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moto costa rica“Life should NOT be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in an attractive and well preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways, chocolate in one hand, martini in the other, body thoroughly used up, totally worn out and screaming “Yee Haw – what a ride!”

In looking for the author of this philosophy, I found many versions.  But you get the idea.

Steve has a dream of climbing every volcano in Costa Rica.  That’s a lot of mountain peaks.

Albergue Heliconias Lodge and Rainforest is a cooperative, owned by 10 local families who wrestled the 73 hectare (175 acres) patch of forest from impending deforestation for agricultural use back in 1985.  With international and governmental support, they’ve achieved a new model of conservation and preservation as a privately owned rainforest reserve, managed by the local community.   They are committed to the conservation of biodiversity, environmental education, and sustainable community development,