It’s Friday, October 6, 2017 and the morning sky is blue and beautiful! I know the clouds and some rain will come later, as they do almost every day during this time, but I will enjoy the beauty while we have it. It is day 37 of our new life in CR, and we survived … More What a Storm!
I was chatting with my girlfriend, Sheree, back home, and she asked what a typical day is like here. Well we are only on week two, and since I don’t have to get up for work, it’s whatever I like. We get up around 6:30, which is 5:30 back home. It’s light out and … More What’s a typical Day?
The time had finally come to put the wheels in motion! Between June 10th and July 29th, we had two garage sales and many trips to Charity to empty our home. Since we were only taking several suitcases, everything had to go. I really hated having the garage sales, but I did love seeing some … More The Schauer Pack’s move to Costa Rica was a success!
Two weeks from today we fly to our new home of Costa Rica. It’s my 49th birthday today! I sit listening to music on my laptop in my mom’s backyard, at the house I grew up, enjoying the sun to take away the chill of the morning. I have decided that today I will sit … More You Say It’s Your Birthday!!
Have you ever made a huge decision that will affect your entire life? At the beginning of 2016, after another chilly winter, (yes I realize we live in sunny California), the Schauer Pack made just that kind of decision. After our third trip to Costa Rica in February 2015, we decided that we wanted to … More We’re leaving the Country?! WHAT?!!
OK! Well, maybe that is a little overkill. I mean it’s a shark, but a very small one. Don’t get me wrong; I wasn’t going in the water after the sighting!! Chris and I decided to take a taxi to the Annaberg Sugar Mill, and then hike the Leinster Bay Trail to Waterlemon Bay. We … More SHARK!!! St. John USVI
One more breathtaking view today at yet another spectacular white sand beach joined to yet another transparent sea in hues of blue. With every passing cloud like the jewels of a kaleidoscope changing the scenery, we sat comfortably under the trees, had some lunch, and listened to the waves roll in and out. Another … More Maho Beach, St. John USVI
Our vacation has been a perfect mixture of adventure and relaxation, with a little drinking thrown in! This morning while we took our hike down and back up the hill to the house, we decided to check out Salomon Beach. It’s a short one mile hike on a pretty easy trail. Located behind the National … More Hike to Salomon Beach, St. John, USVI
Today’s adventure takes us to the beaches of Cinnamon Bay Resort. I forgot how incredibly beautiful the water is here in the Caribbean! The white sands are like fine sugar and almost the same color! The water is so clear and changes colors as it goes out to sea or as the clouds move … More Cinnamon Beach, St. John, USVI
This latest Schauer Pack Adventure takes us back to the Caribbean! It’s been seventeen years since we traveled to St. Thomas, with a day trip to St. John. St. Thomas wasn’t for us, but we did want to return to St. John one day. This time, we have the pleasure of experiencing St. John through … More Ginger Thomas Villa, St. John, USVI