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Confederate Memorial Carving on the face of Stone Mountain is largest high-relief sculpture in the world

My first glimpse of the monumental sculpture carved into the massive granite dome known as Stone Mountain was slightly disappointing. From the viewing platform the three sculpted figures of Confederate President...

Costa Rica's national culinary pride, Lizano Salsa and Chileno

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Costa RicaThough I was sorely disappointed by the touristy nature of Costa Rica, I did return with one bit of true...

White-headed Capuchin Monkeys in Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Costa RicaFollowing a disappointing week at the beaches of the Nicoya Peninsula in Costa Rica, I hopped on a bus back...

Costa Rica rodeo

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Costa RicaAttending a rodeo seemed like an opportunity to witness a bit of local culture in an otherwise culture-less visit to...

Beach at Santa Teresa, near the southern tip of the Nicoya Peninsula

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Costa RicaThe old saying, “Expectations are resentments waiting to happen,” is perhaps the best way to describe my recent trip to...

Live music every Friday night packs the joint

“If you’re a vegetarian how do you get enough vitamin B?” Harold asked. Charles chimed in on my behalf: “Quinoa. It’s an ancient grain that was originally cultivated in Peru and...