Saturday, February 25, 2017

Shine Time!

First friends came to visit the new house!
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Did a little brewing, gave them the Wheeling tour,
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including the Palace of Gold 
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A few more from the Palace of Gold during their color festival here. Also, I was there on the same day 4 years ago, but it was in MUCH ROUGHER shape. Can see some of those pics here.
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Also viewed the Moundsville, mound:
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Thursday, February 23, 2017

End of an Era

Bye Centre Market, it was an interesting 2 years....
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2215 Market
2215 Market
2215 Market

Friday, December 30, 2016

Costa Rica Part 3

We caught a ride back from the bull event with a woman who offered us free surf lessons the next day. She picked us up, took us north to Playa Avellana and I was able to check that off my bucket list!
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Back to Vista Bela for sunset:
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Sun rise:
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Men fishing early am with hooks on strings:
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On the last day, we headed back to Tamarindo for a 'sunset cruise'
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The pitch was that they drove you out to a secluded beach where they would have areas to lounge, kayaks, snorkels, etc. But in reality the water was too rough, so you got close to the beach and then jumped in and swam to shore.
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The water was pretty trecherous, and Miki didn't know how to swim, but we all survived!
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And that's a wrap on Costa Rica!
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Part 1 -- Part 2 -- Part 3

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Costa Rica Part 2

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Spent a good amount of time relaxing, listening to podcasts, etc. Our room:
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View from the sliding glass door to the ocean sunset:
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Strolled up the beach from Vista Bella to Hotel Playa Negra for lunch.
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One night we headed into town, Paraiso (stopping as usual at Latinos for dinner) to watch the bulls.
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Latinos:
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Festival of the Bulls:
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Part 1 -- Part 2 -- Part 3