Bartering – seems like something from the “olden days”, as my Grandmother would say. Before I moved here, I had read a snippet about it somewhere… and I thought, man – that would be so cool to barter one of my “talents” for something I wanted in return.
Well, I’m happy to report bartering is alive and well, here in Costa Rica! I love bartering – especially because we are on a pretty tight budget now. It is so cool, y’all! You just exchange something that you can provide that another person wants, for something that you want that the other person can provide. Sounds easy, right? Here’s an example: