Fast-forward to about 48 hours later. I am determined to see the waterfalls. I look around my hostel and apparently I'm not the only one. Now, there are four of us taking the hour and a half long trek to the State Park Headquarters where we will pay the $15 to get in. Fortunately, about half-way there, a Costa Rican Local with a pick-up truck offered our group a ride, which we gratefully accepted and piled into his truck bed.
Workaway. An easy way to experience the culture, community and language of the place you want to go. Not to mention, a free bed, and near instantaneous travel family. When I found the site, I immediately began to type in the names of cities I wanted to visit and countries I had never been.
This place did not disappoint. Monkeys were everywhere. We stepped into the forest and large sculptures greeted us.
I highly recommend Canggu for people who want to relax and go to the beach.
Switzerland. The land of banks, watches, and the Alps. It’s definitely worth a trip, particularly if you are in love with hiking or have grown up watching the Sound of Music. The Prices: The exchange rate from Swiss Franc to USD is about 1:1. That being said, Switzerland has a high…
I had no idea that there were tours to the Demilitarized Zone, that markets and food in Korea were exceptionally special, or that it had the largest current community of American Ex-pats.
While the rest of the world looks at the government of North Korea, and feels threatened, South Korea, the closest geographically, looks on and sees the women and children who are missing out on nutrients. It sees the lack of any cohesive economic structure. It sees the misuse of resources. And, it wants to ensure that innocent lives- children specifically- are saved.