COSTA RICA – 2004 our first visit. An amazing introduction to this mystical country and the world of travel.
Day trips are easy to travel from Jaco to Manuel Antonio. Expecting to come away with great memories of the white faced monkeys and they are show stoppers in Costa Rica.
But number one was the travel story we heard from a fellow hiker, Ronnie, from Belgium .
We were here hiking around and I was “Bitten” but wasn’t life threatening but definitely life altering.
That’s what “Travel Bugs” can do. He told us he had another trip planned to Borneo, within a month. Wow, that is impressive! When I questioned him about his past travels, he told me he had been to 50 different countries! That was it…. BONG! Inspiration set in and my first thought was, how many countries had we visited? Second thought, why are we going back to the same places over and over.
As soon as we get back to our hotel we made a list of the places we have been. 23 countries so far. That’s it! The very next day we book a trip to Panama and we are still trekking and haven’t looked back.