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Tony Romano was born in New Orleans, Louisiana and spent most of his life staring out of windows drumming up ideas about how not to be the average Joe. He's lived in over twenty U.S. cities as well as a tree house on the Pacific Ocean in Costa Rica and romped around like a madman in South America and Thailand. Tonys creative life with writing and photography truly blossomed from travel and he has always loved to create and write. Tony began writing jingles, poetry and short stories as a young boy. And throughout the years, Tony has been published online, in magazines and in newspapers. He despises Bloody Mary's with a passion but loves great coffee and rum.

COSTA RICA: Manuel Antonio

There’s something special about visiting a place you’ve never been and having a tour guide-friend that not only speaks the language but, knows the country like the back of her hand to show you around.

Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

The  3 – 1/2 hour bus drive from San Jose to Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica was stunningly beautiful, so say the least. Only several blocks of beach front with the adjacent Manuel Antonio Rain Forest, I was bound to have a great time. Oh My  – what an experience!

Vendors on the Beach
Vendors on the Beach
Coconuts For Sale
Coconuts For Sale

On the first day, I walked through the rain forest alone with my Canon 7D waiting in ambush for forest creatures to appear. And, they were everywhere. The humid and hot climate wore me down, so I sat on some lava rock on the ocean’s edge…

Crab on the Rocks
Crab on the Rocks
Boats
Boats

And, eventually, fell asleep and awoke to the setting of the sun.

Sunset in Costa Rica
Sunset in Costa Rica

After drinking juice of a fresh coconut, the journey took me elsewhere the following day…….

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