Travel Blogs from Samara, Costa Rica

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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 ...

Christmas on the Beach, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Christmas on the Beach

A travel blog entry by rhinosride

Chistmas on the ...

Samara, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Samara

A travel blog entry by mariejeanwilson

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... to see a beautiful pacific sunset that this beach is supposed to be famous for. This is turning out to be a bit of a pattern in Costa Rica, as we also failed to see the famous, lava spewing volcano at Arenal! I hope our next stop, Manual Antonio, where ...

Samara - Wellen-Surfen für Anfänger, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Samara - Wellen-Surfen für Anfänger

A travel blog entry by bergfex75

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... . Der Kanadier Brian lebt seit 30 Jahren hier und führt seit 8 Jahren dieses Hostel. Sowieso ist insgesamt die Stimmung in Samara absolut entspannt und - ganz ehrlich - hier ist "schon" oder "erst" (nach 3 Wochen?) der erste Ort, wo wir beide sagen: ...

Samara, Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Samara

A travel blog entry by jvcullen

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... is very slow and very expensive and so I'll wait until I'm back in San Jose on Sunday to put up all my photos. I'm in Samara which is a beach town on the Pacific coast. It's great. The school is write on the beach, and there are hammocks at the ...

A-LOTa COSTa rica, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

A-LOTa COSTa rica

A travel blog entry by rofo

Arrived in Playa Samara on the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica. This quiet little town comprises virtually of two streets. The main drag that leads to the beach dotted with restaraunts and flash hotels, and the esplanade dotted with hotels and more hotels. ...

Costa...Rica too! “PURA VIDA!”, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Costa...Rica too! “PURA VIDA!”

A travel blog entry by joaopisco

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  No país mais seguro da américa central (excepto se estivermos na costa do caribé), no país com maior diversidade de fauna e flora, no país que se esquece, frequentemente, de qual o nome da sua moeda local, podemos: Acordar na praia ...

Montezuma to Samara, Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Montezuma to Samara

A travel blog entry by jvcullen

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... at some nice beaches, and enventually, after driving for a long time,through a lot through the jungle,- we saw some snakes-, we arrived in Samara at about 11pm. Nice. It was a good test of Spanish along the way. We asked directions a lot. I called my host ...

Cleaning Kinder Class Room with uVolunteer, Costa Rica, Costa Rica travel blog

Cleaning Kinder Class Room with uVolunteer

A travel blog entry by uvolunteer

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One group began by bringing the long tables and red and yellow chairs outside for a thorough washing and scrubbing. Though they are cleaned on a daily basis, the tables still bore a layer of fingerprints and crayon scribbles and needed an extra ...

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

Costa...Rica

A travel blog entry by joaopisco

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... 'a à sua livre-circulação ou dos seus donos; Existe um negócio fantástico à saida da Nicarágua e à entrada da Costa Rica: profissionais de preenchimento dos cartões de entrada e saída no país. A troco de um “donativo”, como ...

A few comments from Samara, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

A few comments from Samara

A travel blog entry by julieetbill

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Hi: We are currently in the beach town of Samara on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica. I haven´t written for a while so will provide an update on some things related to Guatemala and Costa Rica before we head off to Ecuador. Not sure I mentioned this ...

At the beach, Samara Beach, Costa Rica travel blog

At the beach

A travel blog entry by agunited4

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... has a lot of little bungalows and a few restaurants and bars but it is not really touristy yet compared to other beaches in Costa Rica. We came here hoping for a few days of surfing and diving but thesurf is not up and the diving dosent really seem to be ...

COSTA RICA: Travels w/ friends on NICOYA Peninsula, Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

COSTA RICA: Travels w/ friends on NICOYA Peninsula

A travel blog entry by the-boy_picot

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... constant exposure to costal/seaside resorts of late...grrrrr So, over the last week or so I have been exploring another area of Costa Rica - Nicoya pensinsula.. higher up on Pacific Coast.... It was a good job the last of us left on Monday as there ...

Leaving Samara, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Leaving Samara

A travel blog entry by kaushansky

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oh..........life in paradise!!! We have spent 2 lovely days here........yesterday just lying on the beach, or in the shade trying not to get fried by the sun. Sonny's little white body crisping so easily. Sitting under palm trees, drinking beers on the ...

The Island, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

The Island

A travel blog entry by srtakendra

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Bright yellow and neon green kayaks called to us, a beacon as we arrived at the beach this morning. Yesterday the students learned how to paddle on a surf board. Today, the students were going to learn how to paddle a sea kayak. The theoretical part ...

Exams and Lessons, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Exams and Lessons

A travel blog entry by srtakendra

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... nbsp; Our first high-noon we spent eating a delicious lunch at Sheriff Rustic where we chose from a menu of typical Costa Rican dishes, the standard hamburger or the classic cheese sandwich. Whatever they ordered, they also received an obligatory glass ...

