Kayaking in Costa Rica: When Mother Nature Expresses Herself

Guiding internationally, there is never a season when, as a group of guides, we are not at some point taken completely by surprise by a change that has happened on one of the rivers that (we think) we know so well.  This is particularly true in…

Adding Astral Brewess to My International Suitcase

I am a flip flop kind of girl…that is not a secret in our crowd.  So it came as a surprise – even to myself,when I threw in my never-been-worn Astral Brewess shoes when packing for my winter. I have always struggled with minimizing what I…

2008 t-shirt project in Costa Rica

The Endless River Adventures Costa Rica and Ecuador t-shirts have become a badge for a group of special people….ERA Costa Rica and/or Ecuador trip participants. This is a group of friends who are passionate about paddling, inquisitive enough…

Grand Finale in Costa Rica

The Tico Times (english publication here in Costa Rica) summed it up well: ‘Dry Season’ Soaks C.R.  After three week of unseasonal rain….we got a little anxious about our last trip that would be arriving Dec 6th. No way to look in a crystal…