Living a nomadic lifestyle

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Life as a nomad

A nomadic lifestyle gives you a lot, but just as in relationships it’s about giving and taking. Traveling for weeks, months or for a lifetime isn’t only about relaxing on tropical beaches with an ice cold beer in your hand. It might seem like paradise to some of us, but it will mean a frustrating life to others. Here are some of the characteristics of a nomadic lifestyle.

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Indulging in secret hot springs

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After a long time traveling you kind of run out of money… but well, luckily there’s also a lot of free stuff! I always get to the point that I’m extremely happy to be traveling and even though the backpack might hurt my back after a while, I’m so happy that I don’t even feel the ‘travel-muscle pain’ anymore. However, getting to a hostel with a really good hot shower or finding a jacuzzi does seem to please my back every single time.
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Adventurous canyoneering in Costa Rica

Steady.... and go!

Steady…. and go!

Canyoneering. Does it ring a bell?

When I first heard these words all kinds of ideas went through my mind of what it could possibly be. Could it be climbing through a canyon? Maybe attached to a cord and perhaps it involves jumping? Well, something with a canyon at least.

Okay, so then what is canyoneering?

The combination of finding yourself exploring a canyon in the jungle and abseiling through waterfalls is what makes canyoneering. Not something you’d probably be able to do right now if you live in a city, but you actually can do it if you’re in Costa Rica! And it’s very much worth it to get this experience!

I went to Arenal and put my name on the list of some adventurous activities of which canyoneering (also known as canyoning) is one!

What I did not expect is that the canyoneering I was going for really had to do with jumping off a waterfall… Whoo-hoo! Sounds awesome! Here we go!
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