Travel Blogs from Nicoya, Costa Rica

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Mountain Preaching!, Nicoya, Costa Rica travel blog

Mountain Preaching!

A travel blog entry by kdietl

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... ;  Just the most beautiful display of Jehovahs creation, from the top of the mountain we could see far out into the gulf of Nicoya, and the many islands that are there.  Absolutely incredible. Later, we knocked (so to speak) at the door of a ...

I hate ATM's down here, Nicoya, Costa Rica travel blog

I hate ATM's down here

A travel blog entry by therican

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... livelihood from wool, rice, and livestock. Nicoya is also the provincial capital of the region and possibly the oldest town in Costa Rica. I eat my usual breakfast at the hotel. While I am sitting there, two super sexy young ladies walk in and ...

Between mountain and playa, pura vida, Nicoya/ Limon, Costa Rica travel blog

Between mountain and playa, pura vida

A travel blog entry by india

... but I also enjoy the weekend. Each weekend I join the other volunteers to travel the country. 2 weeks ago we went to Nicoya, a peninsula with beautiful beaches. We were supposed to stay in a hotel, but it worked out that with meet some people there, made ...

We left the paradise of Tamarindo  for Nicoya?, Nicoya, Costa Rica travel blog

We left the paradise of Tamarindo for Nicoya?

A travel blog entry by azmarine

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... #3 on the top 5 worst rooms ever.  {For the record: 1) Venice, Italy  2) Merida, Mexico (Yucatan)  3)Nicoya, Costa Rica  4) Genoa, Italy  5)tie between Palermo, Italy (Sicily) and Cancun, Mexico (Yucatan)}.  The bathroom (at ...

Nicoya, Hojancha, Rural, Chira Island and Papagayo, Nicoya, Costa Rica travel blog

Nicoya, Hojancha, Rural, Chira Island and Papagayo

A travel blog entry by kdietl

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... First a little background information on the island.  It is a fairly large island located in the middle of the Gulf of Nicoya.  Fishing is the main source of income for the 1,700 inhabitants.  There were no publishers living on the island, ...

Barra Honda- Cave Dwelling, Barra Honda, Costa Rica travel blog

Barra Honda- Cave Dwelling

A travel blog entry by cmedancing

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Driving into Barra Honda, one of costa Rica’s many National Parks, we  could already hear the Howler Monkeys... it was promising to be a good  visit. As of yet, we haven’t seen many monkeys, and definitely not  close up, so we ...

Back at home in Nicoya, Nicoya, Costa Rica travel blog

Back at home in Nicoya

A travel blog entry by kdietl

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... night I went to a sisters house, she had a couple local sisters over and all of the sisters that are serving in Nicoya from the states (there are 6 now!).  So we had a great time, trying to play marimba, one sister was teaching ...

Ahoy there, Nicoya, Costa Rica travel blog

Ahoy there

A travel blog entry by 50odd

3rd January 2010 Hotel Venecia, Nicoya, Costa Rica 6000 Very warm indeed Yesterday we saw a dead Armadillo and several large, blue birds, a bit Jay-like, huge green Iguanas and a very large snake. Last night the sea came to within a metre of our tent on ...

Jour 27 - Parque nacional Barra Honda, Nicoya, Costa Rica travel blog

Jour 27 - Parque nacional Barra Honda

A travel blog entry by gringos

Aujourd'hui, nous sommes alles visiter le Parc national Barra Honda qui abrite un grand nombre de grottes, dont une est ouverte au public. C'est la grotte Terciopelo (qui est le nom du serpent Fer-de-lance, en espagnol). Notre guide etait un vieux ...

How did we end up here?, Nicoya, Costa Rica travel blog

How did we end up here?

A travel blog entry by sammygrim

Ooops. Took the wrong ferry. A beautiful ride from Punta Arenas to Playa Naranjo on the Nicoya Peninsula, but very litttle traffic from there to Montezuma, where we wanted to go. Hitching proved impossible so we went in the other direction, and ended ...

divine travel, Nicoya, Costa Rica travel blog

divine travel

A travel blog entry by rpalkovsky

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... at 7:30am to embark on a voyage down to Costa Rica in order to visit Ms. Caitlin. And what a trip I had. I assumed that Costa Rica would be similar to Nicaragua in regards to being able to wing my accomadation whenever I arrived. So I sat on my nine hour ...

Ostional turtle conservation, Nicoya, Costa Rica travel blog

Ostional turtle conservation

A travel blog entry by smithadventures

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... wasn't handed in on time! Ok i was a little (a lot late) late, but didn't want to rush it. :) Well my time in Costa Rica was exciting, fascinating, happy, sad and finally uplifting. But before i get into all that here is some info about the region, the ...

