Small beach town on the Atlantic coast of Costa Rica. Our first stop on the caribbean side.
A few weeks ago we left Puerto Viejo in Costa Rica and our great little house there.
After the rain had thwarted our attempts to enjoy Cahuita National Park several times, we finally got to spend an entire day there!
We went to the Jaguar Rescue Center, a volunteer-operated non-profit rescue center that takes care of wounded wild animals.
Yesterday, 15th of September, we attended the annual celebration of the independence day in Puerto Viejo. Since 1821 Central America has not been part of Spain.
Even though we had quite a few days of heavy rain in Puerto Viejo, we have also been busy hanging out on the beaches whenever sunny.
This week I've been studying spanish at Spanish by the sea, a spanish-school here in Puerto Viejo.
Our first week in Puerto Viejo we had the chance to stay at Casa Papaya, a casita at a calm end of the town yet close to everything. Aziza, our host just started renting out the house with Airbnb.
Leaves and sand accumulated on our patio during the night and we had nothing to sweep it clean, so I made a broom. If you want to make one, follow these simple steps.
Mia's spanish school, an online course from a swedish university, started this monday, and I started working on my web projects.
We happened to arrive in Puerto Viejo just in time for the yearly Wolaba parade and festival, where everyone in the town and nearby comes to celebrate during the whole weekend in Casa de la cultura
This morning at 7:30 we took the bus from Quepos on the west coast of Costa Rica to San José, a 3 hour bus ride.