Browsing Tag: Harley Davidson Costa Rica

Road Trip: Mexico El Salvador Part 11

Road Trip: <del>Mexico</del> El Salvador Part 11

It was still dark but with my trusty mini Maglite I found the wall switch being careful not to touch the bare wires in this unfamiliar and quite frankly not all that inviting “hotel” room.  We were just inside Nicaragua from the Honduras-Nicaragua border.  I had slept in my clothes; the gear ...

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Harley Davidson Authorized Dealer in San Jose Costa Rica

Harley Davidson Authorized Dealer in San Jose Costa Rica

The Harley Davidson Authorized Dealership and I arrived in Costa Rica just about at the same time (1996); a coincidence.  Priscilla’s (if you recall, the matriarch of our CR family) oldest daughter, Paula, was in charge of merchandising and sat behind the counter at the agency, which was given ...

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Road Trip: Mexico El Salvador Part 10

Road Trip: <del>Mexico</del> El Salvador Part 10

Central Americans are early risers, and my circadian clock has adjusted accordingly after 15 years in the region.  At about 0500hs as it was still dark but beginning to get light, and because we didn’t want to unnecessarily shake the heavens and the still dreaming folks with the unique sounds ...

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Guanacaste Day In Costa Rica

Guanacaste Day In Costa Rica

Guanacaste Day in Costa Rica, the event celebrating the Annexation of that one of (now) seven states to the country of Costa Rica, formerly part of Nicaragua, is coming up on 25 July.  In the past when Crazu announced events we were getting yelled at for not announcing them in time for folks to ...

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Road Trip: Mexico El Salvador Part 9

Road Trip: <del>Mexico</del> El Salvador Part 9

Having successfully counted all of the Harleys coming off the line for almost an entire shift at the Vehicle Operations Center (hey, you count sheep, I count Harleys’), I awoke rested at Hotel Siesta in San Salvador and ready to, no, anxious to meet the day.  Today would be our, me and ...

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Get Your Klix on Rt. 34: Ojochal

Get Your Klix on Rt. 34: Ojochal

On la Costanera, Route 34 (the unchallenged nicest 200 klix of highway in Costa Rica), at approximately the 175 distance marker (in kilometers (klix)) is a little locale known as Ojochal (pronounced: OH HO CHAL).  Ojochal is unique in many respects, not the least of which is its name.  Having ...

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How Much Does it Cost to Ship To or To Buy a Vehicle in Costa Rica

How Much Does it Cost to Ship To or To Buy a Vehicle in Costa Rica

So you are trying to decide if it is better and how much does it cost to Ship To or To Buy a Vehicle in Costa Rica.  The vehicles most often discussed in this context include just normal everyday cars or trucks (pickups, SUV’s, etc.) for personal transportation, certainly nothing above the need ...

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Where Is The Best Place To Live In Costa Rica

Where Is The Best Place To Live In Costa Rica

Of late the Crazu family has been having the discussion about where is the best place to live in Costa Rica.  Return to the big city, San Jose, (where we previously lived for 10 years) or to stay atop the mountain ridge looking down at the beach (where we have now resided for 5 years).  I’m ...

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