Travel Blogs from Quepos, Costa Rica

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Monkey Mania in Manuel Antonio, Quepos, Costa Rica travel blog

Monkey Mania in Manuel Antonio

A travel blog entry by duke_schewe

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... the Monkeys, some people just don't get it. Is it any wonder our world continues to sink. We, human beings, just don't get it. Costa Rica at last. It has been a long time coming but we've finally arrived in Central America. We took the Red Eye out of ...

Heaven on earth, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Heaven on earth

A travel blog entry by myjob

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... entire family living outside of Costa Verde.  Mom and I spend our time hiking, swimming and relaxing. Its hard to pick favourites in Costa Rica, but this ranks high up on our list. You can hike the forest trails all day, and cool off in the ocean at ...

Paradise, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Paradise

A travel blog entry by myjob

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... Antonio is PARADISE!!! We fell in love at first sight. We spend our last 6 days relaxing on the beaches and enjoying life. Costa Verde's theme is "More Monkey's than People", and they are right. Each morning, we were greeted by an abundance of white face ...

Crack Whores and a Crazy old man, Quepos/Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Crack Whores and a Crazy old man

A travel blog entry by missouri

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... every where or so he told us has given up on us by this time, we have no idea where he lives so, we head back to Quepos and have just enough $ to get a room...but we are still starving and only have 1000 colones....so, I head to the ATM with confidence ...

Hot and Humid, Quepos Costa Rica, Costa Rica travel blog

Hot and Humid

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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... in town were full. We took a walk along the coast, which a river runs into and is not a particularly attractive stretch of Costa Rica's coast. Des and I had some refreshments in the local bar which had many American tourists, and other tourists as well, ...

Lovely leafy ride, Liberia Costa Rica, Costa Rica travel blog

Lovely leafy ride

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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... get run over. Because of the heat, we decided to find accommodation at lunch time and settled in the El Bramadero Hotel in Liberia, Costa Rica. The first thing we did after Des brought both bikes into the Hotel complex, was to go for a swim in the Hotel ...

Redneck Riviera, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Redneck Riviera

A travel blog entry by midlifecrisis

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... . But, also, time has probably changed Costa Rica. I will likely be reluctant to return anytime soon. ----------- Part of Costa Rica's strength is due to a fascinating social experiment that they started in 1948 when they abolished their army. I ...

Sick of bloody monkeys, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Sick of bloody monkeys

A travel blog entry by iwasthud

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... house and turn our back on susan (the sloth) but we had to go. Feeling like we should at least see some other place in Costa Rica, we pushed on to Manuel Antonio National Park just 100ks up the coast (and a five hour bus journey of course). As with ...

Manuel Antonio, Quepos, Costa Rica travel blog

Manuel Antonio

A travel blog entry by kimandjohn

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... of Quepos, which makes a good base for the national park Manuel Antonio -- our destination for Saturday.  The national parks in Costa Rica are known for containing some great jungle areas, both rain forest and cloud forest, and are supposed to have ...

Inbetween visa runs!, Quepos, Costa Rica travel blog

Inbetween visa runs!

A travel blog entry by andycrisp

... and is in the process of carving it up, claiming it as Nicaraguan Soil.  Mrs Chinchilla, the Tico President, has sent armed police (Costa Rica does not have an army) to the region.  The reason Ortega is doing this is to provide a patriotic smoke ...

Canopy tour/Zip lining in Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Canopy tour/Zip lining in Manuel Antonio

A travel blog entry by nycsfsdhopper

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... back on monday and see  the white faced monkeys.... except the national park is closed on mondays. :-( Evidently all national parks in costa rica are closed on mondays. Yikes. OK, my days are numbered, I leave friday, I'll try one more day, ...

Flying in to Quepos, Quepos, Costa Rica travel blog

Flying in to Quepos

A travel blog entry by jessicajohnston

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A little scary, but a great view!!! If only the pilots spoke ...

Day 12: Monteverde to Quepos, Quepos, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 12: Monteverde to Quepos

A travel blog entry by segacs

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... . We made our way down the road to a nearby restaurant for some dessert. It was expensive but absolutely delicious. The town of Quepos has abundant nightlife any night of the week, but none of us really felt like taking taxis into town. Instead, we ...

Manuel Antonio National Park, Quepos, Costa Rica travel blog

Manuel Antonio National Park

A travel blog entry by a_broad_abroad

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We spent the day in Manuel Antonio National Park. It is one of Cosa Ricaīs smallest parks, but also a favorite. We hiked into a small, rocky, beautiful beach and played in the warm ocean and ate our lunch. We continued hiking up to the vista that ...

Domesticity, Quepos, Costa Rica travel blog

Domesticity

A travel blog entry by andycrisp

... the 4 months with the pain of being apart evaporated immediately and we spent the return journey catching up. Our first night in Quepos coincided with Maree{s {Save the Quepos Library Fundraiser[, and so we donned our best flip flops and worked the doors, ...

