Travel Blogs from Dominical, Costa Rica

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Manuel Antonio and Surf lessons, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Manuel Antonio and Surf lessons

A travel blog entry by janda

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... ). We leave at 7:30am and won't arrive at our hostal until 5:30pm! That is the one thing they need to fix here in Costa Rica. A lot of the roads are terrible and the bus schedules are worse. There are two buses that leave Puntaranus for Monteverde one is ...

I made Juliette cry : - (, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

I made Juliette cry : - (

A travel blog entry by panf007

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... and took the boat back to the mainland. At Puntarenas, we transferred to a packed bus headed toward the south pacific coast of Costa Rica. It was a long ride for an understatement. The bus was crowded to the max, similar to any Beijing city buses at rush ...

Smallsville, Dominical, Costa Rica travel blog

Smallsville

A travel blog entry by a_broad_abroad

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Domincal (permanent population 300) is a small, still somewhat undeveloped town on the southern pacific coast. The road to get here was comically rough, muddy, bumpy and involved driving across a small river (without a bridge). In Quepos, Domincal was ...

Playa Dominical, Costa Rica, Playa Dominical, Costa Rica travel blog

Playa Dominical, Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by nycsfsdhopper

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... . The beaches in town are a little rough for swimming, a little south is better swimming beaches.  And also the beaches south of Playa Dominical, you can find deserted beaches, and almost be the only one on the beach. Really nice place to ...

Manuel Antonio...or, rather, the Iguana Files., Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Manuel Antonio...or, rather, the Iguana Files.

A travel blog entry by morganfay

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         Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica...gorgeous, but hot!  I was granted the opportunity to visit this lovely tourist attraction the weekend of February 17th.  My cousin decided to do a destination wedding, ...

On The Road In the West Coast, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

On The Road In the West Coast

A travel blog entry by jpineda84

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... with a great balcony and has a very laid back youthful atmosphere. The owners are four young Americans, probably about our age who call Costa Rica home for the summer. Today was by far the best day of all. We got up early and walked down to the beach ...

Keeping in touch, Platanillo, Costa Rica travel blog

Keeping in touch

A travel blog entry by travellerdalton

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“you don't have to hold your head higher than your heart” by Jack Johnson Hi again not leaving another gap I thought that I would write again because of your comments I love comments they are ...

Too Hot to Handle and Fish, Dominical, Costa Rica travel blog

Too Hot to Handle and Fish

A travel blog entry by gypsyzoe

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Early to bed, early to rise, adaptation by necessity.  If you want to see the wildlife and enjoy the tropical outdoors, you rise with the sun and tip your face to her early morning rays.  We arrived at Playa Hermosa at 0715, parking in ...

Waking up the Melanin, Dominical, Costa Rica travel blog

Waking up the Melanin

A travel blog entry by gypsyzoe

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... -up. In order to not collapse into hysteria, one should quickly learn the conversion rate from dollars to colones, the currency of Costa Rica.  By so learning this rate, the 20,000 colones price for eight gallons of gas is less terrifying.  ...

Back to the sunny Pacific Coast!, Dominical, Costa Rica travel blog

Back to the sunny Pacific Coast!

A travel blog entry by davelauren

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... leave pass when the other Hughes arrives lol). Dominical was definitely a lovely way to spend the last week of our time in Costa Rica, nice small town with not too many people lurking around. We were also able to finally find some really decent fruit ...

back to san jose, Dominical, uvita and san jose, Costa Rica travel blog

back to san jose

A travel blog entry by maiamuffin

... jumped on a bus, which took forever to arrive, ps....and finally were on the road.  we had to drive all the way back to dominical, and quepos, and then on the way to san jose, the bus broke down and we ended up trying to hitch hike but no one would ...

Super Bowl Sunday in Costa Rica, Dominical, Costa Rica travel blog

Super Bowl Sunday in Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by gypsyzoe

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It’s Super Bowl Sunday in Costa Rica!  The Carolina Panthers, from our home state, are taking on the Denver Broncos and we will be watching the game from somewhere in Dominical.  This is definitely the most remote location from which we ...

Sunsets and Starlight, Dominical, Costa Rica travel blog

Sunsets and Starlight

A travel blog entry by gypsyzoe

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... on the quiet surface of the pool, as well, so I felt surrounded by the universe.  Thank you, dusty, under - humanly - developed, Costa Rica, for that.  This morning, Chuck and I set out once again for the up and back trek down our road to ...

In the Jungle...., Dominical, Costa Rica travel blog

In the Jungle....

A travel blog entry by gypsyzoe

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 We arrived at our destination, Casa de los Suelos, in the jungle above the town of Dominical just before the last light of day had faded.  I ran from the car to capture the final colors of the sunset over the Pacific Ocean below.   It has ...

The New House -  Casa Beba, Platanillo, Costa Rica travel blog

The New House - Casa Beba

A travel blog entry by travellerdalton

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... San Isidro is located at latitude 9.36036547528434 Longitude-83.6663818359375 and San Jose is at latitude 9.936928733095229 longitude -84.07690431922674. Costa Rica, as I think every one knows, is much closer to the equator. In San Isidro a very nice ...

