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I alone., Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

I alone.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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I am sitting with my journal on a beautiful white sandy beach, on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica. I am finally on my own again, traveling solo. It kind of feels good. It's day 64 of my trip, and I have been constantly traveling with other backpackers ...

Riding on buses beside chickens, Playa Guiones, Costa Rica travel blog

Riding on buses beside chickens

A travel blog entry by davelauren

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Three buses from Tamarindo (with chickens sitting beside us) and we arrived at Playa Guiones. The town is a little like the rest of them, one main dirt road with a mini market and a few surf shops, filled with American tourists. We needn't had bothered ...

Last Stop on the Peninsula, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

Last Stop on the Peninsula

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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Getting here from our last location was not easy! If you take the local bus it makes 3 stops with 3 transfers and would take us about 3/4 of a day to arrive.  The final result was to just hit the taxi stop early in the morning and get a ride. We ...

Adios, amigos y amigas de Samara Beach, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Adios, amigos y amigas de Samara Beach

A travel blog entry by therican

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... waiting and crowded chicken buses. So, tonite. I rest after 12 nights of Livin' La Vida Loca, Pura Vida style. I love this trip to Costa Rica thus far.  It's not the most pleasant trip I've taken in my life, but I just love it.  I love ...

Playa Sámara, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Playa Sámara

A travel blog entry by jakobahman

... atit nagot daligt for sondagen spenderades med turistmage pa hotellrummet.  Ar battre idag, sa jag ska forsoka ta mig till Playa Tamarindo i norr ikvall eller imorgon. Har haft tre dagar konstant solsken, hoppas det haller i sig! Hores! /Jakob ...

Get Up! Stand Up!, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Get Up! Stand Up!

A travel blog entry by kim_puravida

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... of Santa Elena and to the sister hotel to use their sunbeds, pool and jacuzzi a couple of times! Next and final stop in Costa Rica, Playa Samara! It was boiling! I don’t think I have sweated that much before, one step and I was looking how I ...

Samara Beach,  Party begins, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Samara Beach, Party begins

A travel blog entry by therican

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... from all over the world. Mainly, the US, Canadians and Swiss, but also Germany, Holland, and of course many  Costa Ricans because I am a native spanish speaker. Tu sabes?  Its cool how alot of travelers bond and exchange salutations, ideas, ...

Playa Samara, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Playa Samara

A travel blog entry by mikemel

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Days 30-36: Surf´s Up Dude, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

Days 30-36: Surf´s Up Dude

A travel blog entry by amandanlauren

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... off the walls, and the beds were super sketchy......but it was cheap and close to the beach. This morning, we had an early beach walk before having breakfast with Robbie and heading back to our Costa Rican home......we´re super excited for pastry time. ...

Samara - I'm not even supposed to be here., Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

Samara - I'm not even supposed to be here.

A travel blog entry by blowstein

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... a blast cruising up and down the coast. http://www.facebook.com/home.php?ref=home#/video/video.php?v=88819528549 I'd go back to Samara in a second, but dont tell Tracy because I told her I was huddled in a corner, rocking and humming to myself the whole ...

Gyrocopter flights, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Gyrocopter flights

A travel blog entry by margreet98

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... We flew about 75 - 100 meters above the ground and had a wonderful view of egrets and crocodiles in the river.  We flew over Samara and then looped back north to the hotel. The next evening I flew again and I would have flown a lot more but it ...

Playa Samara, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Playa Samara

A travel blog entry by amz8op

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This past weekend, we went to Playa Samara. The bus ride there took about 4 hours so we didn't get there until almost midnight and it was kind of close quarters in the bus but I slept most of the way. When we got there we just kind of hung out for a while ...

Super Samara, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

Super Samara

A travel blog entry by soooz

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Our entire last few days has consisted of napping, eating and swimming. Not much to say really, except I dreamed Laura was possessed. That freaked me out. I found the playsuit (macacinho) today that I wanted. The store gave me a matching ring. The ...

Fine Costa Rica, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Fine Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by globetrotterch

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... ricordano esattamente i paesaggi Elvetici. Prati, campi, mucche,...date un occhiata alle foto che parlano da sole! Ora sono a Playa Samara una spiaggia ancora molto calma che sta puntando molto all'espansione soprattutto cercando di creare una zona che ...

Graduation day, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Graduation day

A travel blog entry by limehybrid

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Hello darling people. I hope everyone is doing wonderful. We're in Playa Samara on the pacific coast. It's beautiful here. It's a little over cast and rainy pretty much every day but it's still warm. We've been here since monday, we've been going to a ...

