Travel Blogs from San Ramon, Costa Rica

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San Ramon:Hammocks, hot springs and cattle auction, San Ramon, Alajuela, Costa Rica travel blog

San Ramon:Hammocks, hot springs and cattle auction

A travel blog entry by missouri

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June 3: Chale's mom, Judy, picks us up and we head to San Ramon....about 2 hours from San Jose. So, after settling in, Chale and I head in to town for some bocas(it literally translates as mouth, but ticos use the term to describe appetizers). Here is ...

gotta go to work gotta get a job, San Ramon, Costa Rica travel blog

gotta go to work gotta get a job

A travel blog entry by hannahgregory

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... have one! However, I don't think it's anything my father ever had in mind for me. I'm current working 8-5:30 here in Costa Rica at the uVolunteers main office. I'm the new enrollment officer/ travel advisor / costumer service!  I'm still coming home ...

The first few days, San Ramón, Costa Rica travel blog

The first few days

A travel blog entry by amz8op

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Well, we are here in San Ramón, Costa Rica. We arrived on Tuesday and spent the week working on a house and getting to know the other volunteers, who are all really nice. There are some from the US, England, and Canada. There is also a group from Ohio ...

Getting it done with Guaro, San Ramon, Costa Rica travel blog

Getting it done with Guaro

A travel blog entry by dakine1080

... , so you might say i have a bit of a hangy o, which has been a bit of a theme these last two weeks. im in costa rica doing my second volunteering projecto by building houses, which has been awesome, except that about fifty percent of the mornings i am ...

tome chichi, San Ramon, Costa Rica travel blog

tome chichi

A travel blog entry by hannahgregory

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... right now so i dont know how much i can say online. pura vida oh! I almost forget to mention that I went to a Costa Rica vs Trinidad futbol match in San jose. It was amazing. be jealous mr Fox.  There's a picture of us eating tico food. obviously. im ...

el fin de semana, San Ramon, Costa Rica travel blog

el fin de semana

A travel blog entry by hannahgregory

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... in the mix because someone had left the lid open. So disgusting. however, that's like the only bad thing about living in costa rica. So then Dona Isabel and her husband invited me to take the day with them and visit a neighboring town called Zarcero. I ...

Muscle development update, San Ramon, Costa Rica travel blog

Muscle development update

A travel blog entry by emmaexplorer

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I seem to be constantly extremely behind with my blog and the days are all blurring into one, so I am going to take action and get you up to speed... Another week of construction and evening classes went by relatively problem-free. I am starting to ache ...

Another Update, San Ramón, Costa Rica travel blog

Another Update

A travel blog entry by amz8op

... . I flew home early last week to attend the memorial service for my grandfather who passed away on the past Saturday. I arrived back in San Ramón this weekend and am now working in the office. Because I have been at home this has been a pretty uneventful ...

First Update, San Ramón, Costa Rica travel blog

First Update

A travel blog entry by amz8op

... was really good. Right now I'm trying to decide what the rest of my week is going to look like. There's a couple volunteers returning to San Ramón today from a trip over New Years and hopefully they will want to travel to a beach for part of the week, as ...

Embraced by the Rain Forest, San Ramon, Costa Rica travel blog

Embraced by the Rain Forest

A travel blog entry by bob_and_lana

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... Rican favorite of rice and beans. Our afternoon was spent traveling to our new lodge, the Bosques de Chachagua, in San Ramon, Alajuela, Costa Rica. Along the way we stopped at a local grocery store to purchase items we will need tomorrow for a group ...

Final update, San Ramón, Costa Rica travel blog

Final update

A travel blog entry by amz8op

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Well, I guess this will be my final update as I head home on Sunday afternoon so that I can start classes bright and early Monday morning. I have officially finished with my work in the Habitát office, at least for the time being. Everything went really ...

inyector, San Ramon, Costa Rica travel blog

inyector

A travel blog entry by hannahgregory

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oh my goodness. yesterday i was pretty sick so i went to the hospital. I got a shot in my butt, IVs in my arms, and saw someone die. Crazy!  a few people left the house this past weekend and a few new people came! I like the switch. everyone gets ...

Sep 10, 2009, San Ramon, Costa Rica travel blog

Sep 10, 2009

A travel blog entry by cmedancing

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San Ramon- A Surprise Stop, San Ramon, Costa Rica travel blog

San Ramon- A Surprise Stop

A travel blog entry by cmedancing

... bites and told to elevate her leg while she rested to cure the infection; we all expect her to have a full recovery. We left San Ramon thinking it was good that we stopped to have the bites checked.  It could have turned into something worse. We stopped ...

The last week, San Ramon, Costa Rica travel blog

The last week

A travel blog entry by amz8op

... that about a week after I get there I'm gonna wish I was back here...Oh well, life goes on. We had 16 new volunteers come into San Ramon today, so things are kind of crazy around here. I don't know too much that is new, but just wanted to add something in ...

