Archive for April 19th, 2011

The Marimba: The Sound of Costa Rica

There’s something about hearing the marimba playing while you’re in Costa Rica that puts you in a great mood. It somehow gives you immediate warm happy party thoughts. Marimbas may be a commonplace percussion instrument in the Caribbean and South American countries. But Costa Rica seemingly has the edge in taking off your own inhibitions and leading you to you that sense spontaneity within yourself that you thought you’d lost when you were younger. It’s like an invitation to get you drunk with life.