Travel Blogs from Tres Rios, Costa Rica

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Pics!, Tres Rios, Costa Rica travel blog

Pics!

A travel blog entry by kmswenson14

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Happy Fourth! Here are some pics from my trip so ...

Mi Cupleaños, Tres Rios, Costa Rica travel blog

Mi Cupleaños

A travel blog entry by kmswenson14

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... few crater lakes that were a beautiful jade green. We also saw a spectacular view of a little pueblo set in the mountains of Costa Rica. Unfortunately our driver-tour guide was not feeling well, so the tour was cut short to be finished another day. My ...

Back where I belong ; ), Atenas, Costa Rica, Costa Rica travel blog

Back where I belong ; )

A travel blog entry by sunmoongoddess

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... my friend Nathan who lives there.  It was a healing and needed visit for us both.   By the time I arrived in Costa Rica I had missed out on the majority of time that was to be spent by my friends Jim and Gingher (affectionately referred to as ...

Finca la Gran Vista Part 2, Finca La Gran Vista, Costa Rica travel blog

Finca la Gran Vista Part 2

A travel blog entry by ttomei

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... the next week or so, while I´m knee deep in poisonous frogs and tucans and monkeys. This is the life. For Real! Here in Costa Rica, the people say Pura Vida. Pure Life. It´s like saying, Cool man. How are you? Pura Vida. And that´s really ...

A journey of a 1000 beers begins w/ a single drink, Costa Rica, Costa Rica travel blog

A journey of a 1000 beers begins w/ a single drink

A travel blog entry by theuglyamerican

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... place. When I get back, I will be kissing my Anna. When JJ gets back, he will be kissing the ground. The Costa Rican have a famous phrase: "Pura Vida" meaning "pure life", the experience of actually living for the moment and enjoying where you are. ...

First week in Costa Rica, San Isidro, Costa Rica travel blog

First week in Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by testigos

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... just wanted to update everyone on where we are at. I have many pictures but have needed to download them onto a c.d. so that I can put them on the website. So next blog I will be sure to show you some beautiful scenery of Costa Rica. Until then Pura ...

Graduation Day!, Tres Rios, Costa Rica travel blog

Graduation Day!

A travel blog entry by jschwindt

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... time with and I am so lucky to have met Allan, Missy and Kelsey.  Three amazing people who I think made my experience in Costa Rica that much better.  Then there is Don Abogado (lawyer), who I can't wait to forget about.  An example of his ...

This Weekend Blows!, Tres Rios, Costa Rica travel blog

This Weekend Blows!

A travel blog entry by jschwindt

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... outside of Cartago.  This place claims to have 800 of the 1000 different varieties of orchids among other plants that grow in Costa Rica. When I told my family about my plans for the weekend they seemed like they wanted to do something with me, so I ...

Today has to be better!, Tres Rios, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Today has to be better!

A travel blog entry by jschwindt

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... school, there was beautiful blue skies overhead and I decided to leave my rain jacket there. Walking 10 minutes in the rain in Costa Rica is not something I recommend! The way my teacher put it is, in the mornings it is summer, in the ...

El Partido de Futbol, Saprissa Stadium, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

El Partido de Futbol

A travel blog entry by kstephens

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When we found out there was a US vs. Costa Rica soccer game we knew we had to go. IN a country which loves this sport so much, we couldn't very well pass up the opportunity to see a World Cup Qualifier game. It was pouring all day that Saturday, but we ...

Another Day, More Coffee, Tres Rios, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Another Day, More Coffee

A travel blog entry by jschwindt

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Look at this, I made it to Wednesday! That is amazing. I wasn't sure after Sunday and Monday if I was going to pack up and head home, but I think I am going to survive. It was nice to talk to Paul yesterday. There is a 'skype' phone at the school for ...

Los chicos de la guarderia, Piedades de Santa Ana, Costa Rica travel blog

Los chicos de la guarderia

A travel blog entry by kstephens

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Every day, I get up at 7:15 for breakfast before walking 15 minutes to the guarderia (day care center). The kids always come running to give me a hug when I arrive. They are all so friendly and happy, even with the simplest things. They love playing ...

The Start to Week #2, Tres Rios, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

The Start to Week #2

A travel blog entry by jschwindt

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... ;only patrons. Looked like Tico culture to me, pura vida!  That evening we decided to walk up to the downtown area of Tres Rios. I did not realize that it was about 45 minutes away. Long walk, but no rain! Tres Rios was OK. Honestly, ...

Field Trip, Tres Rios, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Field Trip

A travel blog entry by jschwindt

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... was another excursion day at school. This time we went to Cartago. Cartago is just outside of Tres Rios and is the former capitol of Costa Rica. There are two interesting sites in Cartago, the frist is the site of a church that was ...

First Day of School, Tres Rios, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

First Day of School

A travel blog entry by jschwindt

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... class I went to lunch with one of the other students, Allan. Allan is from Seattle and has no real reason to be in Costa Rica learning Spanish other then, “just because.” When all is said and done, Allan will have been in ...

