El Caracol Inn

Address: San Jose, Province of San Jose, 1200, Costa Rica | B&B
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Travel Blogs from San Jose

Intro to San Jose

A travel blog entry by shanstravels on Oct 26, 2014

13 photos

I arrived at the airport after having a nice long nap on the plane. I walked outside the plane terminal to many taxis offering rides into the city for $25 but I walk for about one minute past them and take a bus into the city for $1. It's good to budget so when you find something really exciting you can splurge on ...

A very wet trip to Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by hannahgriffiths on Jun 30, 2014

16 photos

... visited the Tabacon hot springs where the hot water from the volcano and cold water from the river merges to create a warm stream, very relaxing. This was followed by a chocolate making class where we were shown and also helped to make chocolate from the cocoa beans through to the final product. This involved drying the cocoa beans out, taking off the shell, grinding the beans up 4 times and then this is added to milk and sugar to make milk chocolate. Travel blogs ...

Day one: the adventure begins

A travel blog entry by kpieroth on Jun 16, 2014

2 comments, 11 photos

My day started at 2:30am. We flew to Houston and then from Houston to San Jóse. Our first flight was on a super small plane, where my head almost touched the ceiling. The ride was freezing, in part because I spilled my water on myself...very smooth. The second flight is when I accomplished a first. For the first time, I had to use the infamous barf bag. Yes, I did throw up on the plane. Unfortunately, there was enough turbulence that we couldn't ...

March 24, 2014

A travel blog entry by jeb2729 on Mar 24, 2014

26 photos

... we had lovely sunny weather and would have loved spending another day! It is really a beautiful green ride and most is on good pavement via the Pan American Hwy. We have 4 sister/cousin groups on the trip and all live far away from each other...so always plenty to talk about.
We arrive close to San Jose and find our first slow traffic of the trip...we are back in the city! Our first stop on our walking tour of downtown is the central market. We really ...

San Jose - Sunday and it’s closed

A travel blog entry by bruceontour on Dec 29, 2013

1 comment, 301 photos

... of Spanish immigration soon after Costa Rica's discovery by Christopher Columbus, and the privileged classes which generally ...

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