Act 4. The beams The day after Frank set to cut the bamboo. We needed bamboo sticks of 6,5 meters long for the beams. But since the sticks are so long, we estimated that one good straight bamboo stick could serve for two beams. So, Frank set to the task. Act 5. The finger and … More Part II. How an economist, a computer engineer and a gardener embarked in the construction of a garage. And succeeded!
Or so it seems. This is a story in 6 acts. Act one. Denial Almost right after we arrived, the house caretaker took a glimpse of the car and very politely asked us if it was rented or it was ours. We proudly informed him that the car was ours, to which he immediately responded … More How an economist, a computer engineer, and a gardener embarked on the construction of a garage. And succeeded!
Home-made Tico food One of the first things that Frank and I decided when arriving in Costa Rica was that we would try to cook using local ingredients only, preferably fresh fruits and veggies bought on the farmers’ market once a week. We also wanted to experiment with preparing local recipes. We had had some … More Learning how to cook Tico style… Or sort of.