Travel Blogs from Dominical, Costa Rica

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Manuel Antonio, otra vez, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Manuel Antonio, otra vez

A travel blog entry by ebmargit

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... them right now!! Whoopee! Dad and I took the bus to Manuel Antonio yesterday after classes and arrived around 8. We found a room at Costa Verde, where Ben and I stayed when we were here. It's so beautiful here, and we got to hike in the national park. ...

Leaving Las Olas...., Dominical, Costa Rica travel blog

Leaving Las Olas....

A travel blog entry by cookcorn

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... stand as offices or workers accommodation in the palm oil plantations.  Like SE Asia, these are African Oil Palms and given Costa Rica’s efforts in local, organic produce, eco-tourism and sustainability it seems very odd to see it.  OK ...

Do's and Don'ts in Costa Rica- and some more fauna, Dominical, Costa Rica travel blog

Do's and Don'ts in Costa Rica- and some more fauna

A travel blog entry by karigraven

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Hola Everyone, It's been awhile since I have written because I have been really busy "being and living in Costa Rica.!!! Only one more week of house sitting and then I will "set sail" to travel around CR: going to Arenal Volcano and Monte Verde in the ...

Time to Make Plans and Change 'em, Dominical, Costa Rica travel blog

Time to Make Plans and Change 'em

A travel blog entry by gypsyzoe

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... .  Several blue morpho butterflies dipped and floated past us.   The red eyed tree frogs may be the poster fauna of Costa Rica, but the blue morpho butterfly is the metallic blue icon of this country.   It’s showy blue wings are only ...

A Night in the Jungle, Dominical, Costa Rica travel blog

A Night in the Jungle

A travel blog entry by adventuregirl

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Life in Barú gets easier and more enjoyable every day. I´ve discovered that new and bizarre bugs and creatures now interest me rather than scare me. And thankfully, the bugs have finished discovering me and Im no longer tasty to bite! Im finally ...

Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Manuel Antonio

A travel blog entry by arthur~trillian

More surfing and ...

going to panama, Platanillo, Costa Rica travel blog

going to panama

A travel blog entry by travellerdalton

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... after we cross it we go to David then we turn and go up to Boquete. My grandma just left after a 1 month visit from December 1st to January 5th.  she took a small plane to San Jose  Costa rica from Quepos Thats it for now expect a new blog ...

Entre dos aguas, Dominical, Costa Rica travel blog

Entre dos aguas

A travel blog entry by poledd

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... maculées d'un brun uniforme. Nous traversons ce paysage désolé pour nous rendre au bar du coin voir l'equipe du Costa Rica prendre a nouveau l'eau contre l'argentine. Le lendemain, apres un concours de pets matinaux (ce qui deviendra par la suite une ...

Dominical, Dominical, Costa Rica travel blog

Dominical

A travel blog entry by edmondo

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dominical, probably the coolest beach town ive been to. the beachbreak here claims a lot of boards, in fact most of the bars in town are literally littered with snapped boards on the walls and ceilings. amazing sunsets ...

Surf's up, dude, Dominical, Costa Rica travel blog

Surf's up, dude

A travel blog entry by bocalee

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... hit the road heading south.  And of course it freaking rained.  But in the afternoon we made it to a little Costa Rican beach town called Dominical.  It was low season here as well (of course), but we found a cheap hotel, Tortilla Flats, on ...

Another

Another "taste like chicken" food to sample

A travel blog entry by gypsyzoe

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... fazed by our presence.   We got a reasonable picture of him and identified him as an Emerald Basilisk, a common lizard of Costa Rica.  When our gardener Gerardo arrived, we showed him the picture and, through sign language and a few common ...

Highlights and Outtakes, Dominical, Costa Rica travel blog

Highlights and Outtakes

A travel blog entry by cincobcostarica

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... speak a thousand words, so I thought I'd continue with the slide show format of our continuing adventure in Dominical, Costa Rica.  Dominical is a small surfing town that draws old-time hippies and new hipsters alike.  This town lives up to its ...

Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Manuel Antonio

A travel blog entry by chiel_maas

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... squirel monkeys for the first time. There are in fact only 1500 of these monkeys left and they only live in the southwest of Costa Rica. You can also see many three-toed sloths and coatis around. Overall, it was very relaxing spending a couple of days in ...

Manuel Antontio to Domincal, Dominical, Costa Rica travel blog

Manuel Antontio to Domincal

A travel blog entry by danfrerich

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... Tahoe while in Manual Antontio, decided to head off and take it on. This hike will be to the summit of the tallest peak in Costa Rica and the second highest in Central America. Mt. Chirripo sits has a summit of 3,819 meters, which at first didn't sound ...

Manuel Antonio National Park, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Manuel Antonio National Park

A travel blog entry by blobby

We left San Jose for Manuel Antonio National Park which is right on the coast. On the way we managed to stop at a large bridge crossing and take photographs of the 6 large crocodiles sitting in the river. After a few bridge crossings that I would not ...