A Sámara, des mangues il en mangue pas !, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

A Sámara, des mangues il en mangue pas !

A travel blog entry by laultimalluvia

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...   On ne peut pas parler de Sámara sans parler de la tribu d'animaux qui vivent avec nous dans notre camping. A noter qu'au Costa Rica, un bout de terrain entre deux maisons s'appelle un camping, hehe. On vous présente donc le coq le plus drôle du ...

Playa Samara, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Playa Samara

A travel blog entry by hyme

1 night in Playa Samara (would have stayed longer but it´s the rainy ...

Ein ganz besonderer Jahrestag!, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Ein ganz besonderer Jahrestag!

A travel blog entry by seeyou2011

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Nach einigen Tagen Erholung in den Thermalquellen von Miravalles ging es wieder zurück an den schönen Pazifikstrand von Samara! Immerhin gab es ja was besonderes zum feiern. Und endlich konnten Sabrina und Philipp die Katze aus dem Sack lassen: für den ...

Nicaragua to Costa Rica, Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Nicaragua to Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by cedric.brehaut

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... in our mouths... but now we're ready to enter Costa Rica.  There are no real issues or unnecessary complexities for entry into Costa Rica... but it does take about 1h45, most of it due to the car permit and the dog permit. For the car everything is ...

Monkeys and birds in Samara, Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Monkeys and birds in Samara

A travel blog entry by cedric.brehaut

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First morning in Samara. As we take breakfast and enjoy the view on our balcony we are joined by a family of howler monkeys. We've been hearing their loud voices since yesterday night and they've been driving our dogs loco! At first we think we are ...

Playa Samara, Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Playa Samara

A travel blog entry by tom.himes

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... to be another hour wait. A taxi came by and one of the others waved him down and we all got in and got to our destination, Playa Samara in 10 minutes saving us an hour of waiting at a bus stop.   The hostel was just down the street and we arrived and ...

Samara, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

Samara

A travel blog entry by micheleen

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... flipperen bij het ¨casino¨ verderop in de straat. Tevens ontmoette we een leuk stel in de stad...Julio en Carina uit Samara. Julio is daar directeur van de taalschool en Carina is een Duitse welke een taalcursus volgde en blijkbaar veel huiswerk heeft ...

Blog entry, November 25th 2003, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Blog entry, November 25th 2003

A travel blog entry by mchavez

Time goes fast, as we all know, and I'll finish my fourth week in Costa Rica today already! I'm gonna transfer to another school for four weeks tomorrow. That place is called Playa Samara and apparently it's a pretty quiet spot, good for swimming and ...

Ole ole ole ole Ticos Ticos, Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Ole ole ole ole Ticos Ticos

A travel blog entry by nickjwatson

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... canals - and we were lucky enough to see dolphins on the way. So after a rapid week in Panama we crossed over to Costa Rica, and a place called Puerto Viejo - which has a similar vibe to Bocas - althugh the beaches were better and calmer - great for ...

Surfing in Samara, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Surfing in Samara

A travel blog entry by ettiundgeorg

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... üste. In San jose war's unnatürlich kalt aber schon nach 2 h Autofahrt wurde es heiß - sehr heiß ;) In Samara hat der Georg ein Super schönes Apartment gebucht. Es lag auf einen Hügel über dem Dorf, mit Meeresblick - ...

Playa del Yank, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

Playa del Yank

A travel blog entry by jandkross

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... have to make the first change to the pencilled in itinerary.  Then we discovered a company advertising transfers between Montezuma and Samara in 5 hours.  At $45 each this was a bit of an extravagance but the time saved convinced us that it ...

Getting to Ostional, Ostional, Costa Rica travel blog

Getting to Ostional

A travel blog entry by kstephens

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I left San Jose this morning at 6:30 for Santa Cruz. My first bus was nice and clean and quiet and empty. The bus from Santa Cruz however, after a two hour wait, was the opposite extreme... so crowded and hot, there was barely room for my bag and me. ...

No me gusta verbos irregulares!, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

No me gusta verbos irregulares!

A travel blog entry by sskatie

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A bit of a mixed week in Playa Samara: On the upside, a beautiful spot, a chilled atmosphere, friendly relaxed people, and a good group at the school. On the downside, it was as hot and humid as hell (never my favourite temperature) and I managed to get ...

Samara, Tambor, Manuel Antonio, Tortuguero, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Samara, Tambor, Manuel Antonio, Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by rebeccaholt

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... but clean and didn't have any bugs in it at all (I am now not so touchy over this as bugs are literally everywhere in Costa Rica). Samara beach was lovely but the town is small with not much going on and really we just stayed there to break up the journey ...

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