Travel Blogs from Limon, Costa Rica

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My life as a social butterfly, La Estrella, Costa Rica travel blog

My life as a social butterfly

A travel blog entry by bootsmade4wlkin

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... would have dance with him the whole night. But what followed instead was one of hte most embarrassing ten minutes of my life in Costa Rica. I knew I was in trouble after the first quick turn. The eyes of the grannies gew wider and wider as the turns ...

Preparing for the Future, La Estrella, Costa Rica travel blog

Preparing for the Future

A travel blog entry by bootsmade4wlkin

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As a fun ending for my unit on jobs and places, I decided to have a career day for my students. When I told them that they would need to come to school dressed as what they wanted to be when they grew up, yes anything they wanted, they screamed with ...

Staying in Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica.., Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

Staying in Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica..

A travel blog entry by jotraveller

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... reggae town of Puerto Viejo... Together with Cahuita, some 15 km north, P.V. is probably the most underestimated destination in Costa Rica, but it has everything, like they say... the beautiful national parks of Cahuita and Manzanillo, not to mention the ...

Day 56., Monteverde and Santa Elena, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 56.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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I've been traveling for 56 days now. Almost two months. So I made it past six weeks on my own without running home to Mom. It was a tiny fear I had before setting off on this trip. That I would get bored or something and hence wanted to head home earlier ...

Andrew´s birthday, and Monkey Attack, Cahuita, Costa Rica travel blog

Andrew´s birthday, and Monkey Attack

A travel blog entry by andrewandjacque

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... which was super spicy and tasty--note to CHAD: we DID have spicy food before we got to Mexico. The Carribean side of Costa Rica has a huge Jamaican influence. We will probably leave tomorrow to head south to Manzanilla and to see Tom Shaver in ...

The Stresses of Caribbean life, Little Corn, Corn Islands, Nicaragua travel blog

The Stresses of Caribbean life

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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21st From Leon we got a taxi to the bus station and then a direct minibus to Managua (La UCA) and then another taxi to the airport for our holidays.  Its a nice big new airport and all the motorway is pretty good and very US looking ...

Our Adventures in the Mini-Amazon, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Our Adventures in the Mini-Amazon

A travel blog entry by semi-backpacker

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DON'T TIP THE BOAT My mom and I have a jam-packed week ahead of us, but our first stop was Costa Rica's mini-Amazon: Tortuguero. We decided to play tourists for a week and take a tour. Gerardo was our friendly guide for the two days we were ...

Soaking wet in Central America's Switzerland, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Soaking wet in Central America's Switzerland

A travel blog entry by globedecker

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... the "Banana Republics". The longstanding democratic tradition, high level of exports, and burgeoning tourism industry have given Costa Rica's population a level of affluence envied by its neighbors. In fact, Costa Rica's prosperity, liberal land ...

When it rains, it pours...everyday, La Estrella, Costa Rica travel blog

When it rains, it pours...everyday

A travel blog entry by bootsmade4wlkin

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The rainy season has struck with a vengeance, and I have added some interesting new words to my vocabulary. Aguacero: literally, 'mountains of water', but basically 'it's raining so hard that you can't hear yourself think or see two feet in front of ...

Children's Eternal Rain Forest and Butterflies, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Children's Eternal Rain Forest and Butterflies

A travel blog entry by janda

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... to a butterfly garden (accompanied by 3-4 stray dogs). We got a full tour of butterflies from all of the different ecosystems here in Costa Rica. (Lots of Blue Morphos!!) The guide was a graduate of a zoology program in the states. She also showed us a ...

Into the Hippy Heart of Darkness, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

Into the Hippy Heart of Darkness

A travel blog entry by andrewandjacque

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Or, La Corazon de Noche. On Valentine´s Day, we left Cahuita in a giant rainstorm (it had been sprinkling most evenings) and headed 24 km south to Manzanillo. Our goal was Punta Mona, but the rain kept us from hiking in. We spent the night in a ...

The last of the Carribbean, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

The last of the Carribbean

A travel blog entry by tom_hollie_2010

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... road and upped our paces! Once we reached the station we bought our tickets and met a Canadian who used to live in Costa Rica called Orlando. I found him very entertaining as he described the transport as organised chaos, and the locals as monkeys. He ...

Rasta Time, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

Rasta Time

A travel blog entry by everywhere

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... We walked the 6 kms back into town – Puerto Viejo, a town that many people had told us was their favourite place in Costa Rica………hmmmmm…………I kind of thought the town would be a bit bigger.  All in all ...

Cahuita, Cahuita, Costa Rica travel blog

Cahuita

A travel blog entry by esbjorn

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Monteverde - Cloud Forest Fun, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde - Cloud Forest Fun

A travel blog entry by andanddan

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... the next few days. Breakfast at the Rainforest Cafe was a pleasant experience, with fantastic home-made toast and typical Costa Rican coffee (highly recommended!). We were then driven to part of the Santa Elena Reserve and climbed an outdoor spiral ...

