Travel Blogs from Bijagua de Upala, Costa Rica

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Lost in the Mountains and Rainforrest, Bijagua (San Miguel), Costa Rica travel blog

Lost in the Mountains and Rainforrest

A travel blog entry by joshuared

... travel. But, a few buses and taxi rides later, I ended up in a remote town in the mountains of northern Costa Rica, overlookng Lake Nicaragua. I was guided here by my brothers´ friend who owns some property here. Now, the directions were simply to ...

Ausflug zum Rio Celeste, Martirio, Costa Rica travel blog

Ausflug zum Rio Celeste

A travel blog entry by flitterjahr

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Von der Legende des blauen Flusses getrieben mieten wir uns mit Laura und Tyll, die wir am Vorabend bei der Vulkantour getroffen hatten, ein kleines Auto und duesen zum Rio Celeste. Einen Gelaendewagen mit Allradantrieb soll man laut Vermieter nicht ...

Klar und klar = blau, alles klar?, Parque National Tenorio, Costa Rica travel blog

Klar und klar = blau, alles klar?

A travel blog entry by onthesunnyside

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... , dessen Besichtigung wir uns zum Ziel gesetzt hatten. Der Rio Celeste fliesst durch den Tenorio Vulkan-Nationalpark im Norden Costa Ricas. Perlen des Parks sollten eigentlich, wie dem offiziellen Namen nach nicht anders zu erwarten, die vier Vulkangipfel ...

Weekend trip to Rio Celeste, Parque nacional volcan tenorio, Costa Rica travel blog

Weekend trip to Rio Celeste

A travel blog entry by alexbaird

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... went for a swim. I stepped into a steaming pool and burn't my foot so bad it started bleeding. Met some Bulgarian Texans on the tour too. We also stopped at a blue waterfall. Long journey home. Bought a Costa Rican keyring, emailed home, went to ...

Day 10, Colonia Libertad de Aguas Claras, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 10

A travel blog entry by jomole

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... of the pioneers of the village who came in 1952. They were families from villages that regularly got flooded in another part of Costa Rica, and the government offered land to 40 families here, who then had to clear and farm the land for their own use. ...

Lazy Rainy Day at the Rio, Paraíso, Costa Rica travel blog

Lazy Rainy Day at the Rio

A travel blog entry by hollynjym

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... high above the poor stirring an internal revolution against those who have created this and destroyed what was.  Welcome to America, Costa Rica!!  You have more in common with “us” than you know.    Anywhoooo… Jym ...

Tenorio, Bijagua de Upala, Costa Rica travel blog

Tenorio

A travel blog entry by tanja1989

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Am Morgen genossen wir den Spaziergang auf den Lavafelder des Arenals. Sabine unsere Reiseleiterin erklärte uns verschiedenes über Pflanzen und Tiere und wir bewunderten den Vulkan.. Nach dem Mittagessen und einem genialen Geburtstagskuchen ...

Volcan Tenorio-The most romantic place on earth., Tenorio, Costa Rica travel blog

Volcan Tenorio-The most romantic place on earth.

A travel blog entry by hellogoodbye

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I have made a pact with myself to appreciate beauty when I encounter it and I have decided to follow a path in pursuit of beauty. This has led me to some wonderful places, where I have made some great friends, and have had amazing coincidences. The wind ...

Day 7, Bijagua de Upala, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 7

A travel blog entry by jomole

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... all things), and had a nice salad before braving another dirt road through yet more stunning scenery to reach Casita Tenorio, a farm in Bijagua, run by Pippa, a very nice Australian and her husband Donald, who have a little girl of 18 months. We are in ...

October 2009 Road Trip:  Part 1, Bijagua Costa Rica, Costa Rica travel blog

October 2009 Road Trip: Part 1

A travel blog entry by senoritacasitas

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For years I have heard friends and tourists rave about this great lodge near the Rio Celeste, so I decided to finally check it out and plan to take my first road trip with my 4 year old son.  I selected three destinations for our 6 day adventure ...

Day 8, Bijagua de Upala, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 8

A travel blog entry by jomole

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... told there is a snake in the branch above your head! He told us that 15 years ago the government had given poor people in Bijagua a piece of land for themselves, which they must farm and keep productive, and then at the end of the 15 years they could ...

