I recently returned from a week long trip to the highlands of southern Costa Rica. I was up there in the mountains and forest at 1,200 meters where it's sunny in the morning, bathed in mist in the afternoon and raining hard by late afternoon. This was Canton Coto Brus, where coffee farms alternate with secondary growth forest, and only a few small towns dot the landscape.
I practiced Hapkido on my own in the mornings, in a forest grove with a stream running past. I remember reading… Continue