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Hola de Costa Rica! We’ve arrived and have adjusted to life in Central America quite well. Many thanks to the blog commentors who let me know Costa Rica was in CENTRAL!! America, and not South America as I had mentioned in a previous post. Yo, it ain’t my fault I don’t know much about geography…blame my mom…I was home schooled!! 😉

We’re off to shoot the wedding today and experience Pura Vida in many new ways…I can’t wait to blog about this amazing couple…I just love them! We flew into San Jose early yesterday and had to take a small plane to Tamarindo, which always scares the living daylights out of me, so here’s a picture of me giving JD a last-minute kiss in case anything happened and we fell from the sky!

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  1. Candace Prokopets -

    Adorable! You guys are so cute. I love the way you talk so sweetly about your husband or when you tease him. Hope you have a great trip in Costa Rica. Can’t wait for more pictures!

      12.29.08 - 4:24 pm

  2. Dennis Bullock -

    Glad you guys made it ok. Judging from JD’s expression he did’nt seem worried much. But I think I would be with you. Is that the secret service in the background?

      12.29.08 - 4:37 pm

  3. Luis Murillo -

    Hrmm…can’t say I’ve gone to Tamarindo…but sounds like a hot place.
    Btw, the International airport in CR is not in San Jose…yes, I know the pilot and everyone says that it is…it’s actually in Alajuela 🙂

      12.29.08 - 4:41 pm

  4. Michelle Moore -

    Glad you arrived safe! I can’t WAIT to see the awesome-ness of a Costa Rica wedding!! Happy New Year!

      12.29.08 - 4:50 pm

  5. Katherine Bowman -

    You guys are so cute! 🙂 Looking forward to seeing more pictures! Were you really home schooled?

      12.29.08 - 4:52 pm

  6. Lydia -

    I didn’t know you were home schooled! Can’t wait to see the pictures from the trip!

      12.29.08 - 4:54 pm

  7. aletha :: pearls events -

    We were just in Tamarindo on Christmas day–gorgeous place. Best swimming we experienced while in Costa Rica. ENJOY your time there!

      12.29.08 - 4:55 pm

  8. terri Z -

    glad you made it safely
    enjoy….
    can’t wait to see the images !!!
    i am sure they will be breathtaking!

      12.29.08 - 5:02 pm

  9. Jamie Delaine -

    Ahahaha, I love the "don’t blame me, blame my mom!" That’s adorable.

      12.29.08 - 5:19 pm

  10. Isa -

    I can’t thank you enough for your blog!!! I love photography and yours has been updated through the holidays which gives me the best treat when blog-stalking :o) And you will never believe how much I’ve learned from you and JD just going over your photos and entries. Enjoy and capture more sunrays for all of us stuck in Winter!

      12.29.08 - 5:21 pm

  11. Christina9FandangoChica) -

    Haha….don’t worry…Latinos are used to the mixup. And at least you knew which hemisphere you were talking about. When I went to Venezuela, I had THREE people tell me to have fun in Europe! Have a great time, and I can’t wait to see pics!

      12.29.08 - 5:40 pm

  12. Christina -

    Were you really homeschooled? That’s awesome! For years when we have made silly mistakes my mom has said "Well, just don’t tell anyone you were homeschooled!" Haha, you broke that rule!

      12.29.08 - 5:44 pm

  13. Sasha Rothwell -

    I can’t wait to see these pictures! We love following your blog! I think that it’s awesome that you were home schooled! I was too! Best of Luck! Cheers!

      12.29.08 - 5:46 pm

  14. Carly Souders -

    You will absolutely fall in love with Costa Rica! I can’t wait to hear about where you went, and see the usual upload of insanely beautiful photos. If you are anywhere near the SW part of the country, rent a few mopeds and cruise around playa tamarindo for a while. Pura Vida Jasime and JD!

      12.29.08 - 5:50 pm

  15. Kelly | Purple Lemon Designs -

    Have fun and be careful!

      12.29.08 - 5:59 pm

  16. Geanette -

    The 1st time my 10 year old daughter went with my Mom and Dad, she called and said to sell the house, we are moving to Costa Rica. I guess she assumed we could live at the resort!

      12.29.08 - 6:04 pm

  17. Fishgirl -

    J. Costa Rica is well known as the Suiza Americana, it is a beautiful country in Central America!!! Enjoy the tropical weather!!

      12.29.08 - 6:48 pm

  18. Regina -

    Note to self don’t home school Ethan since I would have messed that up too (Getting South and Central mixed-up)!
    Can’t wait to see the photos! Que Bueno!

      12.29.08 - 6:59 pm

  19. Feuza -

    I cant wait to see the wedding pictures, so beautiful over there.

      12.29.08 - 9:14 pm

  20. Nicole Mc -

    Were you really homeschooled? Not that you would just say that!! LOL But, i just started home schooling my kids this year and was homeschooled a little myslef. I’d love to hear more about your experience!! Oh, and i’m so jealous. I have good friends from Costa Rica and have never been!! 🙁 Someday!!

