The Sailing Adventures of Lea Scotia

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Happy Easter

Posted on: Sunday, April 12th, 2009 in: Trip Logs

We’ve officially departed the Playas del Coco region of Costa Rica and are now just 27 miles from Puntarenas. Pulling anchor at 4pm yesterday afternoon from Guacamaya we had an easy overnight passage. Unfortunately we didn’t find enough wind to sail for any of it. We just dropped the hook in Bahia Ballena in the […]

A Vacation from Cruising

Posted on: Sunday, April 5th, 2009 in: Cruising Notes, Photos

Two weeks ago, when we arrived in Costa Rica, we were planning on getting down to Puntarenas to meet my parents.  Unfortunately (or so we initially thought) we only gave ourselves (due to weather) two days to go the 130 miles from Playa del Coco to Puntarenas.  So, even though Cocos was 4 1/2 hours from […]

Costa Rican Wildlife

Posted on: Saturday, April 4th, 2009 in: Photos

After two weeks in Costa Rica we’ve encountered a variety of wildlife.  In fact we’re listening to the howler monkeys right outside our hotel room at this moment.  (Our hotel is out in the boonies a bit so there’s lots to see).  W’ere still hoping to see a lot more (Toucans and Quetzals to name […]