Looking for Mel Gibson, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

Looking for Mel Gibson

A travel blog entry by soooz

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Our entire existence here consists of the 20 metres from our room to the beach - which passes by the restaurant/bar. Its a tough life..... We are in love with the nachos,  really just dip (guac and salsa) and fried chips. Beer is good. Pina Colada ...

Sketchy Tamarindo....now in Gorgeous Playa Samara!, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Sketchy Tamarindo....now in Gorgeous Playa Samara!

A travel blog entry by cdrewitz

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... also missed being one of 40 foreigners detained for not carrying their passport on them at all times.  We´ve since arrived in Playa Samara.  Cliffs curve around the beach and and an island (to which we´re paddling to on Monday) is the only ...

Finding the beach again, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Finding the beach again

A travel blog entry by tartanbeat

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Well, after multiple bus changes again we arrived at the beach town of Playa Samara on the Nicoya Peninsula. Liberia was deathly quiet when we went for our bus at 8am - ok it was Sunday, but that had to be the quietest city we´ve been to. In Nicoya, we ...

Paradise Found - Pura Vida style, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Paradise Found - Pura Vida style

A travel blog entry by therican

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... been living here 21 years. he gives me alot of inside info and talks at length about the ' Good Ole days' of Costa Rica. Before the proverbial tourist invasion. I end up talking with some random locals about cultures and the different perspectives we ...

Playa Samara, Costa Rica, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Playa Samara, Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by globekiter

Playa Samara, Costa Rica Finally in Samara I split from my friends and headed back to Bahia Salinas where I spent another month kiteboarding, instructing, and making new friends from around the world. Having a nice place to live and not having to pack ...

More beach walks and talks, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

More beach walks and talks

A travel blog entry by damnfunkin

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... contrast between the 'gringofied' feel of Tamarindo (lots of tourists, lots of American and Europeans expats), and the more Costa Rican town of Samara. In the end, the difference wasn't all that marked (although perhaps the guide book hype didn't help) ...

Drowned by a dog... almost, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

Drowned by a dog... almost

A travel blog entry by muzz_travelling

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... quiet country road, looking over the soccer field and spotted a howler monkey in a tree in the distance. We really were in Costa Rica. I had some leftover cream cheese, baguette and avocado, so we sat on my surfboard cover and set about making ourselves ...

Maybe a pro tour is next ?, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Maybe a pro tour is next ?

A travel blog entry by cdrewitz

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... my ears.  We've just come in from another afternoon of surfing (I love saying that!) The past four days have been spent in Playa Samara and we've loved every minute of it.  Sunday, I had my second surfing lesson, after a 5 year hiatus since ...

Playa Samara, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Playa Samara

A travel blog entry by willsez

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Story to come ...

Costa...Rica too! “PURA VIDA!”, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Costa...Rica too! “PURA VIDA!”

A travel blog entry by joaopisco

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  No país mais seguro da américa central (excepto se estivermos na costa do caribé), no país com maior diversidade de fauna e flora, no país que se esquece, frequentemente, de qual o nome da sua moeda local, podemos: Acordar na praia ...

Costa...Rica, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Costa...Rica

A travel blog entry by joaopisco

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... um “ai ai ai as horas” quando já estava em andamento e eu e a minha amiga Julie que também ia para Playa Samara entrámos no autocarro) “mas são ainda 16h28, o autocarro não só devia saír às 16h30?!”, perguntei indignado ...

Tropical dog poo, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

Tropical dog poo

A travel blog entry by sarandphil

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... ;a few attempted stern words to the bus people from Sarah we arrived in the bohemian beach village of Samara, With darkness approaching and it starting to rain we found ourselves the cheapest and closest ...

Christmas on the Beach, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Christmas on the Beach

A travel blog entry by rhinosride

Chistmas on the ...

Samara, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Samara

A travel blog entry by mariejeanwilson

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... to see a beautiful pacific sunset that this beach is supposed to be famous for. This is turning out to be a bit of a pattern in Costa Rica, as we also failed to see the famous, lava spewing volcano at Arenal! I hope our next stop, Manual Antonio, where ...

Time to head to Costa Rica, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Time to head to Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by gareth.alanna

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... bargain price of 855 Colones (equivalent to approximately US$1.50) and soon were on our way to Liberia. We wanted to make it to Playa Samara, a beach we had heard was low key and laid back, just our scene. We made a smooth connection in Liberia to Nicoya ...

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