The de facto greeting from any Tico in Costa Rica: Pura Vida! And like this greeting that springs from the supersaturated jungle foliage, howler-monkey raucous, poison-dart frog chirping, and coffee-cacao-banana-coconut-beans ‘n’ rice country, Ticos are full of life, generous, and likely candidates for people you’d most want to hang with on a deserted island.
Image from Corcovadoguide.com (haven’t downloaded our photos yet)
With that said, I must postpone the telling of tales until my son and I return from visiting my father (and other family members) in the Midwest. Consider this a “touch and go,” a standard flight exercise for small plane pilots.
Until we return later in August, you all continue to hold down the fort.