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Gallo pinto in Heredia, Costa Rica

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For friendly service and generous portions of local Tico fare drop by the family-owned El Kioskito del Chicharron, on Avenida 6, Calle 8/10, a lively street-front restaurant. Their sign, broken under the shingles, shows a smiling porky Pig stirring a … Continue reading

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Isla de Ometepe, oink and run

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    With my side-swinging satchel and futbol cinco shoes on, I set out with my guide Douglas to climb 1394 meter high Volcán Maderas in the thickening mist. Douglas was a Sandinista supporter, who spoke about weapons used during … Continue reading

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The Richard Nixon School of Costa Rica

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The sign, bearing the name Instituto Parauniversitario Richard Nixon, translated easily enough. In the small city of Heredia, nestled in the Central Valley region of Costa Rica, more than 3000 land miles and seven countries south of Washington DC, there … Continue reading

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