Travel Blogs from Samara, Costa Rica

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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 ...

A Riot of Colour!, Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

A Riot of Colour!

A travel blog entry by thymeoff

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No words are needed this time. Enjoy the tropical flowers of Central ...

The Pacific, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

The Pacific

A travel blog entry by esbjorn

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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 ...

Surfing, Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Surfing

A travel blog entry by c4corey

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... and transfer from bus to bus until I finally arrived 4 hours late for my class that afternoon... oops! But as always everyone in Costa Rica is tranquilo and it was no problem to rearrange things. Well these next two weeks will be my last in Samara so ...

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

Hola! Kort uppdatering for att visa att jag lever. Tog mig fran Montezuma i fredags och hamnade i har. Var tvungen att aka en javla omvag(9h) med lokala bussar da jordbavningar och regnsasong forstort de flesta vagarna. Det var lite mer av ett aventyr an ...

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 ...

Surfing in Samara, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

Surfing in Samara

A travel blog entry by worldtraveller9

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... either side by cow pastures and open fields. The next day we walked into town and down to the beach.  This area in Costa Rica is famous for its surfing conditions and there are numerous places offering lessons.  I decided to go for one ...

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, ...

Seaside Relaxation, Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Seaside Relaxation

A travel blog entry by bshorts

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Ah Samara, the last frontier. What a sleepy, peaceful town it was. We arrived by private shuttle which took less than four hours as opposed to the public transport route which would have taken about 8 hours. For once being sick paid off for me! Once ...

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. ...

Boogie Houser, Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Boogie Houser

A travel blog entry by kyleandfran

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Home at last... at least for a little while!, Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Home at last... at least for a little while!

A travel blog entry by c4corey

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... get together and play soccer on the beach and you have to do to fit in is just let'm know that you know the unofficial Costa Rica phrase, Pura Vida (Pure Life). The school I'm studying at is awesome too. The teachers are great, the walk is only five ...

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 ...

Play Samara, Play Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Play Samara

A travel blog entry by marceld1

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Getting out of San Jose...off to Samara, Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Getting out of San Jose...off to Samara

A travel blog entry by ssweeten

We got to samara hooray!  When we got there we rented this beautiful house that we got a killer deal on. We stayed only two nights then we went back to Manuel Antonio for the third time...but we wanted our friend chelsea to see all the wildlife ...

This is the life., Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

This is the life.

A travel blog entry by c4corey

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... (hurray for nice surfer dudes). For those of you who care (Jules and Bill) it is a 7'3" Carton (he is a famous shaper in Costa Rica out of Jaco) and I must say I rather enjoy the board. Well, since then I've fallen into a rather enjoyable routine here ...

Wednesday of Final Week, Samara Beach, Costa Rica travel blog

Wednesday of Final Week

A travel blog entry by caromar

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     Well, this is our final week in Costa Rica.  We have decided to return early.  This is the longest we have been gone from home and we feel out of touch with things.  We will fly back on Saturday instead of next ...

June 6, 2008, Samara,, Costa Rica travel blog

June 6, 2008

A travel blog entry by caromar

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... some sun we went back down the beach to get some lunch.  We met two couples at the restaurant, they both had houses in Costa Rica, one had residency and the other had applied.  It took a long time to get.  It was interesting talking with ...

TGIF, Samara Beach, Costa Rica travel blog

TGIF

A travel blog entry by caromar

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... here, both at night and I hope this continues since this is their rainy season. Another beautiful day in paradise! I think I love Costa Rica better than Phuket, Thailand. Yes, that is Carolyn speaking. It is so beautiful. I'll try to include a ...

June 8, 2008, Samara Beach, Costa Rica travel blog

June 8, 2008

A travel blog entry by caromar

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... a lovely day, we didn't have any rain and the Pacific Ocean was even warmer than yesterday. June 8th Today we moved into Samara, right down town on Main Street. We are now staying at were the school is held. Tomorrow will be our first day of ...

Fine Costa Rica, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Fine Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by globetrotterch

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Spostandoci da Santa Elena verso la costa su strade sterrate tra le montagne è stato subito chiaro come mai Costa Rica viene chiamata la Svizzera dell'America Centrale. Oltre ad essere la nazione più benestante ci sono zone che ricordano esattamente i ...

Samara, Costa Rica, Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Samara, Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by timbo_and_sue

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... on the bow of our little snorkel boat - YUM! La Fortuna & Monteverde - Next, we went to the northern part of Costa Rica to the cloud forests. We hiked in the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve and saw more wildlife while hiking through dense jungle. ...

Sun in Samara, Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Sun in Samara

A travel blog entry by barbarabryson

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... so we don´t bother venturing out. tomorrow morning we say goodbye to anne and michael and get on a plane to panama city. costa rica has been a nice end to the trip. even though it slightly more americanised and more expensive, we enjoyed our time ...

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