Crocodile bridge

Tarcoles bridge crocs

During one of my first roadtrips in Costa Rica, which was from Arenas del Mar to the capital San Jose, we stopped off for a coffee and tortilla at a roadside café. We had quite a way to go but for some reason Piero (the Sustainability Coordinator at the hotel) wanted to take a walk across the […]


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…or, as i like to call it, “The Bear and the Maiden Fair” (yes, i recently discovered Game of Thrones) —  the maiden fair in this scenario being me, and the bear being, well, actually… nowhere to be seen. Nevertheless, worrying about the bears was a big part of the whole Yosemite experience (at least […]

(Not particularly wild) wildlife….


I’ve mentioned the frequent visits we get in our tent from the animal kingdom – lots of bugs but mainly lizards. They are such funny little things! For example, this little guy likes to pop his head in from time to time to see what’s happening: What they usually do is hunt bugs (which i’m […]

A small taste of the island

Maho boardwalk

Hey everyone! First update from the tropics today – everything is slightly primitive here (in a good way!) so going online is very difficult business… also, there is so much to do and to see that I really haven’t had any time to sit down and write what it’s like…. After a very long trip, I […]