costa rica struck me as a rich country. almost everyone has a good command of English. the houses are concrete.even in the mountains, with proper borders. You can see horses in its big grounds, several cars, and satellite dishes sat atop of it. private rooms in hostels have a TVs, some a flat screen. all have cable TV.
but they can’t be bothered to fix the road. Continue reading rough roads and costa rica
by now i’ve been travelling long enough to be aversed to organized tours. in my head it’s more expensive (not always the case) and not as rewarding (mostly true). but getting to cumbemayo proved to be more challenging than i thought. in the end i couldn’t go, but i managed to get information from the tourist office for people who wish to do it themselves. Continue reading DIY-ing Cumbemayo in Cajamarca, Peru
I never really understood the convenience of Peta Jalur Kereta Api Java until 1) I tried it and 2) I realized how big Java actually is. I didn’t need to constantly ask where the bus station/buses are or wonder if they’re tricking me or stopping at wrong destinations. As long as you’re awake when it arrives at your stop, you’re good. Here are the 3 memorable rides I took Continue reading Stress “less” travel with the Java Train System