Solis walked among the crowd taking in, like me, the 1st semi-final Paella Valenciana contest. It was Saturday morning. My friend Scott called, insisted I get out […]

Toyota FJ40 Landcruiser: A Car You Should Drive Before You Die

Toyota FJ40 Landcruiser: A Car You Should Drive Before You Die

Ready to go anwyhere, rain or shine, My FJ40 Landcruiser, 1975 RICO’s JOURNAL – The original Toyota FJ40 Landcruiser, predecessor to the FJ Cruiser or the Land Cruiser Prado, common on the roads of Costa Rica, is listed by Carophile.com is of the best utility driven vehicles every produced and used throughout the world and […]

What’s it Really Like to Live in the Costa Rican Jungle?

What’s it Really Like to Live in the Costa Rican Jungle?

(Q24N) by Camille Willemain, This American Girl – When we see beautiful photos and dreamy stories on travel and lifestyle blogs, it’s easy to create fantasies about the life of the blogger. Perhaps seeing someone live in a way that we’ve always dreamed of gives us the confidence to pursue it ourselves. On the other side […]

Life Isn’t Easy. The Relentless Search for Happiness.

Life Isn’t Easy. The Relentless Search for Happiness.

QCOSTARICA by Marvin Castillo, Vozdeguanacaste – Life isn’t easy. This could be one of the most cliché and frequently repeated phrases that human beings use. However, no one contradicts it. This sentence probably passed through Mayra Rosales Villafuerte’s mind many times. At age 64, she has known poverty, violence and darkness firsthand but has never […]