Monthly Archives: March 2011

The good, the bad and the beautiful: dirt roading the Nicoya Peninsula

For the cyclist, there’s good and bad news.

Let’s get the bad stuff out the way… The northern swathe of the Nicoya Peninsula is overdeveloped with resorts and pocked with private, gated communities, foreign-owned complexes completely cut off from the …

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Bahias de Salinas and Rincon de la Vieja, Costa Rica

I’ve now crossed into tropical Costa Rica. Tucked in between Nicaragua, Panama, the Pacific and the Caribbean, it’s country famed as much for the richness in its ecological biodiverstity as that of its US retirees, who have migrated south to …

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