Travel Blogs from Samara, Costa Rica

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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 ...

Gastro Musings of a Foreign Variety, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

Gastro Musings of a Foreign Variety

A travel blog entry by cincobcostarica

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... of a local "barley variety" beverage (no preservatives;), I thought I'd entertain you on our culinary adventure here in sunny Samara!  Certainly, we read prior to our arrival and knew to expect our shopping excursions to be different from the US. ...

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 ...

Graduation day, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Graduation day

A travel blog entry by limehybrid

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Hello darling people. I hope everyone is doing wonderful. We're in Playa Samara on the pacific coast. It's beautiful here. It's a little over cast and rainy pretty much every day but it's still warm. We've been here since monday, we've been going to a ...

Looking for Mel Gibson, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

Looking for Mel Gibson

A travel blog entry by soooz

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Our entire existence here consists of the 20 metres from our room to the beach - which passes by the restaurant/bar. Its a tough life..... We are in love with the nachos,  really just dip (guac and salsa) and fried chips. Beer is good. Pina Colada ...

Ramblings, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

Ramblings

A travel blog entry by cincobcostarica

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So Costa Rica has been pretty amazing, both in the activities we have done and in the things we have seen.  I try to start most days with a beach run about 4-5 miles. It was really hard to keep at it the first few days because I was focused ...

Ray´s Message in English, Samara Beach, Costa Rica travel blog

Ray´s Message in English

A travel blog entry by caromar

... very good, we must finish most of our studying before it gets dark.         Costa Rica is a beautiful country and Playa Samara is a small & quiet surfer town.  There is one very unusual (but very nice) ...

Le Pacifique / The Pacific, Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Le Pacifique / The Pacific

A travel blog entry by siegfried_h.

Samara ...

Ray's Letter, Samara Beach, Costa Rica travel blog

Ray's Letter

A travel blog entry by caromar

... 's las luces en nuestro cuarto del hotel no son muy buenas, debemos acabar de estudiar antes de oscurecer.        Costa Rica es un país bonito y Playa Sámara es un pueblo pequeño y callado de surfers.  Hay una cosa rara ...

Sketchy Tamarindo....now in Gorgeous Playa Samara!, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Sketchy Tamarindo....now in Gorgeous Playa Samara!

A travel blog entry by cdrewitz

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... being one of 40 foreigners detained for not carrying their passport on them at all times.  We´ve since arrived in Playa Samara.  Cliffs curve around the beach and and an island (to which we´re paddling to on Monday) is the only ...

Finding the beach again, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Finding the beach again

A travel blog entry by tartanbeat

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... town, and hey we have rum and a tv - football time on the tele!! We managed to get about 3 hours of sunshine in Samara - enough time to easily burn myself. This place is supposed to have some fantastic sunsets - not for us though so I might photograph ...

Paradise Found - Pura Vida style, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Paradise Found - Pura Vida style

A travel blog entry by therican

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... been living here 21 years. he gives me alot of inside info and talks at length about the ' Good Ole days' of Costa Rica. Before the proverbial tourist invasion. I end up talking with some random locals about cultures and the different perspectives we ...

Million Dollar View, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

Million Dollar View

A travel blog entry by cincobcostarica

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... only make enough money to feed their family for a week or so. There are not many big corporations like we have in the States. In Costa Rica they like to take care of their world as much as they can. They don't have a lot of pollution here; most of their ...

So It Begins..., Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

So It Begins...

A travel blog entry by cincobcostarica

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... a little tour through the town of Santa Cruz along the way as they are preparing for the annual January 15th Rodeo/Bullfight.  Samara is basically two small towns in one.  One side is where the Ticos live and the other is the tourist ...

Surf and Jellyfish, Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Surf and Jellyfish

A travel blog entry by sarahs_travels

... .. It was a lot of fun, although the expession on my face caught on film would tell you otherwise hahaha.. Yeasterday I arrived in Samara our hotel is right on the beach.. its sooo beautiful this is my favorite beach so far on the trip.  Spend ...

