50/50: Costa Rica

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I was working on a travel story about off the beaten path destinations from coast to coast when I stopped off at a café on the outskirts of the capital San Jose for a cup of strong coffee. The scene inside was like a vignette from a Gabriel Marquez novel, trapped in time and place. The light was like a Flemish painting. The little girl was perfect. A few years later the image was used by Knopf for a book cover – the novella Pobby and Dingan by Ben Rice.

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50/50: Argentina, Austria, Bhutan, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cameroon, Canada, Chile, China, Costa Rica

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