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Costa Rica, Days 3 and 4: Snobbery and zippery

I have the pictures posted from our time in Monteverde, a mountain town near several coffee farms and canopy zip lines. Bug me to actually write up the narrative and I'll probably do it.

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Steve B:

Write the damn narrative. And what are you doing in Costa Rica anyway??? Did you really have to go that far to find a good cup of coffee?

Greg:

I can find good coffee in my area, although my favorite shop had to close in DC because of a tax dispute, but it's much better Arlington location is still humming. I was in Costa Rica because S wanted to go and I needed something more recent than my high school trip to Chile to talk about when people ask about my foreign travels. Also they have pretty decent beer.

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