Travel Blogs from Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica

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Welcome to the jungle. It's this way! No that way!, Puerto Jimenez and Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Welcome to the jungle. It's this way! No that way!

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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... a meal before. Partly because Oscar asked him to join us on the trip, while we had a few beers at a local bar in Puerto Jimenez (a gateway town to the national park) the night before our "big expedition." Most tourists seem to hike around the park on ...

Buenas dias Port Jim!, Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica travel blog

Buenas dias Port Jim!

A travel blog entry by out_of_here

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Buenas, Currently in Puerto Jiminez internet cafe, thank god there is air con! Its permanently sticky here, sleeping last night was near impossible. Electricity comes and goes and no hot water here either, water is freezing, which is fantastic! The ...

Going to Matapalo, Matapalo, Costa Rica travel blog

Going to Matapalo

A travel blog entry by travellerdalton

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... to Jaco and take the costanera to palmar norte then go towards panama you will see a sign and a gas station you drive down to puerto jimones.  you will need help to find the road to Matapalo. don't think about it if you don't  have four by four ...

One day in Puerto Jimenez, Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica travel blog

One day in Puerto Jimenez

A travel blog entry by blowstein

We arrived in Puerto Jimenez with out a hitch and were greeted by two scarlet macaws in a tree next to the runway.  We did our usual search of every hotel in town and ended up staying at The Corner. (Thats the name of the hostel, we didnt really ...

Corcovado National Park, Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica travel blog

Corcovado National Park

A travel blog entry by c4corey

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... , but this guy would stop in the middle of the river clean his face and get a drink every once in awhile... talk about guts!! We arrived in Puerto Jimenez with just enough energy to find a pad to crash on brush our teeth. From here we go to the ...

A Piddle Fall and Dark Logs, Los Patos Ranger Station, Costa Rica travel blog

A Piddle Fall and Dark Logs

A travel blog entry by jr_riel

We stumbled into camp 45 minutes later-- battered, bruised, and bloodied up. (Don't worry, I just had one of my customary nose bleeds where it looks like someone slaughtered a wild boar up in my nostrils). Anyway, we rinsed off our muck in the camp ...

Costa Rica costa plenty, Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica travel blog

Costa Rica costa plenty

A travel blog entry by pengs_nadz

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... a land formation that is strikingly similar to a whale's tail. pengs: We headed towards one of our main destinations in Costa Rica: Corcovado. National Geographic has called it "the most biologically intense place on earth" and we had heard numerous tales ...

Bloody tapirs!, Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica travel blog

Bloody tapirs!

A travel blog entry by andycrisp

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Now this place is what i signed up for when i thought "Costa Rica" - traipsing for hours, deep within the verdant rainforest.  Ancient trees shooting skyward and dwarfing everything else for over a hundred miles in every direction, each branch laced ...

Quest for the elusive Tapir, Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica travel blog

Quest for the elusive Tapir

A travel blog entry by sainty1

Paul has persuaded me to trek 20km in the jungle, stay overnight in the jungle and then trek 20km back. I{m not quite sure how he did it. Maybe I was drugged. This national park, Corcovado, is supposed to be one of the last great wildernesses, another ...

The Yoga Of Learning, Punta Banco, Costa Rica travel blog

The Yoga Of Learning

A travel blog entry by jord-travers

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... the adventures in a dilapidated bus over bumpy, dirt roads. As the sun rise above the lush green mountains of countryside Costa Rica I was brought into a meditative review over the past month and feel so fortunate to have experienced everything I have on ...

CLOSE TO NATURE AS YOU CAN WITH YOUR PANTS ON..., Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica travel blog

CLOSE TO NATURE AS YOU CAN WITH YOUR PANTS ON...

A travel blog entry by prieststrip

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... and then off to the Golfo Dulce which is still on the Pacific Coast by close to the border of Panama. We flew to Puerto Jimenez and then boarded a small boat to Nicuesa Rain forest Lodge a twenty minute journey across the gulf. The Golfo Dulce (Sweet ...

Pure wildlife, Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica travel blog

Pure wildlife

A travel blog entry by christianfeu

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Corcovado ...

Hippie Livin', Punta Banco, Costa Rica travel blog

Hippie Livin'

A travel blog entry by jord-travers

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... -garden below… An awesome sight to wake up to indeed. I had been looking at The Yoga Farm in Punta Banco, Costa Rica even before I had left Perth. With great timing, I decided to book a months volunteering during their first yoga teacher-training ...

Highlands and South or Costa Rica, Corcovado, Costa Rica travel blog

Highlands and South or Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by markandemma

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... roads. After almost going off the edge of the road twice, and a puncture later, we arrived at the small backwater of Puerto Jimenez, the springboard for trips into Corcovado National Park, reputed to be the richest in the region. Rare Scarlet Macaws ...

Corcovado, Corcovado, Costa Rica travel blog

Corcovado

A travel blog entry by chiel_maas

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I had heard great stories about Corcovado. My sister and her husband have been there before me and really liked it. They told me you can see lots of scarlet macaws and toucans flying around, and that there still are jaguars and tapirs walking around. A ...

Day Three - On the Edge of Reality, Sirena Ranger Station, Costa Rica travel blog

Day Three - On the Edge of Reality

A travel blog entry by jr_riel

Day Three - On the Edge of Reality Most people who come to explore Corcovado make a beeline for Sirena Ranger Station. There they typically will stay a night or two taking it all in, exploring the surroundings and enjoying its vast remoteness. ...