Update, San Ramón, Costa Rica travel blog

Update

A travel blog entry by amz8op

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... him coordinate where the volunteers will be staying and working. It definately gives me an inside look into the volunteer aspect of Habitat Costa Rica. Since being in the office, my Spanish in improving much more and I am able to speak to some of the ...

Flipping the Tortilla, San Ramon, Costa Rica travel blog

Flipping the Tortilla

A travel blog entry by bob_and_lana

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... part of the curriculum. Such bilingual skills make a huge difference in the life of the child; Rafael says that in Costa Rica a person is considered illiterate if they do not speak English. In addition to supporting English language skills, the ...

Week 2 of building, San Ramon, Costa Rica travel blog

Week 2 of building

A travel blog entry by sheppard

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... 18% interest on the loan (which apparently is cheaper than the banks). It did rather feel though that my efforts in Costa Rica benefited the homestay families most through the B&B money they got, than necessarily the particular family whose house I was ...

Moved Again..., San Ramon, Costa Rica travel blog

Moved Again...

A travel blog entry by xanadu72

... volunteer coordinator, a nice enough guy named Ted. It is a cute house up on the hill with a great view of the city of San Ramon, although every day since I moved it has been nothing but rain. It´s pretty cool, though, since the little town is tucked ...

No speak Americano, San Ramon, Costa Rica travel blog

No speak Americano

A travel blog entry by emmaexplorer

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... 8217;ve been kept busy this week, and it feels good to be finally doing things and getting to see the side of Costa Rica that I’d been looking forward to. After saying a fond farewell to my fantastic Spanish teachers, I embarked on an uncomfortable ...

Day 10, san ramon, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 10

A travel blog entry by gccostarica

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sorry forgot to post engineer gave us all good on foundations we have layed foundations and started laying bricks. we finished early again today becouse of rain. apart from that not much else happenig hear today just hanging around Veńa Verde waiting ...

day 1, san ramon, Costa Rica travel blog

day 1

A travel blog entry by gccostarica

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... flights it took us 11 hours to get to Atlanta and then we spent 4 hours in Atlanta and then it took another 4 hours flying to get Costa Rica. We then took one last bus to ville verde and when we arived we got all set up and got hot dogs and pineapple ...

Arrival, San Ramón, Costa Rica travel blog

Arrival

A travel blog entry by amz8op

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... check some things. We have rented some movies to watch tonight with some friends. It looks like we will be staying in San Ramón for New Year's because there is a big celebration being organized by Will and Milena and some others so everyone is going ...

verdad, San Ramon, Costa Rica travel blog

verdad

A travel blog entry by hannahgregory

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... but my dad and brother are going to meet all of the other volunteers, eat a tico breakfast with us, see the orphanage, stay in san ramon!  then im taking them to monteverde to go zip lining and other sorts of fun stuff. it's up in the cloud ...

Another Update, San Ramón, Costa Rica travel blog

Another Update

A travel blog entry by amz8op

Hello again from Costa Rica! I'm sitting in the office biding my time until we leave for the beach this weekend. This weekend is Playa Samara on the Pacific coast of the Nicoyan Penninsula. 15 of us have rented a mini-bus and a house for the weekend. ...

Café Delicias, San Ramon, Costa Rica travel blog

Café Delicias

A travel blog entry by hannahgregory

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I'm officially going to gain 10 pounds from coming to this cafe for wi-fi, like 4 times a week. I always get cafe con leche and a cinnamon roll. I don't have personal strength to hold back. they're so good. It also takes a lot of daily effort to not ...

con mucho gusto, San Ramon, Costa Rica travel blog

con mucho gusto

A travel blog entry by hannahgregory

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I'm finally in San Ramon, Costa Rica. My volunteer location.  I'm staying in a dorm (two story house basically) with three other girls and a boy. I think there are more coming in two weeks. San Ramon is a cute city with everything you need. There's a ...

Day 7, san ramon, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 7

A travel blog entry by gccostarica

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today was like all the rest except it started raining around 1 and we went back to Ville Verde. On special request from Charlotte she saw lightning. To make this blog a little longer here are some quotes from people over here,  "the will never play ...

Day 8, san ramon, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 8

A travel blog entry by gccostarica

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Today we went on the conope tour which was brilliant a couple of people were a little nervous but everyone did it teachers included. It was 11 different zips across a jungle we were all a little disappointed when we found out the superman zip wasn't ...

Day 9, san ramon, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 9

A travel blog entry by gccostarica

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We went down to a outdoor swimming pool today and swam under a natural waterfall was very good then we went back to ville Verde. Were just taking it easy for the rest of ...

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