(To read El Gringo Feo’s Costa Rica Diary from the beginning, start here.)
Friday, October 12
I had to get an early start today. I’m flying from Dubuque to Chicago to Miami to San José, where I plan to stay at an airport hotel before finishing the journey with a 3- or 4-hour drive to Uvita Saturday morning. I’ll be in the country for another month before returning to the States for good.
It’s been a great trip. Very productive and the ankle is holding up well. Here’s hoping the return goes smoothly.
I was delighted by this morning’s Google Doodle of Roberto Clemente, the greatest baseball player of all time. It brings back a lot of fond childhood memories. I still have a tattered 1971 Clemente baseball card squirreled away somewhere …