Travel Blogs from San Jose, Costa Rica

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Cups....., San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Cups.....

A travel blog entry by missouri

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Object of the game.....start in El Pueblo at Bar 69...get a cup and keep it the whole night...so you have to take it with you everywhere(which usually entails explaining to bouncers the importance of this specific cup and why they should make an ...

June18-21: Country Costa Culture, Rio Celeste, Costa Rica travel blog

June18-21: Country Costa Culture

A travel blog entry by missouri

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June 18: After a month of procrastinating, I decide school might not happen; therefore, decide to immerse myself completely in the culture. A few days with a non-english speaking family in the country with noone else around will really wet your thirst ...

Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by m-and-c

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... winters, the place will be amazing when it is finished and so near the beach too. Property development is huge business in Costa Rica with lots of people investing. Costa Rica is also widely known for its business and property scams on a huge scale. ...

Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by tinytraveller

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... ?". With a huge grin on my face like a little child I say "why not?". Difficult to top that one! What´s next? San Jose, the capital city of Costa Rica. Quite nice as cities go but it is just a stop over point for us. We have the afternoon to do ...

Dia Primo - San Jose, Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Dia Primo - San Jose, Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by dinaboo

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After months of planning and waiting, Bob and I finally arrived in Costa Rica late last night after a smooth and seemingly speedy flight(s) from Chicago - Miami - San Jose. The final two days of preparation were hell for me as I was also moving out of my ...

Is that a bar in your pocket or... (w/ p.u.), San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Is that a bar in your pocket or... (w/ p.u.)

A travel blog entry by iwasthud

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... scrapped from the road". So it was which much Bliss that we laid our head to rest in a hotel in the Costa Rican capital of San Jose with a double bed complete with fresh sheets and fluffy pillows and a bathroom with mini-soaps. I almost missed scraping ...

Pura Vida, We've Made It., San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Pura Vida, We've Made It.

A travel blog entry by nklenske

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Read More at Klenske, Ink. We made it to San Jose today around 1:30. The airport and city are very modern and big. The weather is perfect, mid 70's. And getting from the airport to the hotel was the easiest transfer I've ever done. Once we cleared ...

The New Year, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

The New Year

A travel blog entry by nklenske

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... , it was past 4pm before we left, so needless to say we missed our connection. But the tour company booked us a hotel in san jose, took care of the costs for the hotel that we had booked in monteverde, and arranged for transportation for us to monteverde ...

Bumpy Roads and Hobbit Holes, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Bumpy Roads and Hobbit Holes

A travel blog entry by nklenske

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Visit Klenske, Ink. Today was a 'dia tipico' here in costa rica. hot, hot, and even more hot. we actually tried to sleep in today, but we just woke up around 6:30. Damn it. we had a nice breakfast and coffee delivered to our room and we ate breakfast ...

Into the City, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Into the City

A travel blog entry by nklenske

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... mile in chicago. Lots of people and lots of shops. Kara found a brazil football (aka soccer) jersey and I got, of course, my costa rica pins. We also got some t-shirts, ice cream, and an ox cart replica, which is a standard costa rican craft. After ...

Chaotic Border Crossing--Peñas Blancas, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Chaotic Border Crossing--Peñas Blancas

A travel blog entry by panf007

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... road well and speed was at his mercy. After about an hour or so, we arrived at Penas Blancas, the border town with Costa Rica. The crossing was chaotic, as we didn't know where to find the Nicarguan immigration, after some hard searching and asking ...

El Señor de los Anillos--La Comunidad del Anillo, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

El Señor de los Anillos--La Comunidad del Anillo

A travel blog entry by panf007

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... from diverse backgrounds travel for a common goal. This great movie truly left an impression in my heart. A lot of people would remember where they first saw the Lord Of The Rings; for me, I can honestly say "in San Jose, Costa Rica, on Christmas ...

Christmas, French Wine,  and Winnie the Pooh, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Christmas, French Wine, and Winnie the Pooh

A travel blog entry by panf007

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Me and Juliette spend our first Christmas together, and it was my first Christmas outside Canada. Everything was closed in San Jose except for the Chinese Resturant next door to our hotel, so we had our lunch there. We had nothing to do the whole day, so ...

The airport concourse...from a boeing 737!!!, San Jose International Airport, Costa Rica travel blog

The airport concourse...from a boeing 737!!!

A travel blog entry by neilandamy

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... werent enough seats for the passengers boarding. Once all was sorted we thought we were gonna be underway but no........... it was raining and for some reason we couldnt take off. though eventually we did.....and that was costa rica. ...

