Travel Blogs from Mal Pais, Costa Rica

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Pacific: Ghetto buses, sunrises, Dustin, an Se Van, Jaco/Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

Pacific: Ghetto buses, sunrises, Dustin, an Se Van

A travel blog entry by missouri

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... ....kind of cruise shipish...after about 2 hours here, we make it to the other side where we are offered a cab directly to Mal Pais...for only $10 a piece...that sounds a lot better than waiting on a bus($2.50)...sometimes you have to splurge......First ...

Christmas in the Bad Lands....Smells Like Fish, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

Christmas in the Bad Lands....Smells Like Fish

A travel blog entry by nikolassarah

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... his daughter Heather, his cousin Iain, and us loaded into the boat and set out early afternoon.  We felt a hundred miles away from Mal Pais being out on the ocean with our two man crew, brothers who have fished together for 13 years.  We started ...

Can I Have Sum More Sir?, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

Can I Have Sum More Sir?

A travel blog entry by excitethesoul

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We had 2 days left in our vacation and we were still hungry for more Costa Rica.  In another last second decision, Rowena and I decided to hit one more beach town, Mal PaisMal Pais lies just west of Montezuma and merges with another beach ...

Costa Rican surfing safari!, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

Costa Rican surfing safari!

A travel blog entry by c4corey

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... restaurant with the best view ever and arrived in Camoronal (probably one of the best yet most deserted surfing beaches in all of Costa Rica). Unfortunately it doesn´t matter how good a beach is if there is no swell, but we made the best of it ...

a lax day to myself, Santa theresa, mal pais, Costa Rica travel blog

a lax day to myself

A travel blog entry by maiamuffin

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... i wanted to go back to santa theresa, but i couldnt have just stayed there because my big backpack had been in san jose at louey´s house. so i went back to the hostel where we had met chris....backpackers costa rica, and booked a shuttle for the next ...

back to paradise, Santa theresa, mal pais, Costa Rica travel blog

back to paradise

A travel blog entry by maiamuffin

... are renting a place here for about a month.  anyways, my first night here there was a huge party just down the road in mal pais. it was a lot of fun. basically everyone from my hostel went plus tons of other people. it was all outside, at this ...

Mal Pais, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

Mal Pais

A travel blog entry by rlphillips

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... We boarded the ferry and began the hour trip across to the peninsula.  After another hour on the dusty roads we arrived in Mal Pais, and went to our hostel. Place is pretty good, we have a double bed and private bathroom.  We immediatly went ...

When everything goes wrong, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

When everything goes wrong

A travel blog entry by reece_k

The plans of traveling from San juan to Costa Rica with my sister went out the window due to a nice dose of the swine flu, after a couple of nights with a 40 degree fever and about a week of lying in a hammock doing nothing I was good to go again and ...

pescadore de algua dulce, mal pais, Costa Rica travel blog

pescadore de algua dulce

A travel blog entry by bassmanms

... literally sweetwater fishermen.      But to begin we finally made it out of Montezuma, all the way to mal pais, about 30 min down the coast.  Surfers town with way more surfer brahs and english speaking blokes!  good ...

Costa Rica - Pura Vida, Mal País, Costa Rica travel blog

Costa Rica - Pura Vida

A travel blog entry by aoifenim

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Considering our original plans for Central America were to hit Belize, Guatemala & Costa Rica, finding ourselves in both Honduras & Nicaragua was not factored in to any schedule we have. I guess that´s why very quickly we figured out that a schedule is a ...

Surfing! And we brought the summer with us :), Santa Tresa, Costa Rica travel blog

Surfing! And we brought the summer with us :)

A travel blog entry by heidsontour

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... the journey there and had detoxed a small bit.  Now that I´ve left the country, a little note about the roads in Costa Rica (and they´re probably worse here in Nicaragua).  Woah!  Forget the Siem Reap-Bangkok road, this place is worse ...

Mal Pais, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

Mal Pais

A travel blog entry by eazyd247

... season they're barely passable without a 4x4 but once the rains come (within a month) all but the main ones are washed out. Mal Pais is a very small village stretched out along the main road, it consists of a few sodas (cheap eating places) and bars ...

Dreamy Island Paradise with kids and pigs!!, Cabo Blanco - Tortuga Island, Costa Rica travel blog

Dreamy Island Paradise with kids and pigs!!

A travel blog entry by ptpattys_places

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... jalapeño.  But I ate the damn thing, smiled (probably grimaced), said "muchas gracias, Señor" and kept playing. Later I asked a Costa Rican employee on our boat if I should expect a dreadful illness and he said altho he thought I was crazy I would ...

Last day in Mal Pais, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

Last day in Mal Pais

A travel blog entry by rlphillips

... ; But writing this blog now i barely have the strength in my arms to keep them on the table. Things we wont miss about Mal Pais, are. 1. Eating dust on the main road everytime a 4x4 goes past. 2. Peopls hi fiving and talking about surfing all day ...

first time surfing EVER!!, Santa theresa, mal pais, Costa Rica travel blog

first time surfing EVER!!

A travel blog entry by maiamuffin

so i woke up with not much on my plate for the day, as per ush!  i had breakfast and then met up with jeff who i had met the night before. he said that he had a board that i could use if i wanted to try surfing....so....we went out!!  it was so ...

