Travel Blogs from Heredia, Costa Rica

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Happiest Place on Earth and You Are Staying ......, Heredia, Costa Rica travel blog

Happiest Place on Earth and You Are Staying ......

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... able to live with Clem’s family last year in France to experience an insider’s view of French village life, and now see Costa Rica from a true Tico viewpoint. German and Rosa picked us up at the bus station in San Jose and made it clear from ...

What?  No Air conditioning?, Heredia, Costa Rica travel blog

What? No Air conditioning?

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... finally got our exit stamp after another 45 minutes or so.  Then haul the bags back onto the bus, drive about 100 metres into Costa Rica, claim  our bags off the bus and get back into a line.  All good until we found out Costa Rica is ...

Maromero - Orphanage visit, Heredia, Costa Rica travel blog

Maromero - Orphanage visit

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... where he can make a difference and on this day we were lucky enough to tag along to a little 'girls only' orphanage in Heredia.  German and his kids followed a  service at the catholic orphanage and the girls were mesmerized by him and his gift ...

One mis-step and you are a part of the forest!, Heredia, Costa Rica travel blog

One mis-step and you are a part of the forest!

A travel blog entry by semi-backpacker

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... /coffee liquor stop, we drove between the cordillera mountains, left the province of Alajuela and entered the province of Heredia. The La Paz Waterfall and Gardens awaited us and what an unbelievable experience that was. The first element of folklore ...

Birdwatchers' Delight, San Antonio de Belen, Costa Rica travel blog

Birdwatchers' Delight

A travel blog entry by thymeoff

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... of Mexico. Again with some reluctance, we finally left the Monteverde area to head for the Nicoya Peninsula, home to some of Costa Rica's best beaches. The drive down to the coast through hot, dry, deforested hillsides was quite a contrast to the lush ...

Putting Down Roots in Costa Rica, Sarapiqui, Costa Rica travel blog

Putting Down Roots in Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by greg-adrienne

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... we still hope it`s the case) like Meghan and Davis who allowed us to set up camp (in a cabin) for a month. - Costa Rica Independence Day celebrations (September 15): The culmination of months of practice, it consists of all the primary and secondary ...

end of the line.., San juan del norte, Costa Rica travel blog

end of the line..

A travel blog entry by kris

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... after sundown.. Now at our final destination we were looking to part ways, i looked for a boat heading south to Costa Ricas main Caribbean port, Peurto Limón, whilst the others wanted to head north towards Bluefields. Unfortunately there was nothing ...

5 day adventure, 1+2, Boca de San Carlos, Costa Rica travel blog

5 day adventure, 1+2

A travel blog entry by kris

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... Gumps principal makes when getting it on with his mum.. I slept most of the way there but managed to see that Costa Rica who is supposedly well renowned for being environmental aware had chopped all the pristine jungle similar to that which Nicaragua ...

manatee spotting., Pueblo tambor, Costa Rica travel blog

manatee spotting.

A travel blog entry by kris

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Day 3 Pueblo Tambor Our third day was a lot easier and enjoyable with an upclose connection with the unspoiled landscape around us (Nicaraguan side only) .. So we woke in time to hear the racket from the howler monkeys, paddled through Crocodile alley ...

Tica life, San Joaquin de Flores, Costa Rica travel blog

Tica life

A travel blog entry by georgiemoule

... left, tutting at my squeamishness. I know who to call in a crisis from now on! Wednesday was mothers day, which in Costa Rica means a national holiday. We made cards for our mamas, and bought a chocolate cake from a bakery called Musmanni (I'm going to ...

Heredia and the first few days in Costa Rica, Heredia, Costa Rica travel blog

Heredia and the first few days in Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by irvin.cane2

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... to recover from jet lag and to acclimatize to our new surroundings before travelling on to Monteverde and the cloud forests of Central Costa Rica. Although the hostel was secure and comfortable it was right on the outer edge of town and to get to the ...

Rice and beans, rice and beans, rice and beans., San Joaquin de Flores, Costa Rica travel blog

Rice and beans, rice and beans, rice and beans.

A travel blog entry by georgiemoule

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... they don't understand our Spanish to get out of doing stuff. We're slowly getting the hang of child care though. The food in Costa Rica is definitely interesting. Never have I ever eaten so many carbs as part of one meal as I did for lunch today: rice, ...

The return of the hairless Costa Rican, San Joaquin de Flores, Costa Rica travel blog

The return of the hairless Costa Rican

A travel blog entry by georgiemoule

... embarrassingly, I screamed and threw the whole pile of books away from me, straight into Ericas lap.. Luckily though, Gerrard the hairless Costa Rican came to the rescue with a broom. I tried to explain myself, saying we don't hve things like that in ...

Volcan Poas, Poas, Costa Rica travel blog

Volcan Poas

A travel blog entry by jpineda84

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... . In reality the lagoon is slightly acidic and is home only to small bacteria. Poas is definitely a must-see for anyone visiting Costa Rica! We are both extremely excited for our journey up the West Coast, and into Nicaragua- our next entry is sure to ...

Working on IAC, Sarapiquí, Costa Rica travel blog

Working on IAC

A travel blog entry by jfeezy

... I'm a Celebrity Get me Out of Here was a great experience overall and more importantly a fantastic excuse to spend 5 weeks in Costa Rica.  It served as the jumping off point to what would be an unforgettable trip around all of Central America.  ...