Do you know the way to San Jose?!, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Do you know the way to San Jose?!

A travel blog entry by samlocke3

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After a very loooooooooong flight from the UK we arrived in the bustling city of San Jose Costa Rica!! Feeling knackered after the flight we made our way quickly to the hostel we'd reserved and pretty much straight to bed. The true adventures start ...

Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by arthur~trillian

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Footballs, Rockers and the American Way, Santiago de Puriscal, Costa Rica travel blog

Footballs, Rockers and the American Way

A travel blog entry by moppet77

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... evidence below. Class was also interesting, because I learned some random bits of information about significant cultural differences between Costa Rica and the U.S. that I am fairly certain I would not have otherwise known.  For example, I learned ...

Wheel into the hotsprings, San Isidro de el General, Costa Rica travel blog

Wheel into the hotsprings

A travel blog entry by danielaccg

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we distributed in and around san jose for the first 4 days--at a school near aunt rhoda's house, at the DHL warehouse, and at a children's hospital.  for the last day we took a 5 hour trip towards the south and west to the city of perez zeledon ...

Departure and Arrival!, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Departure and Arrival!

A travel blog entry by misterwilborn

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... , but inevitably this is going to be revealed.   After a three hour and forty minute flight, we touched down in San Jose, Costa Rica. A feeling of relief and increased excitement had certainly taken over the group. Our time in airports and planes has ...

Living Abroad, Escazu, Costa Rica travel blog

Living Abroad

A travel blog entry by travelinfam

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Just a quick stop in Costa Rica..., San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Just a quick stop in Costa Rica...

A travel blog entry by allisonakemi

Just a quick stop over in San Jose, Costa Rica.  I spent a little over a month here in Costa Rica a few years ago and I am a bit anxious to get up to Nicaragua... heading north ...

Getting Settled!, San Rafael de Escazu, Costa Rica travel blog

Getting Settled!

A travel blog entry by julianstauffer

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I arrived in Costa Rica well.  The flight was quick but uncomfortable because I was sleeping and my head kept bobbing up and down.  Silvia picked me up at the airport and brought me back to her place where I am staying for the next few months. ...

Back to Michigan, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Back to Michigan

A travel blog entry by jimstephkrueger

Flying to ...

Dulce de Leche, San José, Costa Rica travel blog

Dulce de Leche

A travel blog entry by megusta

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... told me that she was born and raised in Italy. She went to London to study english for a few years when she decided to come to Costa Rica for vacation. That's when she met and fell in love with her husband, who was a local. She moved here to be with him, ...

On the Road: The Pan-American Highway, Santiago de Puriscal, Costa Rica travel blog

On the Road: The Pan-American Highway

A travel blog entry by moppet77

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... of the fruit or coffee plantations) and an ambulance stuck in traffic.  I really hope that I never end up in an ambulance in Costa Rica--I really have to believe the odds are not in your favor.  At any rate, with only one wrong turn as I headed ...

colombia dejavu, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

colombia dejavu

A travel blog entry by senorbrian

... and the cold and making my way to the pacific cost. I never made it to the pacific coast so im spending a night in san jose costa rica. Bus journey So on the bus today i was traveling with a swedish guy and his gf from new zealand they have over ...

the pivotal step, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

the pivotal step

A travel blog entry by sfahey184

so here i am in san jose...finally.A gruelling 12 hour flight with a baby close by crying pretty much the whole way here. I have had a sleep and shower so i feel ready for a day in the big BIG city of san jose. I dont really have much to comment on just ...

Une grosse ville mais une ambiance de pueblo.., San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Une grosse ville mais une ambiance de pueblo..

A travel blog entry by poledd

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Nico et Denis sont donc bien arrives et notre groupe se constitue maintenant de 5 personnes! Le Costa Rica est fondamentalement different de tous les pays que nous avons visites jusqu'a present. Beaucoup plus riche et developpe, la capitale ressemble ...

Annie is here!, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Annie is here!

A travel blog entry by greenhousevt

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Wahoo! Annie made it here safe and sound and for some reason she thinks it's hot here. We've already had 1.5 margaritas each (ok, maybe I had 1.75 and she had the other 1.25) and we've chatted up our cute gay guy hosts at a gay hotel here. We're about ...

a bit dirty, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

a bit dirty

A travel blog entry by riege

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San Jose is the capital of Costa Rica and lies in the Central Valley. In the centre there is not that much to do, there are several churches and a pedestrian mall with lots of shops and western food chains. The air is also a bit dirty. When I ...

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