Montezuma to Santa Teresa, Puntarenas, Costa Rica travel blog

Montezuma to Santa Teresa

A travel blog entry by danfrerich

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Took a 45min cab ride with the Lake Tahoe crew from Montezuma to the surf town of Santa Teresa. There is basically 3 small towns lined up along 5k on an amazing beach centered around surfing. There is supposed to be some great food, surf, and good ...

Mal Pais, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

Mal Pais

A travel blog entry by caldrich

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... 's, so I guess I believe him. He says that he met her while giving a surf lesson, and they were married 12 days later. Mal Pais is totally different than the other beach town we were in. Although there are quite a few touists, this place still has an ...

i want a quad!!, Santa theresa, mal pais, Costa Rica travel blog

i want a quad!!

A travel blog entry by maiamuffin

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so it has been a little while since i have written, its amazing how doing nothing can keep you so busy!!  the water now has red tide, which its a red bacteria where you can get sick from eating the shellfish, or fish and you can get like an ...

Casa Chameleon, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

Casa Chameleon

A travel blog entry by skippyspade

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We can't believe how incredible the Mal Pais area is and the hotel Casa Chameleon is one of the most private, romantic hotels in the WORLD.  since photos speak better than words, I created this to put some of our photos up.  This is my first ...

moi tranquilo!, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

moi tranquilo!

A travel blog entry by dan_gee

... and stayed in the same hostel as last time, Pangea. Was talking to this guy called Alex on the boat was ok slightly weird from costa rica. By the time we got to the hostel he'd already emailed us saying he hoped he was one of our best ...

leaving santa theresa, Santa theresa, mal pais, Costa Rica travel blog

leaving santa theresa

A travel blog entry by maiamuffin

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so, today teri, cara, tal and i started debating going to tamarindo. the red tide was still in santa theresa, and it sucks not being able to go in the water, especially when it is soo hot!!  they had been there before and said that the beaches ...

Santa Theresa...oder doch Mal Pais???, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

Santa Theresa...oder doch Mal Pais???

A travel blog entry by diene

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... San Jose, den Rückflug und all die Dinge die einen daheim in Deutschland wieder erwarten werden...Santa Teresa und Mal Pais sind zwei total relaxte Surferorte an einem etwa 6 Kilometer langen breiten Pazifikstrand...irgendwie weiss hier auch niemand ...

The Cottage on the Beach, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

The Cottage on the Beach

A travel blog entry by mnasf

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... breakfast at the Rancho by the pool.  It was a great breakfast.  The lady that was cooking was from Alaska (Costa Rica is a lot different that Alaska).  Breakfast was rice & beans, fruit (watermelon, pineapple and mango), omelets, and ...

catching up, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

catching up

A travel blog entry by zammer

... the party got hopping and never stopped. We left Saturday morning. By the way, speaking of this tourists vs locals thing; Costa Rica is very, very touristy, as I've mentioned, and while the locals are extremely hospitable and welcoming, the tourists and ...

Its raining in paradise...., Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

Its raining in paradise....

A travel blog entry by cat6698

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... later another one arrived and we made it to Cobano. Now for the final leg, we decided to get a taxi to Mal Pais, which was a boneshaker of a ride, to put in perspective the most common mode of transport here is quad bikes! Mal ...

Surfing Queen comes to town.., Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

Surfing Queen comes to town..

A travel blog entry by cat6698

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... in, plus I was getting some nice 'surf rashes' from rubbing on the board.  So we've ended up staying another nite in Mal Pais....moved to another hotel, next to the surf shop and best surf, bought some surf shorts and hired the board for 24 hrs to ...

Mal Pais Magik On The Nicoya Peninsula, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

Mal Pais Magik On The Nicoya Peninsula

A travel blog entry by inoursuitcase

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... Nicoya. We We were heading to Mal Pais then on to Montezuma which we had heard were the best two laid back, beautiful beaches in Costa Rica on the Pacific Ocean. We lined up for ferry tickets to Paquera which is the coastal feeder town. In the line up ...

surf's up!, Santa Teresa (Mal Pais), Costa Rica travel blog

surf's up!

A travel blog entry by sarah_brody

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... , but we also made friends with a nice Irish lad that has offered to drive us (since he's going the same day and leaves Costa Rica about 1/2 hr after our flight) so we're debating... Needless to say Brandi and Sarah are very excited to come home, but ...

Amazing Race Mal Pais, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

Amazing Race Mal Pais

A travel blog entry by travelrama

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... ;too Michelle) colorado boys (Majagual entry) to see what they were up to, because I knew they were somewhere in Costa Rica. I recieved an email back almost immediately saying they were also in Tamarindo, working as surf instructors and living just ...

Santa Teresa - wieder traumhafter Strand..., Playa Santa Teresa, Costa Rica travel blog

Santa Teresa - wieder traumhafter Strand...

A travel blog entry by bergfex75

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Von Montezuma nach Santa Teresa - auf der Landkarte nur 12 km, mit dem Taxi über eine staubig-holprige Landstrasse jedoch 45 min. Hier soll es die Nr. 9 der weltweit bekanntesten Traumstrände geben. Auch wenn wir solchen Hitlisten nicht DIE mega ...

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