On our vacation, I exercised a TON - some days burning as many cals as I ate!
Then there were other days where we drove, and I walked about 2 miles total.
I also ate, because I like the food of different places, I like experimenting.
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I ordered a chicken burger for lunch, thinking it would be like all the other chicken sandwiches I've had in Costa Rica - grilled or pan-cooked chicken (a la plancha, or a la parilla) on toasted sliced bread, with tomato and lettuce - and I requ... Read more
LOTS of adventures - hiked around the top of an active volcano; hiked 2 hrs in the jungle; whitewater rafting on class 2 and 3 rapids, almost capsized, almost fell out, one lady fell out twice.
LOTS of fun!!!!!
Lots of photos, too!
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We are in the southern most peninsula on the Pacific side, very quiet little town, hot and dusty. Trying to decide what to do today, but things are closed because it is Guanecaste Day, a national holiday. We will go to the beach later. We had... Read more
I had another close encounter of the mango kind - not sure if it was something in the juice this AM (which was NOT made WITH mango, but there may have been mango on the kitchen implements or something) - or it might have been that I kissed DH wi... Read more
If you don't hear from me for a few days, don't worry - we're heading out of San Jose northward, then will head out to the Pacific coast - and we don't know what we'll find in the way of wifi availability. I'll post when I can!... Read more
We went to the central market, got stuck in a thunderstorm in town, had a pretty good day - and the restaurant we went to for dinner had a tango show going on, so DH and I danced a brief tango and had a great Italian dinner. Oh, and more cereus... Read more
I cannot tell you how exciting this was!!!!!!!!! We went to the museum, and they start with a big butterfly garden and explanations about how the butterflies help the environment, and how the plants feed the butterflies - and there were tons of... Read more
I actually expended more calories hiking than I took in today eating - now if I could just keep that up, I'd lose all the weight I want to in NO time!!!!!
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My brain seems to be stuck in Italian!
This morning at bkfst, a woman and I both reached for the hot milk (leche caliente) at the same time - so I withdrew my hand, nodded at the container, and said to her "Prego" - which is italiano for "P... Read more