Walking in the clouds, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Walking in the clouds

A travel blog entry by thymeoff

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... had. Our drive continued through the lush and green countryside, but only with occasional areas of dense rain forest. Even though Costa Rica is famous for its enlightened approach to environmental conservation - over 25% of the country is now protected as ...

Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by esbjorn

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Green turtles, big and small....oh my !!!, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Green turtles, big and small....oh my !!!

A travel blog entry by myjob

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Mom and I flew to Tortugero to watch the Green Turtles lay eggs/hatch at the National Park. The entire process was amazing and is one that I will never forget. The process starts with a lottery (for us, not the turtles), all of which is controlled by the ...

Canopy Tour, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Canopy Tour

A travel blog entry by janda

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Hi again, So we went on a canopy tour of a cloud forest early this morning. Andrew and Brett went on the zip lines (and a tarzan rope) high above the tree tops while Darcy, Morgan and I walked the suspension bridges through the canopy. It was raining ...

Meet the Parents...Costa Style..., Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Meet the Parents...Costa Style...

A travel blog entry by missouri

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... at 70 km an hour. There were a total of 11 zip lines and our guides touted they had the longest, highest and fastest in all of Costa Rica(don't know if that's true, but made us feel better about the $160 we spent on it) After a few cups of hot coffee ...

COSTA RICA, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

COSTA RICA

A travel blog entry by marc-patty

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... Link to messages for Manuel So Manuel, this entry is dedicated to you... * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Get in line for touristy Costa Rica. As we arrive at the Costa Rican border, we gasp at the size of the queue for ...

Pandemonium in Panamania, Puerto Viejo, Bocas del Toro, Panama City, Costa Rica travel blog

Pandemonium in Panamania

A travel blog entry by bonkers

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... the biggest Bungee in the world next year in NZ. Spent a few days in Puerto Viejo, a great wee Jamaican town on the Costa Rican east coast. More quality vibes of da tipo de Carrib, tried a bit more surfing but yet again failed miserably, to the ...

Tortugero River and More, Tortugero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortugero River and More

A travel blog entry by myjob

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Our Canoe ride was postponed, due to the rain. Or shall I say...torrential down pour. We departed at 8am (not 6) and headed for the National Park. The waterways were full of animal, many of which were drying off in the sun.  We spotted a Sloth, many ...

Chilling to the Reggae vibe....., Cahuita, Costa Rica travel blog

Chilling to the Reggae vibe.....

A travel blog entry by alinmattrtw2005

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... took the short bus ride south, where we stood in queues for what seemed like hours at the Penas Blancas border crossing. Stamped into Costa Rica our bus passed the most beautiful scenery on it's way to San Jose (that song was in my head the entire ...

Sweet, Sweet Costa Rica, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

Sweet, Sweet Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by greg-adrienne

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... swinging on the tree canopy above us. And then another. And then maybe a dozen more by Ades´count. Lowlights - No complaints about Costa Rica, just missing out on important events at home, both the good (Jason and Diana´s wedding) and the bad (my ...

Puerto Viejo, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

Puerto Viejo

A travel blog entry by esbjorn

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Our first stop is Puerto Viejo, we ll be here for three days to relax, enjoy the beaches and ...

Finally some monkeys, Cahuita, Costa Rica travel blog

Finally some monkeys

A travel blog entry by losbrowns

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Cahuita was smaller and less fun than Puerto Viejo, but the National Park was a highlight. Since the park was so accessible and crowded we kept expectations low on seeing wildlife, but as soon as we saw the monkey droppings...we knew ...

Hola Cost-a-Lotta!!, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

Hola Cost-a-Lotta!!

A travel blog entry by losbrowns

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... , catching a boat through banana plantations of Changuinola and crossing the border bridge on foot, we´ve now entered Costa Rica. Our first observations are the plethora of banana plantations, the better quality buses and the influence of the ...

Last stop on Costa Rica's Carriben Coast, Puerto Viejo Talamanca, Costa Rica travel blog

Last stop on Costa Rica's Carriben Coast

A travel blog entry by alinmattrtw2005

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... , as you can see from the photographs the beach is sandy and clean and is lined with swaying palms, the beaches here on Costa Rica's Carribean remind us a lot like those beaches in Sri Lanka. We delighted in the sea breeze before jumping back on the ...

From our ankles up to our tops, we are in it!!!!, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

From our ankles up to our tops, we are in it!!!!

A travel blog entry by dinaboo

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I think its Friday, D said something about that earlier!  Woke lazily in our cabina aching for some breakfast.  Such as it is, our digs are better without loose food in the room.  So we decided to venture out in the morning sun for some ...

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