Tag Archives: Corcovado National Park

The unexpected joy of young travel companions

We usually travel alone.  Sometimes a friend or two will join us, but we rarely have child companions.  That may be due to a lack of confidence on our parts.  Would we be their best travel companions?  Anticipating a trip … Continue reading

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Where we saw 3 monkey species, a garlic tree, and swam in a waterfall

We traveled to many of the U.S. National Parks for their magnificent scenery.  If we think all national parks are alike, consider Corcovado National Park, located on the Osa Peninsula in Costa Rica, and compare it to Everglades National Park in … Continue reading

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The trip of a lifetime (depending on who you ask)

We promised to take our grandchildren on a memorable trip with us.  Their parents were not invited.  We wanted this to be a trip (we hoped) they’d remember the rest of their lives. We gave the trips with our grandchildren … Continue reading

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Finding birds

Where are the birds we wondered? We saw very few bird species in Japan, China, and Vietnam.  Of those few, we could identify only 6 species that were new to us. Pathetic! We had looked for birds but not in … Continue reading

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