      12.29.08 - 10:14 pm

  21. Stephanie -

    cute picture…. cant wait to see more!

      12.29.08 - 10:29 pm

  22. Papi Star -

    J*, hoping you’re enjoying SOUTH AMERICA…I know you’ll be blogging about the shoot, and of course, JD; I understand it…but if you want to ever see Polo again alive…you will want to post some pics of your twin sister, Bianca…it’s the only way Mami and I can feel reassured all THREE of you are OK….after all, you are acutely aware that the President of CR, Hugo Chavez, is not very happy with the Yankees…and the the Detroit Lions, for that matter! 143

      12.29.08 - 11:11 pm

  23. Fishgirl -

    How sweet your dad! he is concen about your sister and also doen’t know well South and Central America History. LOL!!! Have fun

      12.29.08 - 11:57 pm

  24. Jessica Wise -

    First, I think you and JD are adorable and you look like you are totally in love. That’s awesome.
    Second, Congratulations on being published!! That’s so awesome! And such a huge and amazing accomplishment.
    Enjoy Costa Rica =)

      12.30.08 - 12:23 am

  25. michelle evans -

    i am in love with your dad! SO CUTE!!

      12.30.08 - 12:59 am

  26. Melissa -

    I was just in Costa Rica in October on a mission trip. I LOVE that country!!! I want to take my hubby there someday…have a wonderful time!!!

      12.30.08 - 1:38 am

  27. Raquel -

    J….girl don’t talk about falling from the sky! That’s horrible. What would blog every day?!?!? Er…I mean that would be awful if anything happened to you. I’m not selfish…..;)

      12.30.08 - 2:14 am

  28. Holli True -

    Too cute!!! I hope you have a fabulous time! 🙂
    I totally giggled at the guy just behind JD’s ear, he looks like he really wants to be in the picture, too. Hehe!

      12.30.08 - 2:35 am

  29. Yuka photo art -

    Have a safe flights and if you have time, try Sky Trek!!!! You never forget this experience!!!

      12.30.08 - 3:39 am

  30. Mary V -

    Hi Jasmine. Love your blog! My DH and I went to Costa Rica for our Honeymoon. Our first stop (after flying into San Jose) was Tamarindo!! Did you see a ton of gecko’s all over? They are everywhere!! Surfing was big in Tamarindo. Hope you have fun! Pura Vida!!!

      12.30.08 - 4:10 am

  31. Ashley Rose -

    Have fun J* & JD !!!

      12.30.08 - 4:34 am

  32. Renee -

    awww you guys are so cute!!!
    Have fun!!

      12.30.08 - 9:31 am

  33. cassandra m -

    Glad you had a safe trip! Your Papi’s comment was funny. Bianca is with you guys? WOW…double the trouble…double the fun…ha.ha.

      12.30.08 - 4:00 pm

  34. Caitlin -

    The best part of this photo, even though you guys are really cute, is the guy in the background. He totally looks like he knows he’s in your picture…

      12.30.08 - 4:55 pm

  35. LaDawn -

    Jasmine,
    Please forward JD’s phone number / contact information to me as I’ve misplaced his card from PhotoPlus and my husband, David Ziser, is trying to get into contact with him ASAP concerning David’s Tour in 2009.
    Thanks………….

      12.30.08 - 5:40 pm

  36. Lucy M -

    Great work! I look forward to seeing more! I hope to meet you someday!!! 🙂

      12.30.08 - 7:57 pm

  37. Heather Espana -

    Have a blast! It’s been quite a while since I made it to Central America — so incredibly gorgeous. Can’t wait to see photos!

      12.30.08 - 9:01 pm

  38. Bekah -

    I was homeschooled too!!! I love your posts Jasmine! Enjoy your vacay!

      12.30.08 - 10:16 pm

  39. Jason -

    thanks a lot for stealing JD! Our meeting was awful without him. I cried through the entire thing.

      12.30.08 - 10:28 pm

  40. Riz Crescini -

    Hey,
    You make it sound like homeschoolers don’t know their geography 🙂
    Enjoy Costa Rica!

      12.31.08 - 10:37 am

  41. Lorraine Daley -

    My week in Costa Rica:
    http://www.lorrainedaley.com/costarica/slideshow.html

      1.2.09 - 5:52 pm

  42. Crystal -

    Ummm.. did you get the ring fixed? Isn’t that the "infamous" ring from last New Years? You are a BRAVE girl. 🙂

      1.5.09 - 2:22 pm

  43. AndreaQ -

    Hello Jasmine! I’m fan of you, and after to read this post, I say u, welcome to my beautiful country!!!!! Enjoy your trip and take any amazing pictures of my land, beaches and sky!!!

      1.28.10 - 4:14 pm

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