Fish tacos, shrimp tacos, oysters freshly plucked from the sea

Hibiscus water, icy cold cervezas, grapefruit garnished margaritas

Orange sunrises over the mountains

Pink purple sunsets over the sea

Nighttime lightning over the ocean

Cobblestone streets

leading to dirt roads

leading to jungle paths

leading to secret beaches

Las Cuevas, Playa Malpasos, Carrizitos

Friend-seeking dogs sleeping beneath our beach chairs

Iguanas in the Iguana Tree

Tiny salamanders on the terrace

Land crabs scurrying from us in the jungle, burrowing on the beach, surprising us in our room

Just-made tortillas

Pozole from the street stand

The pollo al carbon we didn’t get to