El Caracol Inn

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

The Plague of Yellow Fever

A travel blog entry by amdouet


... hour while this man incompetently typed keys to change our flights. He said the paperwork took a long time - sure it did. I made sure to tell him to leave our flights from Costa Rica back to the US unchanged. He assured me he had no power to do anything to those flights. The Plan The plan was to take our original flight out of Lima to Panama then go from Panama to Houston to Baton Rouge. From there we booked a flight the next day from New Orleans to Houston to San ...

Whitewater and off to San Jose

A travel blog entry by vincethepince


... bus so that we would not be stuck in San Jose. That meant leaving the hotel at 05:00 so sleep might be optional. After paying the tab at the hotel bar we headed across the street to a restaurant for our last group dinner. We both had pizza which wasn't that good. There wasn't any local food in the menu to try. Central America isn't known for its food for a reason. It is all very simple and bland. Rice and beans or beans and rice. Sometimes you get plantains with ...

In the Capital City

A travel blog entry by andreatravels


... through several parks and saw some of the government buildings and monuments in the old part of downtown San Jose. Then we stopped for lunch, but unfortunately most of the authentic, local cafes I usually like were closed on Sunday, so we wound up at McDonalds!

This monument in one of the many downtown parks commemorates the defeat of William Walker in ...

From Train To Plane

A travel blog entry by bethh1902


........And we finally made it! The day began way too early (I didn't sleep well-too excited) and after a nice hotel breakfast we said goodbye to DC and headed to the airport. We connected in JFK with a four hour layover, and luckily midway through we double checked the screens that have departure info and they had changed our gate! So we had to walk all the way back to the ...

Day 3

A travel blog entry by bdostal


... 2 year old granddaughter on her hip. She was very sweet and led me around her immaculate, immaculate (had to say that twice) home. As I sat and smiled pretending I could understand all that she was telling me, I could not stop imagining the damage my sweet, but very messy children could do to that home---just by breakfast. Needless to say, we did not stay long. We went across the street to Amalia's house. When we arrived, Amalia had just run to the store to buy more Christmas ...


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