Day 2: Accidental craft cooperative., San Joaquin de Flores, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 2: Accidental craft cooperative.

A travel blog entry by georgiemoule

... the size of my head. I got picked up at 9.30 by a woman who showed me how to get on a bus, and showed me around Heredia. That is where I discovered the head sized cinnamon bun. It was huge. It was maybe as big as a regular sized birthday cake. It was ...

Bienvenido a Costa Rica! :D, Barrio Jesús, Costa Rica travel blog

Bienvenido a Costa Rica! :D

A travel blog entry by ~cancostachica~

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... ihr erfahren, was ich hier schon schönes unternommen habe.... ;)! Ok passt auf euch auf und friert nicht zu sehr! Besitos aus Costa Rica ! :D Eure CanCostaRica Chica Larita :) ( Larita ist mein neuer Spitzname, da die sich meinen Namen hier nicht so gut ...

Wildlife und Pferde, Sarapiqui, Costa Rica travel blog

Wildlife und Pferde

A travel blog entry by weltwanderin

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... eine Nachtwanderung durch den Dschungel angeboten. Das konnte ich mir natürlich nicht entgehen lassen. Freudestrahlend kam ich mit Fotos u.a. von Costa Ricas Nationalfosch, dem Red Eye Frog und einer Eyelash Viper zurück.  Für alle, die nach der ...

to visit David, Heredia, Costa Rica travel blog

to visit David

A travel blog entry by ctkoeppel

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Days 21-23: If you do drugs, don´t get caught!, Heredia, Costa Rica travel blog

Days 21-23: If you do drugs, don´t get caught!

A travel blog entry by amandanlauren

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... afternoon, we had an orientation at our instutute which was interesting to say the least. They taught us about the local buses, Costa Rican practices, and they offered a few other suggestions. For example, drugs are illegal so hide when you use them. ...

Day 4: an old woman makes me cry., San Joaquin de Flores, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 4: an old woman makes me cry.

A travel blog entry by georgiemoule

... UK. This evening, we went to see some fireworks to celebrate a church being old. Safe to say health and safety hasn't reached Costa Rica yet. Terrifying, and i'm fairly sure louder than at home. In other news, I got an email today saying I've got 2 ...

Los Rapidos, Sarapiqui, Costa Rica travel blog

Los Rapidos

A travel blog entry by espriseme

The last time I went white-water rafting was in Sun River, Oregon. I was nine years old, so I wasn't exactly an active participant. We bought an overpriced photo of ourselves getting tossed around in Class IV rapids, in which I am sitting on the back of ...

The day the Clown came to work.., San Joaquin de Flores, Costa Rica travel blog

The day the Clown came to work..

A travel blog entry by georgiemoule

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... bizarre hand actions,, because he didn't realise we speak Spanish. Eventually, after a painful 3 hours he left, along with Rafa the hairless Costa Rican. Turns out the clown was there because it was Rafas last day at the centre. I think we'll both feel a ...

Oops, we seem to be in Nicaragua, Somewhere on the border, Nicaragua travel blog

Oops, we seem to be in Nicaragua

A travel blog entry by littlesthobo

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... the river as theirs and making us fly the Nicaraguan flag on our boat for about 20 minutes of our trip. Then we were back in Costa Rica, although there was no border crossing back in, so really I have no clue where I am. On the promise of lush jungly ...

Day 20: Happy birthday to you..., Heredia, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 20: Happy birthday to you...

A travel blog entry by amandanlauren

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... gate, we realized that our tickets said business class - which basically meant first class - and we enjoyed a surprisingly comfortable flight to Costa Rica. A man from the institute where we are going to study picked us up and drove us to our new home. ...

Costa Rica baby!!, Heredia, Costa Rica travel blog

Costa Rica baby!!

A travel blog entry by c4corey

... ticket! Heredia isn't too impressive as a town, it has everything you could imagine as a suburb of the capital city in Costa Rica... lots of Catholic churches, lots of taxis and lots of people who would love to seperate you from your money! Luckily, my ...

Day 1: in which I leave the country., San Joaquin de Flores, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 1: in which I leave the country.

A travel blog entry by georgiemoule

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... , McDonald's packaging is covered in messages of support for the USA olympic team. I thought that was just for us :( I'm staying with a costa rican family for my first month here. They all seem very nice- its a mother and her 4 grown up children and 4 ...

Los Murcielagos de Reserva Biologica de Tirumbina, Sarapiqui, Costa Rica travel blog

Los Murcielagos de Reserva Biologica de Tirumbina

A travel blog entry by espriseme

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Today was mostly a travel day, but we did get a chance to feed some bats.   According to our itinerary, this evening we were to visit the Tirumbina Biological Reserve for a two-hour "night walk," during which we would learn about such nocturnal ...

The Tirimbina Chocolate Walk, Sarapiqui, Costa Rica travel blog

The Tirimbina Chocolate Walk

A travel blog entry by andreatravels

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... foam to the hot chocolate drink.   After sampling the chocolate we set off on our rainforest walk, crossing several of Costa Rica's famous hanging footbridges.  These are a little disorienting at first but a lot of fun once you get used to ...

San Joaquin, Heredia, Costa Rica, Heredia, Costa Rica travel blog

San Joaquin, Heredia, Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by tamzyn

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The first stop in Costa Rica - 30th October - 4th ...

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