Hojancha Experience & Daycare Nutritional Center, Hojancha, Costa Rica travel blog

Hojancha Experience & Daycare Nutritional Center

A travel blog entry by tropicalcr

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Last week me and Jakub had a chance to visit Hojancha and had a great opportunity to visit Daycare and Nutritional Center. Hojancha is a small town located in the Province of Guanacaste. The origin of the name Hojancha comes from ...

Why didnt they just tell us to walk?!, Nicoya, Costa Rica travel blog

Why didnt they just tell us to walk?!

A travel blog entry by journeyjoy

Caught the bus back to Rivas at 7am and then caught the bus to the border of Costa Rica at Penas Blancas. We got stamped and gave our immigrations forms and then went to the ATM since we realized we didnt bring enough money. Mike and I only had $1 on us. ...

westsyyyde, Tamalindo, Costa Rica travel blog

westsyyyde

A travel blog entry by porgirl

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Tamalindo, aka Tamagringo... nuf said... wicked time ...

Samara, Samara, Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica travel blog

Samara

A travel blog entry by rabble

Sea kayaking, swimming, running on waters edge of a beach and coconut palm ...

First few weeks of voluntary work., Nicoya, Costa Rica travel blog

First few weeks of voluntary work.

A travel blog entry by marinaa

My journey to Costa Rica mostly consists of doing voluntary work. Three months long, every monday to friday I will be working in Parque Nacional Barra Honda. I'll work with other volunteers, some leave, some arrive, every week I'm with different people. ...

Costa Rica Day 4, Nicoya, Costa Rica travel blog

Costa Rica Day 4

A travel blog entry by cieldolphin

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La Isla Tortuga in the Gulf of Nicoya is a good day trip getaway. We joined Calypso Cruises for some fun under the sun, which turned out to be too much sun. We arrived in the island around 11:30a from Punta Arenas, which was a little over an hour sail. ...

Coffee and Steak, Villas Sol, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica travel blog

Coffee and Steak

A travel blog entry by liana

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... a little nervous now about going on my own, but I'm sure once I get there it will be fine. It's dry season here in Costa Rica so there are a lot of brush fires that appear and swarm the hills. Luckily the area around our villas are well-watered so ...

Nicoya, Nicoya, Costa Rica travel blog

Nicoya

A travel blog entry by paula2003

... . I discovered that the supermarkets are cheaper as well which made me decide to, from now on,  do major grocery shopping in Nicoya. I haven't been there at night yet so I don't know about the night life but I will tell you about when I checked it ...

Laid Back Sunday, Potrero, Costa Rica travel blog

Laid Back Sunday

A travel blog entry by sseptember

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 The only Mass in Potrero is n Saturdays at 4:00 (?) and we were still on the bus.  So we'll just settle in and sort out the crafts. The Villaggio has a swimming pool!  and what a pool!  It's olympic size - well, it could accommodate ...

From one coast to another, Brasilito via La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

From one coast to another

A travel blog entry by croixfamily

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... National Park outside of Quepos. Now, I'm not saying not to go to these places, they're breathtakingly beautiful, but so is the rest of Costa Rica. And, if you are really on a mission to see animals, you don't need to go to a national park. All of the ...

Baby Turtles, PLaya Ocotal and Playa Samara, Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica travel blog

Baby Turtles

A travel blog entry by tiana

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... see such a large beautiful creature like that. I am sitting here currently in Playa Samara (south of the Nicoya Peninsula) in Costa Rica. I travelled north first to Playa Ocotal (2 hours from Tamarindo where it was getting a little disease infected, ...

Costa Rican Sunshine, Playa del Coco, Costa Rica travel blog

Costa Rican Sunshine

A travel blog entry by liana

Hola I'm sitting at "Coconutz" a bar with free wireless internet and not-so-free-but-still-cheap cocktails. I arrived yesterday at Liberia Airport after about 10 hours of travelling which was a little skewed from the beginning. First, I accidentally ...

Surf, Surf, Surf, Nicoya, Costa Rica travel blog

Surf, Surf, Surf

A travel blog entry by patfromcanada

Quick note. I heart CR. Hitchhiked for the last few days through Costa Rica and the best was definately the 8 hour journey in the cantelope truck between Liberia and Monteverde. Man, truckers have the life! Chat ...

Caving in Barra Hond NP, Barra Honda, Costa Rica travel blog

Caving in Barra Hond NP

A travel blog entry by yyztrvlr

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We decided to leave Samara a day earlier. It just seemed safer to arrive in San Jose the night before our flight instead of driving directly to the airport. On our way back to San Jose we stopped at Barra Honda National Park. It was an interesting drive ...

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