This week...Its Like Wednesday, Tres Rios, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

This week...Its Like Wednesday

A travel blog entry by jschwindt

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... army, but when Costa Rica disbanded their army they made it the museum.  It was interesting to learn more about the history of Costa Rica.     This weekend I am going to go on a coffee farm tour just outside of San Jose in an area called ...

First Weekend in Costa Rica, Tres Rios, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

First Weekend in Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by jschwindt

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... food court.  The food court consists of McDonald's, Burger King, TCBY, Wendy's, Subway, Quiznos, El Pollo Loco and Pops (Costa Rica's Baskin Robbins).  Yummy!  After quickly walking the mall we walked the streets of San Pedro.  We ...

The End of the Week, Tres Rios, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

The End of the Week

A travel blog entry by jschwindt

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... !”  After the play we went to the Cathedral de San Isidro. It is the only Gothic building in Costa Rica. It was beautiful with its buttresses, organ and stained glass. All of which were shipped over from Europe forever ...

Viagra side Effects, , Costa Rica, Costa Rica travel blog

Viagra side Effects

A travel blog entry by debrarbass

[url=http://www.safemeds.com/viagra/side-effects.html]Viagra side Effects[/url] Like it happens with any drug, some men may experience a few generic Viagra side effects after they take this impotence pill. These are usually mild and do not tend to last ...

Life in Costa Rica, San Jose - Tres Rios, Costa Rica travel blog

Life in Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by jp122163

... that it´s very common leading up to Christmas. Very strange tradition! Some things that I never leave home without here in Costa Rica: 1. my English - Spanish dictionary, which is getting quite tattered. 2. my calculator - cuz I can't divide by 414 ...

costa rica 2007, Picagres, Costa Rica travel blog

costa rica 2007

A travel blog entry by andromache

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Is it really 10 days before Christmas?, San Jose - Tres Rios, Costa Rica travel blog

Is it really 10 days before Christmas?

A travel blog entry by jp122163

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... wash clothes and dishes, there is only cold water. This is not very weird and I think is common in a lot of areas. In my Costa Rica book, hotels are advertised as "only cold water" or "rooms with hot water". * She washes the dishes twice. Once after ...

Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Manuel Antonio

A travel blog entry by rayofrachel

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Manuel Antonio was really awesome. Watch out for the bullet ants, apparently they will bite and could be fatal. The overlook is the most breathtaking view. I remember the white face monkeys and the iguana's. We looked above at the canopy of ...

the bungee, Just outside the city, Costa Rica travel blog

the bungee

A travel blog entry by nikgill

So today I woke up very scared! It got to lunch time and my lift hadn't arrived for the jump...  I thought I wouldn't have to do it today... but no such luck ;(.  Then, finally my lift arrived with the other four English guys so no one was ...

Big, bright smiles :), Tres Rios, Costa Rica travel blog

Big, bright smiles :)

A travel blog entry by sedinger

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"How wonderful that noone need wait a single moment to improve the world" Anne Frank     I finished teaching teeth-brushing to the kids over a half hour ago and most of the kids are STILL brushing their teeth.  John, ...

School's out for summer!!!!, San Jose - Tres Rios, Costa Rica travel blog

School's out for summer!!!!

A travel blog entry by jp122163

And what's funny is the school kids in Costa Rica are finished today too for their "summer break" until February! They also get 3 weeks off in July! Lucky kids! This morning, a stray dog decided that I should be the one that he follows today and he ...

A birthday party in Costa Rica!, San Jose - Tres Rios, Costa Rica travel blog

A birthday party in Costa Rica!

A travel blog entry by jp122163

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... the weekend and am still struggling with all the security around here. Everyone seems to be all caged in!!! I asked Juan and Pablo and they explained that it's just the way of life in Tres Rios... just the way the houses are. I don't think I like ...

Insert Tarzan yell here! Wheee!, Tres Ríos, Costa Rica travel blog

Insert Tarzan yell here! Wheee!

A travel blog entry by arizonafox

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... the only two girls in the group. It felt like jumping into a boy's club, but the rest of the people in our group (Oscar, Costa Rica native; Mark, from Atlanta; Rich, I think was from Atlanta, but maybe not; Vinod, who I think said he was from India ...

La ultima dia, Cartago, Costa Rica travel blog

La ultima dia

A travel blog entry by kmakowski

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Today was another interesting day (as always). I thought we were going to go to soccer practice but that didn't happen. Instead we went to the soccer field and I had to be in a group photo with the team. Awko-taco. After that, we went to the aunts house ...

St Clare School- 15th de Septiembre, Tres Rios, Costa Rica travel blog

St Clare School- 15th de Septiembre

A travel blog entry by rychel

Hello my Friends: Just wanted to give you an update on my school. I am at St. Clare Elementary School in Tres Rios, Costa Rica. I have about a 25 minute walk to school everyday. I am teaching a First and Second Grade Split Class. I am really enjoying it. ...

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