Travel Blogs from Limon, Costa Rica

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Caribbean Cahuita, Cahuita, Costa Rica travel blog

Caribbean Cahuita

A travel blog entry by dave-mcgowan

... as well leading to a much to early sunset and sunrise. Checked into a `cabin` or really just a twin room and bexame aware Costa Rica was quite expensive. Food was not cheap, neither was accomodation and excursion started at a minimum of US$40 up to $100 ...

Tortugera National Park, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortugera National Park

A travel blog entry by bradmccartney

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... wife said to the husband, "Look over there its a polkadotted nitwit". I think she had enough at this point of his constant, look at this, look at that. I would rate this trip as the best place to visit in Costa Rica, without ...

Late update!, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

Late update!

A travel blog entry by georgiemoule

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... 's half way through! It was all good until we arrived in Cartago, tired and hungry only for it to start raining torrentially. Costa Ricans are lovely, but organisation doesn't seem to be their strong suit. No plans for how to get home, we just wandered ...

More Monkey Madness @ The Jaguar Rescue Center, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

More Monkey Madness @ The Jaguar Rescue Center

A travel blog entry by tomtranter

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... screamed and fought Papeta while the tour group cooed over the nice well behaved monkeys in the next cage. She got me pretty good. I left Costa Rica with some souvenirs in the form of monkey bite scars on one arm, one hand and even around my neck. I don't ...

White Water Rafting!, Siquirres, Costa Rica travel blog

White Water Rafting!

A travel blog entry by samlocke3

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On our way from Puerto Viejo to Arenal, we did a spot of white water rafting. The bus picked us up early so we had breakfast when we arrived which was a traditional Tico mix of fruits, rice and beans to fuel us for the days adventure! Once at the ...

Bird is the word and rain is the bane!, Playa Negro Cahuita, Costa Rica travel blog

Bird is the word and rain is the bane!

A travel blog entry by smyth

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... Viejo have in many ways passed Cahuita by. Any way you slice it, Cahuita is one of the most laid-back villages in Costa Rica. The few dirt and gravel streets here are host to a languid parade of pedestrian traffic, parted occasionally by a bicycle, car, ...

Panama in einer Woche..., Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

Panama in einer Woche...

A travel blog entry by goni

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... uns davon ab, dort seis nach Einbruch der Dunkelheit nicht mehr so sicher. Am nächsten Tag geht es weiter über die Grenze nach Costa Rica. Ein Bus fährt und bis an die Grenze, danach müssen wir über eine alte Eisenbahnbrücke nach Panama gehen, wo ...

Travel from Bastimentos Island to Puerto Viejo, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica travel blog

Travel from Bastimentos Island to Puerto Viejo

A travel blog entry by danfrerich

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Got up and took off from Panama and made my way north via a shuttle to Costa Rica. Pretty easy boarder crossing and made my way to the beach town of Puerto Viejo. Nice black sand beach and a chill little town with plenty of things to check out in the ...

Tortuguero or not to-rtoguero that is the question, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero or not to-rtoguero that is the question

A travel blog entry by phoedo

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From Arenal we decided to head to the Carribean, since we didn´t get any good beach time on the Pacific coast. The guidebook said the easiest way to get to Tortuguero National Park (where there are turtle nesting beaches and beautiful canals) was to ...

Escaping the big city for a Caribbean beach, Cahuita, Costa Rica travel blog

Escaping the big city for a Caribbean beach

A travel blog entry by chris74

... walk through the national park looking for the animals that allegedly live in it.  As with every other national park in Costa Rica I didn't see a single animal.  They must have all headed south or started hibernating early.  I have come to ...

Cruisin': Day 7, Limón, Costa Rica travel blog

Cruisin': Day 7

A travel blog entry by kimthevagabond

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Our fourth stop on our awesome cruise was Costa Rica, where we went rafting on the Reventazon River. We hit some Level IV rapids and had a lot of fun. See pics. (Can you tell I am backed up on my ...

puerto viejo, costa rica, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

puerto viejo, costa rica

A travel blog entry by loelai

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Monteverde, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde

A travel blog entry by siegfried_h.

Monteverde ...

The 60 day Seventeen, Cahuita, Costa Rica travel blog

The 60 day Seventeen

A travel blog entry by smyth

... Laguna de Apoyo 10. Number of bottles of hot sauce acquired: 11 and counting! 11. Favourite little known city: Las Juntas, Costa Rica 12. Best cigar thus far: Sultan robusto with maduro wrapper 13. Number of bottles of Flor de Cana rum consumed ...

Puerto Viejo, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

Puerto Viejo

A travel blog entry by beccarose

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... and had dinner - the music was good, I can´t wait to hear more as we travel on. Anyway so that concludes our time in Costa Rica...what a jam-packed 2 weeks! I don´t think I´ve ever done so much in so little time. Overall I thought CR was really ...

Aa gaa som en cowboy..., Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Aa gaa som en cowboy...