It won't be Happening at the Zoo, Dominical, Costa Rica travel blog

It won't be Happening at the Zoo

A travel blog entry by gypsyzoe

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... open air restaurant.  Of the fee, $25.00 goes to the care and maintenance of the animals.   All the zoos in Costa Rica will be closed by the end of this year and their laws against keeping wild animals as pets have severely tightened.  ...

Living Large in Costa Rica, Plantillo Dominical Costa Rica, Costa Rica travel blog

Living Large in Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by karigraven

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... in Costa Rica, I've changed Ciao to Hola for 4 months. My travel adventure has taken me to the beautiful Central American country of Costa Rica. I flew from Florence, Italy to San Jose, CR a week ago today, with a brief stop over in Newark, NJ. long ...

Post travel day in Costa Rica, Dominical, Costa Rica travel blog

Post travel day in Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by gypsyzoe

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... 6 liter bottles!  As for the soda, that is Chuck’s weakness, but his thrift may trump his taste for future Costa Rican cola.  We headed down a side road following tour vans filled with tourists heading for some unknown adventure.  It ...

Monkeys and toucans and sloths...oh my!, Dominical, Costa Rica travel blog

Monkeys and toucans and sloths...oh my!

A travel blog entry by adventuregirl

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... rolling hills. It is absolutely beautiful. A little about Baru. It is located on the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, just north of the surfer town Dominical. Back in the early 1970s it was a working cattle and rice farm, having been previously cleard ...

Drop me in the Water, Dominical, Costa Rica travel blog

Drop me in the Water

A travel blog entry by gypsyzoe

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Our exploration today was to Nauyaca,  where it is proclaimed throughout the country as Costa Rica’s most beautiful waterfalls.   We are fortunate to have them just a 20 minute drive from our casa and then 1.25 miles down a private road to ...

Dominical, Dominical, Costa Rica travel blog

Dominical

A travel blog entry by ccchrissie

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Pleasant little surf town, fairly unspoilt with huge sandy beach crossed by many rivers, the main one creating a lagoon & pebbly driftwood covered spit and resulting in lots of birdlife. Many waders plus tropical birds including toucans - one shat on ...

Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Manuel Antonio

A travel blog entry by amz8op

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Well, here I am at the beach. I am at Manuel Antonio, a national preserve. It is on the central Pacific coast and is beautiful, although a bit touristy and expensive. The guidebooks gaurantee a monkey sighting, and sure enough on our way back from ...

We live our lives forward ....., Dominical, Costa Rica travel blog

We live our lives forward .....

A travel blog entry by karigraven

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... WE DID. It was  my horse and me with my long locks flowing (just kidding)  galloping through the jungle in COSTA RICA. I was overcome with appreciation for MY LIVING LARGE LIFE.  We all got back together at the hacienda. Enjoyed a ...

Bats, Frogs, Monkeys and Dead Cameras, Dominical, Costa Rica travel blog

Bats, Frogs, Monkeys and Dead Cameras

A travel blog entry by gypsyzoe

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... entrance into the evening light.    We weren’t the only ones enjoying feeding time. It was another lovely day in Costa Rica.  Our new Nikon camera has not as yet responded to our attempts at resuscitation.  We’ll give it ...

seeing new places!!, Quepos, Manual Antonio and Playa Dominical, Costa Rica travel blog

seeing new places!!

A travel blog entry by maiamuffin

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... it was time to leave seeing how now we had seen the park, so we made our way back to Quepos to catch a bus to Playa Dominical.  it was a 4 hour bus right and it was hot and sweaty and basically i hate the bus!!  but eventually we did make it ...

Monkeys dancing in the trees at dawn, Dominical, Costa Rica travel blog

Monkeys dancing in the trees at dawn

A travel blog entry by karigraven

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Hola from beautiful Plantillo, Costa Rica  I am on top of the mountain, looking down at the valley and out to the Pacific Ocean. It is an incredible country. To be in the lush vegetation of the jungle, on top of a mountain and 7 miles away from the ...

Costa Rica Part 2, Dominical, Costa Rica travel blog

Costa Rica Part 2

A travel blog entry by byebyesnow

We're still having a blast here ... as we said, staying in between Dominical and Uvita on the Pacific Coast. Almost every day we stop in, even for a few minutes, at one of the dozens of beautiful beaches along this coast. The sand isn't white like Playa ...

Manuel Antonio, otra vez, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Manuel Antonio, otra vez

A travel blog entry by ebmargit

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... them right now!! Whoopee! Dad and I took the bus to Manuel Antonio yesterday after classes and arrived around 8. We found a room at Costa Verde, where Ben and I stayed when we were here. It's so beautiful here, and we got to hike in the national park. ...

Leaving Las Olas...., Dominical, Costa Rica travel blog

Leaving Las Olas....

A travel blog entry by cookcorn

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... stand as offices or workers accommodation in the palm oil plantations.  Like SE Asia, these are African Oil Palms and given Costa Rica’s efforts in local, organic produce, eco-tourism and sustainability it seems very odd to see it.  OK ...

Dominical, Dominical, Costa Rica travel blog

Dominical

A travel blog entry by vera_und_alex

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Dominical ist ein kleines verschlafenes Dorf voller Surfer :-) Natuerlich haben auch wir uns ein Brett ans Bein gebunden und unsere ersten Versuche gestartet... Alex ist natuerlich mal wieder ein Naturtalent (wie bei allen sportlichen Aktivitaeten) und ...

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