Domestic Bliss!, Quepos, Costa Rica travel blog

Domestic Bliss!

A travel blog entry by andycrisp

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It has been three weeks now since Steve departed for the frigid shores of Ingleterre.   We have been talking on skype which makes a huge difference. It has been really weird without him here, The ache caused by his absence has been assuaged by ...

On my way, Quepos, Costa Rica travel blog

On my way

A travel blog entry by punkinhed7

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... roja {his old restaurant}.  also got to see the beach where i was conceived....i asked to be spared the details. anyways, costa rica is amazing so far, very beautful--flowers everywhere {the hibisci are out of this world}.  saw some giant fucking ...

Jan 30, 2014, Quepos, Costa Rica travel blog

Jan 30, 2014

A travel blog entry by adrienpec

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35 tourists photographing one small iguana...., Quepos, Costa Rica travel blog

35 tourists photographing one small iguana....

A travel blog entry by sarah

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... the gateway to Manuel Antonio National Park. I should mention that there are a lot of national parks and conservation areas in Costa Rica; this is, of course, a good thing, because this is an insanely, intensely beautiful country with an incredible number ...

Leaving the Nest, Quepos, Costa Rica travel blog

Leaving the Nest

A travel blog entry by punkinhed7

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I've been in Costa Rica for what will be 2 weeks tomorrow.  I haven't done much aside from go to the beach, drink beer, swim in the pool, drink vodka, walk/glide in the jungle, drink tequila.  I've been at casa de Jill through the stays of Linda ...

Manuel Antonio, Quepos, Costa Rica travel blog

Manuel Antonio

A travel blog entry by siegfried_h.

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Manuel Antonio NP and other Ramblings, Quepos, Costa Rica travel blog

Manuel Antonio NP and other Ramblings

A travel blog entry by philthy

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Manuel Antonio National Park Today we hit the beautiful beaches of Manuel Antonio National Park, which is just a 10 minute bus ride from our hostel.  We walked with Ani in the shady area along the beach, giving her some morning exercise.  Then ...

Feliz Navidad Amigos!, Quepos, Costa Rica travel blog

Feliz Navidad Amigos!

A travel blog entry by andycrisp

... by Columbus as he saw "more gold here in a day than a year in Spain".  The gold, however, failed to materialise and Costa Rica was largely ignored by Spain for many years - this turned out to be a blessing as the European exploitation was kept to a ...

our last voyage through Costa Rica, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

our last voyage through Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by jennyh64

... off. Mike preferred to stay dry, so he watched our stuff while another extremely large lizard happened to come and sit near him. In Costa Rica the days usually are half sunny then half rainy, so we got back to our dungeon, packed up, then relocated to ...

Where the Wild Things Are...Manuel Antonio, Quepos, Costa Rica travel blog

Where the Wild Things Are...Manuel Antonio

A travel blog entry by marmaladejenn

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Since I didn't have a plan, I tagged along with Stephanie to Quepos, a place a local had told her was crawling with wildlife. Quepos itself was nothing special, although we did stumble across a really good casado (typical meal of meat, rice, beans, ...

Things I Miss, Quepos, Costa Rica travel blog

Things I Miss

A travel blog entry by brittanyb

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... but while you are on the road, there are things you will always miss about home. I'm clearly very lucky right now to be living in Costa Rica with my boyfriend and just taking time for myself. But with that said, I miss a lot of things about home. Call me ...

Channel 25, Quepos, Costa Rica travel blog

Channel 25

A travel blog entry by brittanyb

While in Costa Rica, we had a good amount of down time to just veg out. While a majority of my day was spent at the pool reading and working on Brittany Bekas Photography, I would head inside to escape the sun for a few hours. My favorite thing to do ...

Coco loco and the Pacific Coast, Quepos, Costa Rica travel blog

Coco loco and the Pacific Coast

A travel blog entry by giedre-sha

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... spots us outside, he turns the music so loud that I'm sure he wanted us to go away. We stay. Most of the time outside though. Adventure tour Costa Rica Quest (including all transport and accommodation) operated by G Adventures, booked through STA Travel. ...

Quepos, Quepos, Costa Rica travel blog

Quepos

A travel blog entry by a_broad_abroad

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We are finally in beautiful Quepos, Costa Rica. It is a small town with a trash problem and understated charm. It is 7 km from one of the most famous sections of beach in Costa Rica. Today we bought bread, cheese, avocados and tomatoes. Tomorrow we ...

Monkeys for breakfast and beach for lunch, Quepos, Costa Rica travel blog

Monkeys for breakfast and beach for lunch

A travel blog entry by sainty1

... 10 years ago I think, they didnīt say how...where does a person pick these things up from? Anyway, it was a plane with a view. Quepos isnīt much to speak of. Dirty little place with expensive restaurants and a 24 hour bar which the lcals fight in. On a ...

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