Travel Blogs from Mal Pais, Costa Rica

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Day 6 Thursday, Playa Carmen Costa Rica, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 6 Thursday

A travel blog entry by oceanspotion

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Surfed with Dave from California and Jamie from England today. Jamie says there is a large south swell due soon. Only a couple pics ...

Number Seven, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

Number Seven

A travel blog entry by danica-altin

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... ;that´s just past the fishing village. Its in Cabo Blanco nature reserve, which was the first protected area in Costa Rica. It was completely isolated, and we were the only ones out there for the whole day. Until we went the leave, ...

Pescadore de agua dulce, mal pais, Costa Rica travel blog

Pescadore de agua dulce

A travel blog entry by bassmanms

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... you can barely see any bone sticking out now)   But to begin we finally made it out of Montezuma, all the way to mal pais, about 30 min down the coast.  Surfers town with way more surfer brahs and english speaking blokes!  good times though ...

Blood, Sweat, and Gears: We Made It! Part 1, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

Blood, Sweat, and Gears: We Made It! Part 1

A travel blog entry by kerrionabike

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... , said "tsunami" and laughed. That, in a nutshell, was my time in Gigante. Stay tuned for more exciting adventures involving baseball, Costa Rican cops, and the uncontrollable urge to commit murder! Sending you all the love I can muster, K PS!!!!! Let me ...

Wow a Big  Storm Last Night, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

Wow a Big Storm Last Night

A travel blog entry by brownieba

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I think it is time to get back to reality because yesterday was as lazy as they come. I did my morning walk and then we hung out around the house until we headed down to the beach for surfing/ boogie boarding at about 3 o'clock. It was a beautiful clear ...

Even hummingbirds stop and rest once in awhile, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

Even hummingbirds stop and rest once in awhile

A travel blog entry by laurapoff

... He mostly listened so not only am I not sore I think I got some great pictures. On the tour we stopped to see the oldest tree in Costa Rica which was from the ficus family and 500 years old. I have no idea how they know that is the oldest tree but it was ...

Manifesto Gathering, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

Manifesto Gathering

A travel blog entry by kimjames2010

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... sun exposure would give me skin cancer within days. It is really crazy how much stronger the heat and sun are here in Mal Pais compared to Tamarindo (which we thought was extremely hot). When the guys returned, we headed out for dinner. We decided that ...

Mal Pais, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

Mal Pais

A travel blog entry by itenerant78

We went to mal Pais for a few days. We partied alot at this time.  We rented a 4 wheeler which was later confiscated.  We stayed at Mal Pais Surf ...

Relaxing and Living La Pura Vida, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

Relaxing and Living La Pura Vida

A travel blog entry by dereknmaka

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... as we spent a lot of the day in our hammocks by the beach getting further into our respective books.  One thing that is great about Mal Pais is that we can sit in a hammock by the beach and literally not see another person for an hour or two.  I ...

Mal Pais, Costa Rica, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

Mal Pais, Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by simonandalison

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Catching a wave in Mal Pais, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

Catching a wave in Mal Pais

A travel blog entry by jefe

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From Bocas we ferried over to mainland Panama, took a gypsy cab (that was actually a large van) to the Costa Rica border (where we waited in line for almost two hours just to get out of the country), walked across the border, took a bus to San Jose, where ...

Santa Teresa, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

Santa Teresa

A travel blog entry by bstamfam

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... sometimes is really slow but is mostly available everywhere. Bethany and Luke come January 22nd and will have to find us in Cabuya. Kai is playing with the Costa Ricans and learning spanish......he has down "no comprendo". Chow for now, Hannah & Dad ...

Aug 04, 2009, Santa Teresa Costa Rica , Costa Rica travel blog

Aug 04, 2009

A travel blog entry by bschultz1021

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Un coche, la vida silvestre... y Gisele!, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

Un coche, la vida silvestre... y Gisele!

A travel blog entry by cannons

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So here we are, sitting watching the Sunday night NFL in a little surf village called Santa Teresa in Costa Rica. Aside from it's enormous, beautiful beach with immense waves and jungly backdrop, it also enjoys the privilege of being the ...

Banana Bar and great surfing!, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

Banana Bar and great surfing!

A travel blog entry by malonetravels2

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... the Tuesday taco special.  All was good and from there we headed out and found a place where Robert could get a SIM for our Costa Rica phone. Called it an evening and Jerry and Craig headed off to their place and we went back to ours for our usual ...

Another Pretty Bird, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

Another Pretty Bird

A travel blog entry by brownieba

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I just had a short call with Ryan and he tells me that it is -20 in Calgary. It is plus 30 and sunny again today in Mal Pais. It will be tough to get on the plane home this Saturday as I understand the cold is forecast to last. Oh well, I guess you can ...

