The last stop on our trip – Rio de Janeiro!

It was time for our last few days on this 175 days long adventure and we were definitely ready to spend the last days on our trip soaking in the sun on the beaches of Rio de Janeiro! The coastal city did not disappoint and we had a fantastic finish to 175 days of traveling around the globe. We ended up at the Crab House hostel close to Ipanema Beach and woke up the next morning with blue skies and the tanning oil ready to be applied. Although the... Read More

What to do while waiting for the trek to begin in Puerto Jimenez??

As we arrived in Puerto Jimenez quite late in the evening we were too late to book a trip to the park as the national park agency has strict hours of booking. This meant that we had an extra day to spend in Puerto Jimenez. Puerto Jimenez.. it’s pretty much just a hub for traffic to the national park and so far is not offering much on it’s own. We refused to spend a day lounging about in our mediocre hotel and managed to book ourself a... Read More

Mal Pais and Santa Teresa – Surf on dude!

I had read and heard from several fellow travellers that a proper surfers paradise was located about an hours drive from Montezuma. More correctly along the coast on the south western tip of the Nicoya peninsula. The beaches in Mal Pais are the home of relentless waves that had the same intensity all day long. It was time for a few days of intensive surfing and i was definently not going to be the last guy in the water! Read More  Read More

Getting it on with the hippies in Montezuma

Montezuma is located on the southern part of the Peninsula de Nicoya in Costa Rica. We had heard a lot of good stuff about this place, and since it was on the way to the surfers paradise of Mal Pais and Santa Teresa it was a certain stop on our roadtrip. The drive from Tamarindo to Montezuma is long, but doable. The roads are for the most part good, except for the last stretch to Montezuma which consists of the general outside the highway Costa Rican... Read More

Tamarindo – the first taste of Costa Rican surf!

One of the activities along with diving that I wanted to do as much as possible on this trip was surfing and Costa Rica is heaven on earth for any level surfer! Gil and Felix had never surfed before which put them pretty much on the same skill level as the rest of us.. Read More  Read More