Shira + Richie. Osa, Costa Rica Wedding

First off, a few from the rehearsal dinner the night before the wedding:

And onto a few from the wedding... Osa is pretty much the most remote corner of Costa Rica and it takes a fun, adventerous couple and an intrepid planner to pull off a wedding this awesome.  This view pretty much makes you forget you just drove down the scariest road in Central America:

Venues: Casa Tres Palmas and El Remanso
Coordination: Larissa of Weddings Costa Rica
Caterer at Rehearsal Dinner: Jim of Soma Chefs (Santa Teresa)

molly + gabe. osa wedding.

Osa is well worth the effort it takes to get there.  This wedding was a rare combination of rustic nature and upscale elegance and included lots of family, tons of laughter, and some serious dancing.  Getting married in the middle of the Costa Rican jungle is definitely not for everyone, but for those laid back few who don't let a little rain ruin a good thing, it's a sure fire way to have a one-of-a-kind event that no one will forget.  

Venue: El Remanso
Coordination: Larissa with Weddings Costa Rica

lisa + andrew. osa wedding.

When I talked to Lisa on the phone the first thing she said was that she was drunk on margaritas and right away I knew I liked her.   But when I finally met Lisa and Andrew recently on the southernmost tip of the Osa Peninsula, I liked them even more than several months of phone chats and emails could have prepared me for.  The thing is, it's obvious right away that these two are supposed to be together, and the purely mathematical reason is that Andrew's wit + Lisa's laugh = pure bliss.  I got to spend quite a bit of time getting to know these two, thanks in part to the cozy, family-style vibe at the Bosque del Cabo Lodge.  They've set things up in such a way that they really encourage their guests to hang out and get to know one another, and since only cool people are allowed to stay there (just kidding, it must've just been a coincidence), it was really fun.   (Side note: this place is awesome for a million other reasons, too, and I highly recommend it.)  Anyway, by the time the actual wedding rolled around, they felt like old friends and so their ceremony was one of the most special, intimate, heartfelt, and emotional that I have been witness to.  Here are just a few photos from my time with them...

Lisa + Andrew, thanks for having me there, and welcoming me into your lives.  I had so much fun with you both.  You epitomize Pura Vida.