Every once in a while you meet someone who’s attitude is so cool that you can help but be inspired by them.
It was 9:30am when our taxi van pulled up in Changuinola – perfect timing for the bus over the border from Panama to Costa Rica.
A stocky man older man dressed in a white shirt and grey pants had walked off the street and was pulling everyone’s bags from the boot. I eyed him up suspiciously and when my bag popped out I grabbed it and swung it on my back to his great disappointment.
Our driver was hovering and we asked him where the bus terminal was, he waved unhelpfully in the general direction of a building. Just as I turned to look the white shirted man grabbed some of our smaller bags as well as a raft of other people’s bags and said “follow me”. (more…)