23 River Crossings and 9 Kilometers Later, Guadalupe to Los Patos, Costa Rica travel blog

23 River Crossings and 9 Kilometers Later

A travel blog entry by jr_riel

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After a series of random bumps and dusty potholes, the taxi driver kicked us off a little past Guadalupe at the first river crossing. He assured us that we could make it to the entry of the rainforest in about an hour and 20 or so river crossings later. ...

Osa Peninsula, Oh So Pretty!, Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica travel blog

Osa Peninsula, Oh So Pretty!

A travel blog entry by mardow

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... quickly and headed to Golfito, a town in a bay from where we could get a ferry to our destination point, Puerto Jimenez in the Osa Peninsula. Costa Rica is expensive when you are travelling on a backpackers budget. Because of this Al and I decided to ...

Die Reise nach Jerusalem, Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica travel blog

Die Reise nach Jerusalem

A travel blog entry by diene

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... des Backpacks ein etwa 70 cm langes Buschmesser traegt...bin ich vielleicht underequipt??? Nach den insgesammt 9 Stunden Busfahrt ist Puerto Jimenez dann endlich erreicht, meine Knie sind kaputt, aber mein Hostel ist schnell gefunden. Heute begann der ...

Puerto Jimenez, Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica travel blog

Puerto Jimenez

A travel blog entry by ccchrissie

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... to Paso Canoas, the border - as ever, no signs to Immigration or other offices. Bus stops in no mans land so have to go back 300m to get stamped out of Costa Rica before getting in the long queue to enter Panama - only one window operating!   ...

OUR 10TH ANNIVERSARY AND THE EARTH MOVED FOR US, Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica travel blog

OUR 10TH ANNIVERSARY AND THE EARTH MOVED FOR US

A travel blog entry by prieststrip

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... of the Century.  This gentleman was highly interesting and gave us an in depth understanding of the Parks in Costa Rica, the indigenous people and his latest campaign to encourage local people to purchase highlands for water.  In addition to ...

Day Two - Beware of the Piccadilly's!, Los Patos to Sirena Station, Costa Rica travel blog

Day Two - Beware of the Piccadilly's!

A travel blog entry by jr_riel

... search of a simpler treat to eat. Such are the urban legends circulating through the dingy hostels and drunk ridden cantina's of Puerto Jimenez, the main entry town to Corcovado. Needless to say, tales such as this were flying through our minds as we ...

Corcovado National Park and El Remanso, Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica travel blog

Corcovado National Park and El Remanso

A travel blog entry by phoedo

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... on the micro-hydro electric plant that provides the electricity for this place. So weŽll say bye for now. . . Update - now from Puerto Jimenez. We were lucky and caught a ride with some nice American guys who run a study abroad program and were scoping ...

Cabo Matapalo, Cabo Matapalo, Costa Rica travel blog

Cabo Matapalo

A travel blog entry by diene

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... ausgebucht war. So entschied ich mich fuer eine Fahrt ins Ungewisse und goennte mir noch ein letztes Abendmal in Puerto Jeminez. Im Restaurant jedoch lernte ich dann schon wieder so eine witzige Gruppe aus zusammengewuerfelten Travelern kennen, dass ...

Northbound in Costa Rica, Corcovado, Costa Rica travel blog

Northbound in Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by stevecori

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... unsuccessful attempts to dislodge our steed we were covered in swamp mud and more that a little haggered. Fortunately, a drunk Tico (aka Costa Rican) passed by to say things to us in a language we donŽt really understand. With some effort (and more ...

Puerto Jimenez, Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica travel blog

Puerto Jimenez

A travel blog entry by bron_and_eli

Puerto J, ...

Puerto Jimenez - Entry Point to Corcovado NP, Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica travel blog

Puerto Jimenez - Entry Point to Corcovado NP

A travel blog entry by pavel.jares

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... byl autem, tak nam udelal projizdku mestem i s vykladem. ;) Dneska rano jsme vzali bus ze San Jose smerem do Puerto Jimenez, odkud se pokusime dostat do narodniho parku Corcovado, coz nebude jednoduche, protoze maji omezeny pocet navstevniku a na dalsi ...

World Famous Pavones, Zancudo, Costa Rica travel blog

World Famous Pavones

A travel blog entry by blowstein

Pavones is a three hour bus ride from Golfito, including a river crossing where we left our bus on one side and everyone, including the driver, got into another bus on the other side.  We arrived just at dusk and as usual tried to look at every ...

Pavones-- Surfing 2nd longest break in the world , Pavones, Costa Rica travel blog

Pavones-- Surfing 2nd longest break in the world

A travel blog entry by cmedancing

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... really fascinating to watch them ride the waves like pro's. During our stay, Christina and I had the opportunity to celebrate Costa Rica's Independence Day on Sept. 15th. They went independent in 1821 (along with 3 other Central American countries) from ...

Visions of Sugar Plum Ticks, Sirena Ranger Station, Costa Rica travel blog

Visions of Sugar Plum Ticks

A travel blog entry by jr_riel

With Scott above us already dribble snoring his way into dreamland, the two of us sat down and pow-wowed over our remaining grub. I had 2 remaining packets of army rations, (meatloaf and gravy). Ash had three packages of Spicy Chicken Ramen noodles, a ...

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