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Spooky stuff:  Bella Vista Lodge, Dominical, Costa Rica

Spooky stuff: Bella Vista Lodge, Dominical, Costa Rica

For three idyllic years, from 2010 through 2013, I was the proprietor of Bella Vista Lodge on Costa Rica’s southern Pacific Coast, possessing one of the most incredible views in Costa Rica.  Sitting about 1,400 feet on the Escaleras mountainside, the…

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Bert Woodson

Bert Woodson currently lives on Florida’s Gulf Coast in Cortez, with his Rhodesian Ridgeback, Colt, and Colt’s kitty Woof. (Yes, he named him.)

Babes in Borneo: The Search for Mary

Babes in Borneo: The Search for Mary

This is the story of a group of wild women I am fortunate enough to call friends. They were all living in Indonesia 20-some years ago. Twila is graceful strength personified. She is tasteful, dignified, and brilliant. There’s also a bit…

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Bert Woodson

Bert Woodson currently lives on Florida’s Gulf Coast in Cortez, with his Rhodesian Ridgeback, Colt, and Colt’s kitty Woof. (Yes, he named him.)

The Sophisticated Traveler Costa Rica Style

The Sophisticated Traveler Costa Rica Style

Trends in international travel are changing, drastically.  I experienced this first hand as proprietor of Bella Vista Lodge in Dominical, Costa Rica. Ticos (Costa Ricans) have a saying:  Pura Vida.  It means “pure life”.  It’s used as a salutation, as a reply…

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Bert Woodson

Bert Woodson currently lives on Florida’s Gulf Coast in Cortez, with his Rhodesian Ridgeback, Colt, and Colt’s kitty Woof. (Yes, he named him.)