Travel Blogs from Playas del Coco, Costa Rica

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Letting Go, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica travel blog

Letting Go

A travel blog entry by moppet77

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Our first official day in Playas del Coco was all about meeting people.  And I use the word "people" a bit loosely.  At breakfast, we met George.  George is not particularly friendly, but he has lots of personality for an enormous ...

An den Straenden der Halbinsel Nicoya, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica travel blog

An den Straenden der Halbinsel Nicoya

A travel blog entry by flitterjahr

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Von Palo Verde fuehrt uns der direkteste Weg auf die Halbinsel Nicoya wieder ueber Liberia, und dann weiter nach Playas del Coco. Wie der Name vermuten laesst: Wir sind am Strand angekommen. Es soll aber nur unser erster Anlaufpunkt sein, denn die ...

Peace on Earth, Coco, Costa Rica travel blog

Peace on Earth

A travel blog entry by delsar

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... all that much considering the conditions. Our first trek was followed by an unusual event (at least unusual in our limited experience of Costa Rica)….it rained! And it continued to rain for most of the day. We took advantage of the weather to finish ...

An Iguana Lets Go...Or, Remember to Look Up, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica travel blog

An Iguana Lets Go...Or, Remember to Look Up

A travel blog entry by moppet77

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... the kid would be much easier to train!   I wish I could say that we spent the rest of our day exploring Costa Rica's rainforests or other natural wonders.  But, no.  We did nothing except lounge around and hang out.  Catharine ...

Moving on Down, Playa de Coco, Costa Rica travel blog

Moving on Down

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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The owner of our hotel had business in Coco, so he took us the 45 minute drive and dropped us off at our latest hotel.  Nice restaurant and pool with a beautiful garden.  Great sushi, which I had for dinner.   This trip is much more of a ...

Playa del Coco in Costa Rica, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica travel blog

Playa del Coco in Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by pavel.jares

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Zdravim z krasne Kostariky, kam jsme dorazili z Nikaraguy. Bude se mi po Nikarague styskat, ale tady je to take nadherne. Je to tu rozhodne turistictejsi a rozvinutejsi. V poledne jsme udelali s Magnusem sendvic a odpoledne se na plazi se k nam pripojila ...

The Longest Day of My Life Ends in Paradise, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica travel blog

The Longest Day of My Life Ends in Paradise

A travel blog entry by moppet77

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... .   Where I found my very tired and pretty grumpy self on a plane full of high school students on a spring break tour to Costa Rica.  For any of you who know me and my feelings towards teen-agers, you can imagine how I felt.  A dark ...

Paradise Revisited!!, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica travel blog

Paradise Revisited!!

A travel blog entry by jessandmalin

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... the pictures)...it was just me and the truckers,  hanging out...mano y mano...you know, good guy-stuff.  Anyhow, Costa Rica is obviously a very prosperous country in these parts...no chicken buses, lots of private cars, banks, mini-malls, ...

Special Guest Appearance:

Special Guest Appearance: "Regalos" by Cat DuBois

A travel blog entry by moppet77

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... is complete without a heat rash), a handful of realistic ideas about doing what I want to do, and the lasting memories of Costa Rica, Shannon, the Banditos, Malcolm, mi novio de el canopy, etcetera, etcetera, etcetera.  What could be better than ...

Lone ranger.., Coco, Costa Rica travel blog

Lone ranger..

A travel blog entry by georgiemoule

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... weren't around. Everything felt too quiet and lonely. It's strange how fast you adapt to things. I feel like I've adopted the Costa Rican method of communication- shout until they hear you. Hope you're ready mum! Then on Thursday morning it was off ...

Costa Rica playas, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica travel blog

Costa Rica playas

A travel blog entry by clandybar

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On October 31, we crossed the border from Nicaragua back into Costa Rica. We ended up taking a taxi from the border to Playas del Coco because the first two public buses were full and we got too hot and frustrated to wait. We arrived at a motel called ...

Of Cat, Canopy Tours and a Canadian, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica travel blog

Of Cat, Canopy Tours and a Canadian

A travel blog entry by moppet77

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... , I learned how to spell her name correctly.  I have since learned that she prefers red wine over white, enjoys chocolate, keeps thinking Costa Rica is an island, and shares many of my views on life, happiness, as well as the pursuit of both.  ...

Playa del coco, Playa del coco, Costa Rica travel blog

Playa del coco

A travel blog entry by ccchrissie

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... a trip to the Catalinas - this is supposed to be where all the mantas hang out. Found a really good place to stay, Cabinas Coco Azul, where Ray, the genial host, really looks after you - great value for money. Unfortunately the same can't be said for many ...

Another Leisurely Day, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica travel blog

Another Leisurely Day

A travel blog entry by moppet77

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Thursday, our second to last full day in Playa del Cocos, Costa Rica was another leisurely and rather uneventful day with beautiful weather.  Our thirty year-old bodies woke up sore from our canopy tour, so we spent a leisurely morning at the ...

Pura Vida In Coco Beach, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica travel blog

Pura Vida In Coco Beach

A travel blog entry by ptpattys_places

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... shot of a momma capuchin with her baby on her back and a few good ones of iguanas, of which there is no shortage in Costa Rica.. Back on our heavenly yacht, our new friends, Donna and Burt invited us to Candles. This meant dinner on the aft deck under ...

Small beach and scuba, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica travel blog

Small beach and scuba

A travel blog entry by mikedolan

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... bus to come the other direction and this cost me about two and a half extra hours of traveling.  I got to my location, Playa Del Coco.  This was to have great diving.  The town is more modern with bars, a subway and fancy hotels.  It ...

Pura Vida, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica travel blog

Pura Vida

A travel blog entry by moppet77

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... say it is a bit disconcerting when the rental car place makes you sign a form  that begins  with the line "Costa Rica is a beautiful country.  There is an increase of crime against  tourists."  Of course, I think one advantage I ...

Playa del coco, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica travel blog

Playa del coco

A travel blog entry by loelai

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Gone!, Coco, Costa Rica travel blog

Gone!

A travel blog entry by delsar

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... and a 5 hour bus journey … all that rushing in preparation for this…. this very special opportunity in a little corner of Costa Rica to do what we've been planning for so long …. to throw ourselves into the pastime at which they are so ...

Crumbs from your table, Coco, Costa Rica travel blog

Crumbs from your table

A travel blog entry by delsar

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... death experience and an unsolved mystery whodunnit. After settling into our new surroundings at Ocotal beach, we made the 4km trek to Playa del Coco (the local town) to get a feel for the place (went by taxi - not acclimatized to the humidity ...

S-C-U-B-A, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica travel blog

S-C-U-B-A

A travel blog entry by steinmd

Upon arriving in Playas del Coco, one thing is abundently clear..things move a bit slower here. My hotel is on a dirt road off the dirt road off the main road, but pretty close to the center of town, I booked in as part of the open water course dive ...

Cycling Days 93-97: Managua to Playa del Coco, playa del coco, Costa Rica travel blog

Cycling Days 93-97: Managua to Playa del Coco

A travel blog entry by hobos

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... departure. The ferry ride is only one hour to San Jorge; in town we do a lsat round of grocery shopping before we head to Costa Rica, where we hear will be more expensive. Outside the supermarket, we meet Michelle and Dave who are also touring; we have a ...

Costa Rica 2, Playas Del Coco, Costa Rica travel blog

Costa Rica 2

A travel blog entry by sarahbrad

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We have now been on the pacific coast of Costa Rica for a few days, and it has been lovely. It was a very strange time for us when we got here because we had heard something vague from a lady about there having been an explosion in London, but the TV ...

Advanced scuba divers now.....but boy was it cold!, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica travel blog

Advanced scuba divers now.....but boy was it cold!

A travel blog entry by cat6698

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Tonite is our 5th nite in Playas del Coco, so called because of the cocoa coloured sand......makes the beach look bit dirty tho. Lucked out on great accommodation, La Puerta del Sol, via Dive school, and got a huge studio flat type room and ...

Day 5-6 - Rays, Turtles and Tequila, Coco, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 5-6 - Rays, Turtles and Tequila

A travel blog entry by blondesontour

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... night before including one of them, Andrew, stealing a golf cart. It was actually a really awesome night, with ALOT of dancing. Seriously Costa Ricans know how to dance, and for a really long time! Michaela, a girl who had just finished her open water ...

Birding at Playa Ocotal, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica travel blog

Birding at Playa Ocotal

A travel blog entry by kaushansky

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... , but the weeds......well, we all know about the weeds!!! It is interesting to see and hear what is happening here. Costa Rica has been discovered by developers from the US, Canada, Italy and some others. Massive houses, massive condo onclaves. It is ...

First Day in Paradise, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica travel blog

First Day in Paradise

A travel blog entry by kaushansky

... of orienting us. This is NOT Belize. It is much more developed and developing. I think this is a good time to come to Costa Rica, I think within years it will be very changed and 'modernized'. Sonny is thrilled cause so many signs are in English and ...

Parrots can catcall??, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica travel blog

Parrots can catcall??

A travel blog entry by laurina88

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... on humans. Nonetheless, tonight we'll be taking a cab to Picante. After our really tiring hike and a trip in to Playa del Coco, we learned another important thing. The combination of extreme humidity and dirt has the effect of self-tanning sprays. Liv ...

Divemaster Internship 1-2: Arrival & 1st Dive, Coco, Costa Rica travel blog

Divemaster Internship 1-2: Arrival & 1st Dive

A travel blog entry by blondesontour

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Today I head over to the pacific side to start my divemaster course. The bus journey is fairly long, 5 hours, but I thankfully managed to sleep for a large quantity of it. I actually managed to get a taxi, unlike last time when I had to walk for nearly ...

Playa Coco, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica travel blog

Playa Coco

A travel blog entry by littleshivy

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Today we caught the local bus out to Playa Coco, an hour bus ride from Liberia. It cost all of 45p! We got there and too some pictures and then decided to head to the next place further along the beach, Playa Hermosa. We finally got to the beach about 12 ...

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