sandtoesha

Trying to live life with sandy toes and laughter

Pura Vida

So the original inspiration for this blog name/URL…Beer. Yes, I started this blog shortly after a trip to Costa Rica where I fell in love with the local beer Imperial. Upon returning home to Canada I had to make do without – hence the Imperial Dreams. So no, the name of this blog doesn’t stem from my delusions of royal grandeur. The roots of this blog are watered with beer.

So I was a little excited when I saw that Imperial is going to be imported into North America… but disappointed once again to find out it’s not coming to Canada. Seriously, who did their market potential research? How could you miss Canada when looking at exporting beer?

Advertisements

2 comments on “Pura Vida

  1. BentleyGirl
    November 22, 2008

    True dat! I’d help you smuggle a few cases across the border if you like….hopefully I’ll get some outlet mall shopping done in the bargain as well!

    Like

  2. sandtoesha
    October 18, 2013

    Update – So blog name started as Imperial Dreams, inspired by my first trip to Costa Rica where I was introduced to Imperial beer and Pura Vida living. Recently changed it to Sandtoesha, inspired by my second trip to Costa Rica where I expereinced another big life shift exploring yoga for a month in the jungle.

    Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Information

This entry was posted on November 21, 2008 by in Uncategorized and tagged .

Instagram

Made it to the island. By this last leg of the road trip riding felt like floating through air. #motorcycleroadtrip #explorebc #motorcycle #vancouverisland #telegraphcove #cumberland #porthardy #suzukitu250x #roadtrip #islandhighway #hwy19 #hwy19a #2000km #1300miles #atwyld #britishcolumbia
At the end of #route16 we explored #princerupert and then hopped on the Northern Expedition for the 16 hour voyage down the inside passage. Gorgeous trip through the #greatbearrainforest We didn't see bears but saw lots of whales. #motorcycleroadtrip #explorebc #motorcycle #insidepassage #bcferries #rainforest #surroundedbynature #britishcolumbia #roadtrip #heritagediscoveryroute #nature #coast #moto #suzukitu250x
Our last leg of @route16_ca was gorgeous. Lots of fun corners, surrounded by forest, towering mountains, and ocean. We stopped at the North Pacific Cannery in Port Edward. Totally worth it, do the tour if you visit. #motorcycleroadtrip #explorebc #travelnorthernbc #motorcycle #roadtrip #historic #britishcolumbia #route16 #suzukitu250x #motoroadtrip #heritagediscoveryroute
Our best riding day was a side trip through the Nass Valley. Rode through a landscape of lava rocks, forests, and mountains, while weaving through some fun corners, stopping at First Nations villages and hot springs. We ended up back on the Pacific Ocean, so close to Alaska. #motorcycleroadtrip #explorebc #roadtrip #roadtrippin #moto #motorcycle #suzukitu250x #nassvalleylavabeds #hotsprings #beatifulbc #travelnorthernbc #roadtrip #britishcolumbia #route16 #nassvalley #nassvalleyhotsprings #watchyourhead
Our cabin in #smithers was one of the many highlights on @route16_ca A view of #hudsonbaymountain and an adorable cabin in the woods... #explorebc #motorcycleroadtrip #motorcycle #roadtrip #route16 #travelnorthernbc #cabininthewoods
A little hazy as we left Prince George and started our journey along #route16 Met a bunch firefighters from around the world that were staying at our hotel in PG. So grateful for everything they are doing to save our forests. #motorcycleroadtrip #suzukitu250x #2000km #1200miles #northofthewall #motorcycle #roadtrip #thankyou #grateful #lovetrees

Archives

%d bloggers like this: