Crossing Costa Rica’s Nicoya Peninsula by ATV
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Crossing Costa Rica’s Nicoya Peninsula by ATV

Michael Krumholtz - May 2, 2017

SANTA TERESA, Puntarenas – Land crabs scatter from the dirt path in a parting motion, imitating the sounds of the nearby sea as their legs skitter across fallen leaves.…

Arenal: If you weren’t looking for adventure, you’ve come to the wrong place
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Arenal: If you weren’t looking for adventure, you’ve come to the wrong place

Karl Kahler - April 17, 2017

LA FORTUNA, Alajuela — I saw the fear in Guiselle’s eyes when our SUP guide Isidro asked her to jump off the back of our boat into…

Arenal is where the gods would live if they lived in Costa Rica
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Arenal is where the gods would live if they lived in Costa Rica

Karl Kahler - April 10, 2017

LA FORTUNA, Alajuela — It hovers over the region like a pyramid of the gods, a nearly perfect cone with deceptively green hillsides that were once flooded…

Here’s a fish story you know is true because we barely caught anything
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Here’s a fish story you know is true because we barely caught anything

Karl Kahler - March 13, 2017

My three friends and I loaded up my Galloper in Monteverde and headed down to the Gulf of Nicoya. Our destination was the boat of the Tico…

Nosara may just be the world’s best place to learn to surf
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Nosara may just be the world’s best place to learn to surf

Karl Kahler - February 16, 2017

NOSARA, Guanacaste — I honestly did not think my Costa Rican girlfriend would take a surfing lesson with me, as she does not know how to swim…

Photos: Corcovado is like ‘Jungle Book’ without tigers and bears
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Photos: Corcovado is like ‘Jungle Book’ without tigers and bears

Karl Kahler - January 5, 2017

CORCOVADO NATIONAL PARK, Puntarenas — Oops, I did it again. For the third time, with friends from the U.S. looking for the consummate Costa Rica experience, I…

Guanacaste: Painted Pony Guest Ranch is a horse lover’s paradise
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Guanacaste: Painted Pony Guest Ranch is a horse lover’s paradise

Karl Kahler - January 2, 2017

You meet all kinds of people who come to Costa Rica: fishing people, surfing people, golf people, nature people. And then there are horse people. Kay Dodge…

Carate: Dispatch from the edge of the world
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Carate: Dispatch from the edge of the world

Karl Kahler - November 11, 2016

CARATE, Puntarenas — By national highway, Carate is the farthest you can get from San José and still be in Costa Rica. It is a rural hamlet…

A water park in Aserrí proves to be more adventure than expected
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A water park in Aserrí proves to be more adventure than expected

Michael Krumholtz - November 9, 2016

ASERRI, San José — During our trek into the mountains south of San José, as we made the continuous climb on treacherous and narrow roads, my girlfriend said to…

Gandoca: Remote Caribbean refuge is a window into the wild
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Gandoca: Remote Caribbean refuge is a window into the wild

Karl Kahler - October 31, 2016

We were driving up a hill, in a jungle in the southernmost part of Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast. My hands reached from within the car to the…