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Boruca, Costa Rica lies really, really far away from everything. The nearest town is Buenos Aires, one of those nondescript places that really only matters in relation to other places, and Boruca itself is an hour and a half bus ride from there.
“YES!” I responded immediately when a friend called in early February to see if I wanted to go on vacation during President’s Week. I told him I had no time to plan, but if he was up to working out the details, I was in. A few days later, he asked if I would be okay going to Costa Rica for a week followed by Guatemala for four days.
Believe it or not, this picture was taken after Ben and I spent two days writhing in pain from food poisoning…on our honeymoon. A second after this photo was shot, I was popping Tums and trying to find water.
n the old days, before the Spanish came to Costa Rica, before there were brownies and hot fudge sundaes and chocolate crème pies, cacao was so sacred that only women were allowed to grow it. Chocolate was religion.
It goes without saying that Thanksgiving is one of the largest and most anticipated holidays in the United States. Thanksgiving represents family, it represents amazing food, it represents an actual NFL lineup on a Thursday, it represents time off from work and school, and it represents Black Friday