Chris’ painful coconut experience

In Puerto Viejo by ChrisLeave a Comment

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Ever since the first day in Costa Rica I knew that I had to harvest a coconut all by myself. It’s been my driving force while here! A lot of the trees are too tall to get at so it was tough to find a low tree that wasn’t already picked by someone else or the squirrels. But, I found a nice hidden tree in the back that had a few. Here’s how it went! Part 1: Getting the coconut down from the tree was painful. I stood below the tree, looking up at the coconut as I swung a …

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What I learned living in Costa Rica

In Costa Rica, Destinations, Nomad Life, Puerto Viejo by VirginieLeave a Comment

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We’ve been here for almost a week now and here are the things we learned about living in paradise 🙂 No sleeves and no pants. T-shirts are still too hot, we have to wear tank tops or muscle shirts to survive the day. Pants are also a big no no, except if you want to faint in the heat. Shorts only. NEVER ever leave food outside. Even if it’s in a bag. NEVER! Because you’re gonna get a new friend that you might not like… (Ex: When a monkey wakes you up at 3 am because it’s breaking one of …

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