November 06, 2017 We decided to load up the pack and head out on a family adventure. Today’s destination, Puerto Jimenez!! This rustic town is located on the Osa Peninsula, in the Southern Pacific of Costa Rica. We started out of Ojochal around 8 in the morning for our 2.5 hour drive. Heading down the … More Puerto Jimenez, Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica
Today we went to visit the animal sanctuary in Dominical, which is about 25 minutes north of us. The sanctuary is located 700 meters off the Costaneras highway, or about ½ mile up a dirt road. Check in for the tour is located in the lobby of Villas Alturas. From the resort, we took a … More Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary and Villas Alturas, Dominical, Costa Rica
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
We read in International Living magazine, that Boca Chica was another upcoming expat community. Being on the ocean, we had high hopes for this area. As we came down the mountain from the Caribbean side and cut across to the West, the landscape changed dramatically from lush green to golden hills scattered with clusters of … More Boca Chica, Panama
Hello Jack! After our travel plans changed to include the Caribbean side of Panama, we were on the search for a place to stay. Both of us like our quiet time, so staying on the most popular island of Bocas del Toro didn’t seem like our option. A big part of this area is referred … More Starfish Reef Resort, Panama
In February 2010 we took our first Costa Rican Schauer Pack adventure! Well, the two legged pack members did! Sorry, Klaus and Mac! We had read several good and bad stories, but something was calling my husband, Chris, to check it out. I wasn’t quite sold as fast as he was, but I warmed to … More Our First Costa Rican Adventure!