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Dirección

“Dirección” is the Spanish word for both direction and address.  And Costa Ricans (Ticos) have an unusual way of giving directions and addresses (unusual to us but not to them; the city just put up street signs a year ago, … Continue reading

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Puertas, Portones, y Paredes

This is our seventh day in Costa Rica, and all is well.  One of the differences we’ve noticed is a preoccupation with physical security.  Businesses and homes have an ever-present air of watchfulness due to guards, walls (paredes), barred windows, … Continue reading

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