|Look closely to see the face, only a mother could love, of a live crocodile behind a chain-link fence at Zoo Ave.|
“Sightings from the Veranda in Costa Rica”
|Tom’s photo, early this morning, of a cute dog that stopped by to say “hola.”|
Definition of “surcharge:”
Word Origin and History for a surcharge:
v. early 15c., from middle French surcharger, from Old French sur- “over”
(see sur+ chargier “to load” (see charge ). The noun is also first attested early 15c.
|Here’s a longer view of the above crocodile.|
As world travelers these past five years, we find that we must bear the cost of a wide variety of surcharges that we chose to impart generally for the usual benefit of convenience.
|A curious turtle scurried quickly toward us.|
|Turtles tucked away under the bushes.|
|A leopard atop a high perch.|
9. Internet/Wi-Fi/SIM card fees: We cannot travel without regular access to Wi-Fi; not at hotels, airports, and vacation homes. With our daily posts, photos and research, we chose not to be without Internet services for even a day. Ensuring a connection is always readily available often results in us paying added fees, including SIM cards for phone and data, when we chose not to pay the outrageous costs for roaming cell service in the US.
|Sloths, known to by shy, are not easy to photograph when they tend to stay well hidden and out of sight.|
|Tom’s shot of the sunset as we set sailed to our next destination. For more details, please click here.|