A travel blog entry by team0506

... til nok en ranch, og sammen en liten mann som ikke snakket engelsk, red vi over fjellet. Nok en gang ble vi bergtatt av Costa Ricas vakre natur, og vi ble roert i hjerterota av utsikten og situasjonen. Hesten Ane fikk var forelsket i Mari S' hest saa hver ...

Between mountain and playa, pura vida, Nicoya/ Limon, Costa Rica travel blog

Between mountain and playa, pura vida

A travel blog entry by india

... friends and ended up spending 3 days in their house, with 25 people all together. Last weekend I was supposed to go a Carnival in Limon, a town 7 hours from mine, but the hotels were full, so the other volunteers and I went to a campsite in the next town, ...

Los Osos Perezosos, Cahuita, Costa Rica travel blog

Los Osos Perezosos

A travel blog entry by espriseme

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... she made us her specialty cocktails. She used to be a bartender in D.C., so we chatted about the business, cultural differences between Costa Rica and the States, and the curious lack of tampons in this country. ("Women's rights," she chalked it up to, ...

Beaches, Borders, Visitors, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

Beaches, Borders, Visitors

A travel blog entry by wabbey

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... very sweet visit soon came to an end and we sadly had to say our farewells to both the Husseys and Panama. Next stop, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica, the 10th country of our journey. A short boat trip, a short bus ride, a short walk over a rickety old bridge ...

Puerto Viejo, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

Puerto Viejo

A travel blog entry by ccchrissie

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... It also meant I got through the border before noon - I had heard it may shut for a lunch hour! I managed to get into Costa Rica without evidence of onward travel by schmoozing the official. The French guy who'd come from Columbia was not so fortunate as ...

jungle n beach, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

jungle n beach

A travel blog entry by gonroamin

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This is great, we love being in the jungle. The drive over the hills from san jose was a bit slow, there was a landslide(not a big one), and they closed half the road, because of a bit of mud on it. Once we got in the boat it was really good. We saw ...

Puerto Viejo, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

Puerto Viejo

A travel blog entry by guyandcalum

... and ride down the coast towards manzanillo, about an hours journey, apparently one of the most beautiful stretches of coast in costa rica. Tonight its really wierd, bars reopen at midnight and apparently everyone goes mad partying then, so we will ...

Fitting in, in P.V., Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

Fitting in, in P.V.

A travel blog entry by truetravelerare

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... number of insect bites I have on my legs $10.73 USD The minimum wage here for a day of labor. $8,450 Per capita income in Costa Rica And some one liners: + + Overheard in conversation around town: "So I was fighting my brother for a charity event and we ...

Cloud forests and zip lines, Monteverde and Santa Elena, Costa Rica travel blog

Cloud forests and zip lines

A travel blog entry by davidandem

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After the rain and cloud of Arenal, Monteverde was wonderful. It is around 1500m above sea level near the top of the central mountains on the Pacific side of the continental divide and is home to some of the lushest, diverse and ...

Cahuita Caribbean drinking, Cahuita, Costa Rica travel blog

Cahuita Caribbean drinking

A travel blog entry by martinmcnally

Instead of heading straight to Panama City and chilling, I decided to head with the gang to the Caribbean coast, looking for my faith in the Caribbean weather to be restored after the time spent on Utila...if bad, theres always a bar hey! Well thankfully ...

The rainy beach and a fiesta, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

The rainy beach and a fiesta

A travel blog entry by limehybrid

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Friday we went to the carribean side of the country to a town called puerto viejo. It's nice, I think. I couldn't really tell what the beaches looked like because there was too much rain but the town wasn't too bad. They had some really great restaurants ...

The sloth whisperers, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

The sloth whisperers

A travel blog entry by pablo_salma

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Following a recommendation from Cush and Matt we headed down to Puerto Viejo with one thing on our minds…Sloths! 'Puerto' is the epitome of natural beauty and is one of those places you see in documentaries…. Luscious rainforest meets the ...

PANAMA TO COSTA RICA BY FOOT BRIDGE, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

PANAMA TO COSTA RICA BY FOOT BRIDGE

A travel blog entry by prieststrip

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Today we were driving to the border of Costa Rica. First we visited the local post office (which was a lady sitting behind a glass window with a little triangle of space to speak through) we were back on the water taxi and heading back to the ...

Day 4: Boat Trip to Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 4: Boat Trip to Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by segacs

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... legs a bit by playing an impromptu game of frisbee, and playing with the little dogs there. Dogs are literally everywhere in Costa Rica, but strays are rare; most belong to owners of hotels, restaurants, shops, and pretty much anyone else. We arrived ...

Puerto Viejo- Camping on the beach, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

Puerto Viejo- Camping on the beach

A travel blog entry by cmedancing

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After getting off the boat from Tortuguero we jumped in Wesley and made our way over to the East coast and South to Puerto Viejo.  We pulled into Puerto Viejo pretty late at night and found a great little place to camp on the beach next to a hostel.  ...

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