Costa Rica 

I’ve just finished Down and Out in London and Paris by George Orwell. He was impoverished at one stage in his young life and wrote about the characters he met along the way and the methods of survival when you have nothing but the clothes you wear. One pound would last ten days for two … More Costa Rica 

I’d prefer Yellow Fever over a Heart Attack; stuck in Quito Airport. 

Goodbye Ecuador.. or so I thought. Eating an egg sandwich on the go in my taxi with Hector the enthusiastic driver this morning, I was absolutely sure that I was was about to swap the chilly Quito air for the lowlands of tropical Costa Rica. I popped down from Central America on this expensive little … More I’d prefer Yellow Fever over a Heart Attack; stuck in Quito Airport.