More beach walks and talks, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

More beach walks and talks

A travel blog entry by damnfunkin

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... contrast between the 'gringofied' feel of Tamarindo (lots of tourists, lots of American and Europeans expats), and the more Costa Rican town of Samara. In the end, the difference wasn't all that marked (although perhaps the guide book hype didn't help) ...

Drowned by a dog... almost, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

Drowned by a dog... almost

A travel blog entry by muzz_travelling

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... quiet country road, looking over the soccer field and spotted a howler monkey in a tree in the distance. We really were in Costa Rica. I had some leftover cream cheese, baguette and avocado, so we sat on my surfboard cover and set about making ourselves ...

Maybe a pro tour is next ?, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Maybe a pro tour is next ?

A travel blog entry by cdrewitz

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... home. We're heading into our last night at the beach (until our summer(!)) and are back in to San Jose tomorrow to catch our flight on Thursday.  Hopefully it will be a short goodbye to Samara. ...from the girls wishing for a closer ocean to ...

Playa Samara, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Playa Samara

A travel blog entry by willsez

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Story to come ...

Samara, Costa Rica -beach life continues..., Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Samara, Costa Rica -beach life continues...

A travel blog entry by martinmcnally

... on your front more pleasureable! So catching a cheapo bus made it down to the south coast of the Nicoya Peninsula to Samara..a beautiful place with a great beach, palm trees everywhere and crazy crabs that scuttle into their holes as my towering figure ...

Playa Samara, Costa Rica, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Playa Samara, Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by globekiter

Playa Samara, Costa Rica Finally in Samara I split from my friends and headed back to Bahia Salinas where I spent another month kiteboarding, instructing, and making new friends from around the world. Having a nice place to live and not having to pack ...

Week three but who is counting?, Samara Beach, Costa Rica travel blog

Week three but who is counting?

A travel blog entry by caromar

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... what to expect but Ray remembered it from when our cab driver drove through the town when we first arrived in Costa Rica.  It is a larger town than Samara and much busier.  The bus ride was an experience.  The roads are not the greatest but ...

Leaving Costa Rica July 9, 2008, Samara Beach, Costa Rica travel blog

Leaving Costa Rica July 9, 2008

A travel blog entry by caromar

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     It was finally time for us to leave paradise. Costa Rica met all our expectations and more. We were both very relaxed and anxious to get home. Our last class was Friday, July 4th and we took Theresa and Roberto out for breakfast ...

Week 2, Samara Beach, Costa Rica travel blog

Week 2

A travel blog entry by caromar

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... have one in Samara.  They do have a church which we found last weekend.  It is a block from our hotel.  Costa Rica is predominately Catholic.  Ray thought they may not have church here anymore because it was so closed up.  Anyway ...

Second TGIF, Samara Beach, Costa Rica travel blog

Second TGIF

A travel blog entry by caromar

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... ;   Tomorrow we will take the local bus to Nicoya which is a larger town.  It has the oldest church in Costa Rica.  It also is suppose to have more shopping and better prices.  Chinese own most of the stores and restaurants in ...

Fourth Weekend adventure, Samara Beach, Costa Rica travel blog

Fourth Weekend adventure

A travel blog entry by caromar

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     It's so hard to believe this is our fourth weekend here in Costa Rica.  We have one more week of classes.  Ray is doing really well and I am just keeping afloat.       This weekend has been ...

Tropical dog poo, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

Tropical dog poo

A travel blog entry by sarandphil

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... ;a few attempted stern words to the bus people from Sarah we arrived in the bohemian beach village of Samara, With darkness approaching and it starting to rain we found ourselves the cheapest and closest ...

Time to head to Costa Rica, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Time to head to Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by gareth.alanna

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... made it up as we went along and eventually found it. In less than 45 minutes we had left Nicaragua behind to be welcomed into Costa Rica, a country where we were more than ready to enjoy what it has to offer. We found a local bus for the bargain price of ...

My First Time in the Pacifico, Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

My First Time in the Pacifico

A travel blog entry by gazwilliams

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The Costa Rican bus system strikes again, 9 hours, 4 buses and a good 2 hour wait in the midday sun at a road junction. Samara is tiny but very beautiful and a cool place to learn Spanish. I decided to go for a 'good old' swim in the clear warm water not ...

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