Travel Blogs from Tarcoles, Costa Rica

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Getting acquainted, Orotina, Costa Rica travel blog

Getting acquainted

A travel blog entry by ebmargit

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Hello, everyone! Well, we've been traipsing around the country a bit -- we went to Orotina on Saturday to visit Marco's daughter and husband, and then went to the beach. We had dinner in an outdoor cafe en route and the torrential rain hit just at ...

Only fotos!, Reserva Natural Carrara, Costa Rica travel blog

Only fotos!

A travel blog entry by janpeters

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We've Arrived!, Tarcoles, Costa Rica travel blog

We've Arrived!

A travel blog entry by byebyesnow

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Just a really quick note tonight to reassure family and friends that we arrived safe in Costa Rica around 12:30 today. Great flights and care via WestJet (as usual)... we also had amazing flying weather! Clear skies, you could see the ground or ocean most ...

Carara Biological Reserve, Carara National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Carara Biological Reserve

A travel blog entry by veromarcos

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... . Up early as usual to make sure we spot as many animals as possible. Today we visited our last national park in Costa Rica - Carara Biological Reserve - which is on the way back towards Costa Rica. We were actually very lucky to have crossed the ...

So god damn beautiful, Parque Nacional Carara, Costa Rica travel blog

So god damn beautiful

A travel blog entry by andycrisp

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... ;On our way back down we came across a troop of around 50 Squirrel Monkeys that are extremely rare throughout the rest of Costa Rica, but somehow the smallest of Central American Monkeys thrive in Manuel Antonio.  We were both nearly moved to tears ...

The Crocodile Bridge and the Scarlet Macaws, Tárcoles, Costa Rica travel blog

The Crocodile Bridge and the Scarlet Macaws

A travel blog entry by joegoldston

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This is our first chance to see the coast of Costa Rica. We drove down out of the mountains towards San Jose and then on towards the long coastal road that follows most of the Pacific side. There are still mountains along the coast; but now we saw coconut ...

Op weg naar el mono Feliz, Puntarenas, Costa Rica travel blog

Op weg naar el mono Feliz

A travel blog entry by winkitinki

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Na een prima ontbijt zeggen we de stagiairs en Peter van dos palmas gedag en vertrekken we naar el mono feliz. Onderweg stoppen we bij de ...

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Le "pont aux crocodiles"

A travel blog entry by doodlidoo

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... la voiture (climatisée), je suis happé par les quelque 40 degrés qu'il doit faire au soleil aux alentours du Rio Tarcoles, site touristique très prisé des touristes pour les dizaines d'immenses "cocodrilos" qui se prélassent sous le pont. Un grand ...

Costa Rica - Part 1., Tarcoles, Costa Rica travel blog

Costa Rica - Part 1.

A travel blog entry by dragonadventure

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... tour of the Tarcoles River. He arrived with his two daughters (it was the start of the long summer/Christmas school holidays in Costa Rica). A French couple joined us and then we were off. We must have seen at least 20 different species of bird on that ...

Crocodile Feeding, Tárcoles, near Jacó, Costa Rica travel blog

Crocodile Feeding

A travel blog entry by matt.s.wise

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... this would involve a guy chucking bits of meat out of the boat for the crocs to gobble up.  Well not quite.  This is Costa Rica, and Ticos are all either crazy or were born without a sense of danger.  So instead, when we come across a croc ...

Cocodrilo, Tarcoles , Costa Rica travel blog

Cocodrilo

A travel blog entry by claireed

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Yo fui a el rio tarcoles. Yo mire los cocodrilos mas grande! Yo pase en bote con un guío. El guio tienio cicatrices para los cocodrilos. Despues, come almuerzo. Yo come gallo pinto. Yo monte en coche y mire los hombres vendio mangos y flores de yuca ...

Carara National Park, Carara National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Carara National Park

A travel blog entry by cheroutre

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... de Pacific Ocean gezien met allerlei bijbehorende zeevogels zoals bv de bruine pelikaan. Voor het eerst in een hotel (Hotel Carara in Tarcoles) in een klein dorpje wat het volgens mij vooral moet hebben van de 'crocodile safari's' waarbij ene man staat ...

naked scream therapy waterfall tours for WOMEN onl, Tarcoles, Costa Rica travel blog

naked scream therapy waterfall tours for WOMEN onl

A travel blog entry by sunnikerr

i think i just put a blog up describing this, but it went into never never land...this is a new site for me!  bear with me and have ...

weer op excursie, Carara National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

weer op excursie

A travel blog entry by cheroutre

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... stond naast de quetzal hoog op zijn verlanglijstje. Aan het eind van de middag samen met Victor naar de rivier de Rio Tarcoles getrokken. Deze geeft 3 biotopen bij elkaar, de zee waarin hij uitmondt, de mangrovebossen en de rivier zelf. Ook hier werden ...

Carara National Park, Punta Leona, Costa Rica travel blog

Carara National Park

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

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... does not appear on the resort’s bird list and was out of range as per Stiles and Skutch. A quick visit to the Tarcoles bridge (closest parking to the Mangrove Lagoon Trail) produced Orchard Oriole and an Osprey, then we walked along the road to the ...

Frogs, Butterflies, and Crocodiles, Tárcoles, Costa Rica travel blog

Frogs, Butterflies, and Crocodiles

A travel blog entry by rachelbeckford

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... - excellent English - did you know that poison frogs have to eat fire ants to retain their poison? After lunch we went to the Rio Tarcoles to see the cocodillos.  The River is one of, if not the, most polluted in Central and South America.  All ...

Up close and personal with Person eating crocs, Tarcoles, Costa Rica travel blog

Up close and personal with Person eating crocs

A travel blog entry by paleojohn2010

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... to 40 American Crocodiles inhabit the waters below the bridge. The bridge is such a popular area for crocodiles that the Costa Rican police station several officers there to protect the tourist from various dishonest persons, as in previous times cars ...

HOTEL VILLA SUNNI DAZE NEW IN THE HEART OF TARCOLE, Tarcoles, Costa Rica travel blog

HOTEL VILLA SUNNI DAZE NEW IN THE HEART OF TARCOLE

A travel blog entry by villasunnidaze

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... world, mostly as an advid Scuba Diver, Surfer! I opened the little Villa Sunni Daze Hotel in the Heart of Tarcoles, Costa Rica. Since opening in February 2011, it has been simply amazing! I have had guests from a different country almost every time! ...

Tarcoles River tour, Tarcoles, Costa Rica travel blog

Tarcoles River tour

A travel blog entry by mk123

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Today we went on a riverboat tour of the Tarcoles River which is the second largest in Costa Rica. It comes in through San Jose and feeds into the ocean. We saw Scarlet Macaws, Blue Herons, a falcon and so many I've forgotten the names of-too bad Jan ...

Semana Santa, Montezuma/Santa Teresa/Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

Semana Santa

A travel blog entry by lizestes

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... and met a dad and daughter duo, Big Mike and Alison. They invited me to have a beer and we chatted about the states and Costa Rica. Alsion is a teacher in North Carolina and therefore we had a lot to talk about. After dinner, I tried the apt number again ...

Parque Nacional Carara, Carara National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Parque Nacional Carara

A travel blog entry by felixyorugua

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... 's main attraction is the regular presence of scarlet macaws. These exotically colorful and majestic birds used to be common all over Costa Rica but have been reduced to a small number because of ever greater human presence and activity. Luckily they have ...

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