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Author Archives: Inga

I’m a backpacker, travel writer and photographer who loves to experience the world, no matter if it’s a destination close to home, a road trip or a trek to far-flung lands. I like to write (see "Highs and Lows on the John Muir Trail" and "The Hungry Spork"), teach (see my backpacking classes and guided backpacking trips) and explore (see my trip reports, gear reviews and travel stories).

Driving Costa Rica’s ‘Infamous’ Roads and Highways

Published in International Travel News, November 2008, http://www.intltravelnews.com/ “Are you going to go zip-lining?” everyone we knew asked when told that we were headed to Costa Rica for our next set of adventures. It sounded like fun until so many people asked that I started envisioning the canopy of the jungle crisscrossed with zip-lines zinging … Continue reading »