Grandpas Visit, Platanillo Costa Rica, Costa Rica travel blog

Grandpas Visit

A travel blog entry by travellerdalton

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Boy it was fun having Grandpa here we went to a lot of fun and interesting places during his visit here.  We picked him up in Quepos at the airport there.  It is a small airport and only small planes can land there.  My grandpa flew from ...

Manuel Antonio National Park, Manuel Antonio Day 2, Costa Rica travel blog

Manuel Antonio National Park

A travel blog entry by blobby

Ok well it is the end of the rainy season so we had a huge downpour this morning from 7-11am. I was up to join a friend at 7am to go big game fishing for tuna and sailfish etc. I have not caught up with him yet to find out if he went or not because I ...

Manual Antonio, Manual Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Manual Antonio

A travel blog entry by hasson.yossi

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Sunrise, Sunsets and somethings in between, Dominical, Costa Rica travel blog

Sunrise, Sunsets and somethings in between

A travel blog entry by karigraven

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Hola Everyone, OMG as they say,  I have a month more of house sitting and then I am going to travel around Costa Rica. Time has been flying by. The monkeys were in the trees this morning, I enjoyed a cup of Costa Rican coffee and went off to Yoga ...

The Heat Changed My Clock, Dominical, Costa Rica travel blog

The Heat Changed My Clock

A travel blog entry by gypsyzoe

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... .   It is near to our casa and after several local endorsements, we decided to explore yet another area under Costa Rican preservation.  Hacienda Baru consists of 815 acres of habitats from wetlands and beaches to primary and secondary ...

St. Paul's Last Weekend, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

St. Paul's Last Weekend

A travel blog entry by ebmargit

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... this time as when Dad and I went last August! We ended up staying at the Banana Tree Hotel, which was pretty nice and less expensive than Costa Verde. I still like Costa Verde better, but we had a nice, big, two-bedroom flat with a kitchen, and all in ...

The Mysteriously Moving Feria, Dominical, Costa Rica travel blog

The Mysteriously Moving Feria

A travel blog entry by gypsyzoe

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... diminutive places, the tiny hamlet of Dominicalito,  across the road and a few hundred meters from the beach town of Dominical.  Dominicalito is comprised of a scattering of ramshackle homes, a tiny market, an escuela (school) and a bar.  ...

Back to the beach., Dominical, Costa Rica travel blog

Back to the beach.

A travel blog entry by sammygrim

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Great! Some human contact after nearly three weeks on the island. Sunlight! Good food! I've been mainly surfing here, although the waves are heavy (I snapped a leash on my first day). I managed to borrow a guitar and I had a little session at an ...

It never rains but it pours!, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

It never rains but it pours!

A travel blog entry by bl0ndie

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Hey! Wow, what a busy week! Visited Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio at the weekend and didn't get time to check my mails as it was a 5 hour bus journey each way (and that was taking a private minibus which was more direct than the public bus!) Some ...

Manual Antonio, Manual Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Manual Antonio

A travel blog entry by chrismyers

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... in Costa Rica, and our base for our Canopy Tour, and our Canyoning Trip.  Canopy Tour seems to be an invention of Costa Rica's.  It is basically ziplining through the tree tops.  It was great fun, and highly recommended.  The best part ...

Day 5!!, Dominical, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 5!!

A travel blog entry by misterwilborn

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Day 5 There's something to be said about using the sun as a biological clock. Whenever I 'm away from electricity, I feel like my body becomes almost instantly in tune with the daylight/moonlight. When the sun goes down, I sleep. When the sun comes up, I ...

Day 3!!, Dominical, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 3!!

A travel blog entry by misterwilborn

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... ;           Hacienda Barú National Wildlife Refuge & Lodge is situated on Costa Rica’s Southern Pacific Coast. This is a region of distinct natural beauty where forest covered mountains rise up ...

African Killer Bees and Giant Lizards, Dominical, Costa Rica travel blog

African Killer Bees and Giant Lizards

A travel blog entry by julianstauffer

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... ... there won't be any pictures posted from my camera because I don't have access to my computer... they will be posted later! We arrived in Dominical around 11am and it was HOT!  We had all our luggage with us, so we jumped in a taxi and went to our ...

Contrasts and Differences, Dominical, Costa Rica travel blog

Contrasts and Differences

A travel blog entry by karigraven

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Hola, from Platinillo Mountaintop, It is pouring... not cats and dogs but elephants and hippos!!! Trying to do this before the power goes out. During the rainy season it can be rather iffy. It has not rained in awhile. The last time it rained, it rained ...

Goog looking dog and surfing crocodiles, Dominical, Costa Rica travel blog

Goog looking dog and surfing crocodiles

A travel blog entry by soul_surfista

... and murder some juicy burritos, we meet Will, an 18 yr old kid from the US who is near the end of a 4 month trip in Costa Rica. After watching him the next day, we see he is a damn good surfer and its no surprise that he regularly competes back home. ...

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