Santa Teresa, Mal País, Costa Rica travel blog

Santa Teresa

A travel blog entry by vaidamins

Everyone there besides a couple of employees were from california. We were there during the green season which actually was very beneficial to us because it was not really crowded and the weather was actually beautiful ( it only rained for a couple of ...

Cabo Blanco National Park, Mal País, Costa Rica travel blog

Cabo Blanco National Park

A travel blog entry by elaine_and_marc

We thought we would do the tourist tour today and visit the Cabo Blanco Nature Reserve which is the first nature reserve in Costa Rica. We were told that is was a steep walk to a secluded beach in the middle of the park which should take about 2 hours...3 ...

Mal Pais and Santa Teresa, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

Mal Pais and Santa Teresa

A travel blog entry by v4lee

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... fall all over the place.  needless to say, i had quite a workout on my arms.  After we got to Cobano, because in costa rica, they dont quite work on an on time schedule, so our bus was suppose to leave at 10:30am and didnt even depart ...

Day Hike Beach Forest Mal Pais, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

Day Hike Beach Forest Mal Pais

A travel blog entry by malonetravels2

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... end and Santa Teresa begin.  According to the Nativo barman, the area where Nativo is and also Calocita was still considered Mal Pais even though they are both beyond the crossroads where some maps show as the dividing point.  According to ...

Trip to Mal Pais, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

Trip to Mal Pais

A travel blog entry by buckets2100

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... the end of the Costa Rican peninsula. The other girl named Kristen who has been traveling for a while now from Mexico all the way to Costa Rica, and knows less Spanish than I do, came with me on 4 public busses one ferry and one taxi. We had a three-hour ...

Mal Pais, Montezuma, Tamarindo et Manzanillo, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

Mal Pais, Montezuma, Tamarindo et Manzanillo

A travel blog entry by annecybissonet

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Alors après notre flop de voyage vers le sud, nous décidons de nous rabattre vers Mal Pais et Montezuma. Après un voyage de bus et ferry de 8 heures, nous arrivons à une magnifique plage au sable blanc, magnifique et du sable à perte de vue avec ...

Day 3 Monday part 1, Playa Carmen Costa Rica, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 3 Monday part 1

A travel blog entry by oceanspotion

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Today's weather started out with overcast skies, sporadic showers, a high tide, and waves. Hasn't been flat since I arrived. Today I started with a surf check, then breakfast....veggie omelette, surf for several hours, chill, long, long walk on the beach ...

It's a dogs life (The Art of Idleness in Mal Pais), Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

It's a dogs life (The Art of Idleness in Mal Pais)

A travel blog entry by hamiltonfamily

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... We've headed to the very tip of the Nicoya Pennisula on the Pacific coast, to the hippest surf town in Costa Rica, Malpais (Mal Pais?). The communities of Malpais and Santa Theresa actually blend together on the 10 kms or so lone coastal trail. ...

A Surfer's Paradise, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

A Surfer's Paradise

A travel blog entry by harryvs

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After an hour long ride through the beautiful Nicoyan Peninsular, I arrive at a low key surfing town and find a hostel which only has hammocks free for one night. So as I just wanted to chill out, I went for a hammock rather than look for a bed somewhere ...

Guess we should have made a reso..., Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

Guess we should have made a reso...

A travel blog entry by kimjames2010

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... so much to miss pot holes that I dont think I could have slept even if I was comfortable enough to do so. We arrived in Mal Pais & Santa Teresa (theyre separated by a fork in the road and are about 5 minutes apart) and got our cabby to bring us ...

Mal Pain-Santa Teresa, Mal Pais-Santa Teresa, Costa Rica travel blog

Mal Pain-Santa Teresa

A travel blog entry by shanejaime

This is it! Our very last week in Costa Rica and we decided to spend our last days just like we started... on the beach. We spent the last morning in Monteverde drinking up the best coffee ever! Monteverde has lots of coffee plantations all over and is ...

An out of the way place (bad place?), Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

An out of the way place (bad place?)

A travel blog entry by mills01480

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Malpais, still a destination away from it all, although locals think it is developing too quickly ! Bit nervous as translated it means bad place, a surfers paradise....no large chains of any kind (apart from car hire) and dirt roads that are just not ...

costa rica, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

costa rica

A travel blog entry by fullsurf

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Blood, Sweat, and Gears: We Made It: Part Dos, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

Blood, Sweat, and Gears: We Made It: Part Dos

A travel blog entry by kerrionabike

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... scowling will not win you friends at border crossings. Crossing the border took a bit more time than usual. Nicaragua and Costa Rica have a slightly bitter relationship, so I guess the lack of cooperation between countries can make the borders a bit ...

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