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Our family vacation to celebrate Rick's 50th and our 15th wedding anniversary. It will be our first time in Central America! We're looking forward to seeing Costa Rican culture and enjoying the …

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Jonathan Brunger
Based on reports from the World Health Organization as of May 8, 2009, there are few confirmed cases of swine flu in Central and South America in two countries that Adventure Life visits.  …
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Jenny Johnston
Buenos Dias, San Jose!  Greeting our first morning in Costa Rica. Wake up call on the Pacuare! After an initial night in San Jose, due to a late flight arrival, we started our journey with a …
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Jenny Johnston
Adventurous spirits! I already wrote about our Pacaure River rafting trip in another blog post.  However, it was so awesome, that I think it deserves to be mentioned again.  You should not …
Costa Rica adventures
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Jenny Johnston
As a self-proclaimed "foodie", I thought I would designate a post as a culinary tour of our trip.  Jordan and I REALLY enjoyed the "comida tipica", or common dishes, in Costa …
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Jenny Johnston
Why Nicoya Peninsula? Like I mentioned in another post, one of Jordan's dreams has been to SURF in COSTA RICA.  So, when we were planning this trip, one goal was to make this dream come …
Costa Rica adventures
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Jenny Johnston
You know how there are just those people who are "automatic friends"?  Caro is one of those people in my life. What is unique about our friendship is that it started through our jobs …
Feeling the rush of the rapids during a whitewater rafting trip in Costa Rica
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Elizabeth Conway
Costa Rica's summer-rain means rivers are full & rafting is awesome! Summer's here and it's rainy season in Costa Rica. But while a few rainy afternoons might keep some travelers away, there are …
My son with the turtle
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Elizabeth Conway
A sea turtle meets a Samuel on Baja's Magdalena Bay Turtle monitoring begins! The camp buzzed with energy. The turtle monitoring was a much anticipated highlight of our Baja camping adventure …
Sea turtle monitoring
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Elizabeth Conway
National Geographic Adventure picks Baja Sea Turtle Conservation tour as a Top 10 Trip that Gives Back In its Top 10 Adventure Trips that Give Back, National Geographic Adventure features one of …
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Lynessa Nelson
http://youtu.be/FjLpkKrTaHI It's an exciting new year for us at Adventure Life in our new office! Last fall Adventure Lifers packed up our belongings and headed across town to set up residence in …
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Elizabeth Conway
Enjoying the local rhythm during a Costa Rica tour Castro's Discotheque is a classic Costa Rican dance club. Combining Latin flare with a bit of world techno, dancers are treated to a mixture of …
Riding a donkey at Taullipampa
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Elizabeth Conway
Our friend Milgros takes her son Bruno trekking in Peru's Ausangate In the recent years, it has become more and more common for border officials to exercise caution when they encounter a child …
Holding a baby sea turtle
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Elizabeth Conway
Adventure Life traveler, Doug McCallum, assists biologists at the Pacuare Reserve The Trip: Turtles and Rainforest 8-day Costa Rica Tour The Pacuare Nature Reserve, or Reserva Pacuare, was …
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Elizabeth Conway
A great introduction to a sea-kayaking trip through Costa Rica canals. Mangrove swamps are one of the richest natural environments in the world - in this clip alone you'll spot capuchin monkeys, …
Tippy-toes
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Elizabeth Conway
Batting at the pinata   Letter and picture from one the children who enjoyed the holiday celebration Last month, Adventure Life teamed up with our partners in Costa Rica, to sponsor a …
Digging for baby sea turtles at the Pacuare Nature Preserve
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Elizabeth Conway
Leatherback nest found! The Lovato family assists scientists on their turtle patrols at the Pacurare Reserve The Pacuare is located between Costa Rica's coastal lowlands and the country's highest …