Women on the Moveis a one-a-month series on this blog about women of retirement age who refuse to retire from life. Women who seek and embrace change. Women who stand at the bend in the road and, with a sense of adventure, impulsiveness, curiosity and courage, keep walking.
Costa Rica has become a hot spot, given its expansive beaches, lush rainforests, abundant sunshine and plethora of opportunities to explore.
For more than 60 years, Hana has lived and worked on K’Far Ruppin, an Israeli kibbutz on the border with Jordan, not far from this fortress. And like its history, hers, too, began in Europe – in Czechoslovakia.
Many Canadians are looking beyond the northern border for medical care ranging from dental crowns to hip replacement surgery. Their search is often due to frustrations over unbearable wait times, expensive elective procedures, or the desire for a specialized treatment unavailable at home.
Almost every bend in the Tuscan road produces a WOW moment as you drive through rolling hills and the patchwork-quilt of vineyards, olive trees and wheat fields dipping into valleys and clinging to hillsides, with colours of green and brown and reddish gold depending upon the season and the crop. Adding accent are the stately, slender cypress trees standing guard along long driveways leading up to stone villas.