Rio Celeste, Bijagua de Upala, Costa Rica travel blog

Rio Celeste

A travel blog entry by pema80

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Die letzten drei Nächte haben wir in der Celeste Mountain Lodge die am Rande des Parque Nacional Volcán Tenorio liegt, verbracht, welche von zwei Franzosen geführt wird. Vorrangiges Ziel beim Bau der Lodge war es nach ökologischen Gesichtspunkten zu ...

Parque Nacional Volcán Tenorio, Parque Nacional Volcán Tenorio, Costa Rica travel blog

Parque Nacional Volcán Tenorio

A travel blog entry by graybeard

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... on the chance for sunshine, paid the entry fee ($10 US – I still can’t get over the fact that the Costa Rican National Park System charges their entry fees in US dollars) and went for a hike that followed the Rio Celeste on the southeast ...

Day 9, Colonia Libertad de Aguas Claras, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 9

A travel blog entry by jomole

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... see them. Everything we asked him he was able to answer. We then drove through the mountains to our next stop at Colonia Libertad de Agua Claras, another farm 14kms down a gravel road where we met Pablo, the owner. Again, we have a lovely cabin and had ...

Day 11, Colonia Libertad de Aguas Claras, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 11

A travel blog entry by jomole

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... also cacao trees which he hopes to expand and provide chocolate to specialist shops. His wife, Ana, arrived, having been in Liberia (Costa Rica) for a few days and we had lunch with them, starting with a ceviche – palm hearts marinaded with lemon ...

2/14- La Anita part 2, Colonia Libertad , Costa Rica travel blog

2/14- La Anita part 2

A travel blog entry by j9n

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... sad to get on the bus and leave this wonderful place. I was not looking forward to going back to hot, humid, noisy, busy Upala. I reminded myself I would be back in the country Monday for a visit to Siempre Verde. As I waited at the midway bus station a ...

El Rio Celeste!, Volcan Tenorio, Costa Rica travel blog

El Rio Celeste!

A travel blog entry by gabrielle8

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North of Lake Arenal going up towards Nicaragua, you will find this beautiful, remote farming community which draws a trickle of tourists due to its famous bright blue waterfall, which involves driving 45 minutes into the jungle and then hiking about 2 ...

2/13/14 La Anita Part 1, Colonia Libertad , Costa Rica travel blog

2/13/14 La Anita Part 1

A travel blog entry by j9n

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... some work, it was only 9pm. I decided instead to just give in to my exhaustion; I would wake up early and catch the sunrise. I consented to do my work when I was back in Upala. I climbed under the fluffy comforter and was fast asleep in no ...

Holy Crap!, Paraíso, Costa Rica travel blog

Holy Crap!

A travel blog entry by hollynjym

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... so much this time.  I heard that this year the pattern of rain is supposed to be greater than other years for Costa Rica.  Along with the rain is also an almost unbearable humidity.  Its like Florida with more mosquitoes…I know how ...

Hiking to Rio Celeste (or mud, mud, glorious mud!), Bijagua de Upala, Costa Rica travel blog

Hiking to Rio Celeste (or mud, mud, glorious mud!)

A travel blog entry by hamiltonfamily

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It is a rainforest after all... Day 2 in the Costa Rica rainforest - sitting on a covered balcony listening to the sounds of the jungle and the drizzle of rain. The verdant riot of botany laid out before us and the elusive Arenal volcano - disappointingly ...

Day 13, Costa Rica: Volcan Tenorio, Bijagua de Upala, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 13, Costa Rica: Volcan Tenorio

A travel blog entry by soumimaria

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... ;is the only country without an army or military of any kind - Of its immense diversity: Due to its geographical location, Costa Rica bridges the northern and southern most points of the two American contents. This makes Costa Rica the meeting point of a ...

Centro de Rescate Las Pumas -  Finca, Bijagua de Upala, Costa Rica travel blog

Centro de Rescate Las Pumas - Finca

A travel blog entry by pema80

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Hier in Costa Rica leben Pumas, Jaguare, Ozelots und andere Wildkatzen. Da man diese Tiere fast nicht zu Gesicht bekommt, haben wir das Las Pumas Rescue Center besucht. Das Zentrum wurde vor 40 Jahren von Lilly Bodmer de Hagnauer, aus der Schweiz ...

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