Travel Blogs from Costa Rica

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

A travel blog entry by krisandmarilyn

... the Coffee Plantation with Hans. 11. Q)BEST WEATHER? A)Argentina 12. Q)CHEAPEST COUNTRY? A)Bolivia 13. Q)MOST EXPENSIVE COUNTRY A)Costa Rica followed closely by Chile 14. Q)WHAT DO WE MISS ALREADY? A) MAGE, Munchi´s ice cream in ...

Surfing and Relaxing in Santa Teresa, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica travel blog

Surfing and Relaxing in Santa Teresa

A travel blog entry by miller.time

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Waking up early is a difficult task. Therefore I took the bus that leaves San Jose in the light and arrives at Mal Pais and Santa Teresa in the dark rather than being able to leave in the dark early morning and arriving in the day light. The ferry over ...

My second life in Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

My second life in Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by india

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... family. So now I am back with my first family, the ones I lived with during my Spanish classes, my first month in Costa Rica. I kept contact with them since the beginning. My host sister, Annapa, works in events, and always has places for concerts or ...

Pura Vida: Puerto Viejo, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

Pura Vida: Puerto Viejo

A travel blog entry by kevandjen

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We were up early to leave Monteverde as we had a full day of travel ahead of us to get to our next destination. Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica. As sad as we were to be leaving Monteverde, we couldn't wait to get to the Caribbean Coast. We had heard it was one ...

back to paradise, Santa theresa, mal pais, Costa Rica travel blog

back to paradise

A travel blog entry by maiamuffin

the next morning after juggling my heart our, i caught a bus to santa thersa...again....it is soo nice there that i had to go back.  it was a long day of driving but when i got to my hostel i went straight down to the ocean and took a swim. the ...

Update in Transit, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Update in Transit

A travel blog entry by truetravelerare

... the totem pole. Throughout their history, they have deferred to the other 4 tribes of the political area of Panama and Costa Rica whenever challenged. Their survival strategy has been deference. I was told in Boquete that whenever there is a parade, the ...

CLOSE TO NATURE AS YOU CAN WITH YOUR PANTS ON..., Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica travel blog

CLOSE TO NATURE AS YOU CAN WITH YOUR PANTS ON...

A travel blog entry by prieststrip

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... crocodiles. A great deal of protection and planning has helped the National Park of Corcovado which is known at the Amazon of Costa Rica, become the remaining primary forest on the Pacific coastline between here and Mexico.  Here we were for the next ...

Update with stories, Escazu, Costa Rica travel blog

Update with stories

A travel blog entry by travelinfam

Here's an update with stories from Honduras ...

My first experience Horsebackriding, Naranjito, Costa Rica travel blog

My first experience Horsebackriding

A travel blog entry by jessicajohnston

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Very fun, but hot!!! We had to stop for lunch and a couple of beers along the ...

Tarzan swinging, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Tarzan swinging

A travel blog entry by annakins64

... Zealand. There is a whole host of cool and interesting activities to do here. I settled for doing the extreme zip lining through the Costa Rican rainforest. At first I was a little bit scared. The highest zip line is 200m in the air and the longest is 1km ...

Border From Hell, Peñas Blancas, Costa Rica travel blog

Border From Hell

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

... line" and not have to wait. Thinking that this was a special system, I agreed and he gave me the forms to enter Costa Rica, which I completed.  After that he had me follow him to the building for processing, in which I learned the express line was ...

Just  a touch of paradise, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Just a touch of paradise

A travel blog entry by mknox

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... . Our room was lovely and they had even provided a fruit platter and a fridge to keep it cool. The sun sets around 5.30 in Costa Rica and it gets dark almost immediately so we decided to head down to the beach first to watch the sunset over the Pacific ...

Volcano Town, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Volcano Town

A travel blog entry by mnasf

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... .  It seemed like we spent hours driving around the lake.  We did see some interesting sights while driving.  Costa Rica is a beautiful country.  We learned there may be Crocodiles in Lake Arenal (Oscar our driver didn't think there ...

meeting and greeting!, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

meeting and greeting!

A travel blog entry by sfahey184

so i have met the  group all see m fun and ready for an adventure to the rainforest tomorrow morning. found out that we will be tested during the week on the knowledge of the birds and the turtles before we can go on the surveys so i guess i  ...

First Beach in Costa Rica, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica travel blog

First Beach in Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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Now - we start our search for the best beach in Costa Rica, first going to the first one north on the Pacific Ocean "Playa Hermosa".  A small mostly family town with gray sand, small waves and a nice cove for a sunset view.  During our stay here ...

Salida Y Vuelta de la Cuidad de Saint Joe, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Salida Y Vuelta de la Cuidad de Saint Joe

A travel blog entry by adventurehs

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... fuimos en una caminata y habia una piscina manantial muy fria pero Silas, Toli y yo pusimos nuestas cabezas en el agua.  Costa Rica es muy divertido y calientito.  Manana tal vez vamos a mirar la escuela de El Castillo.  We arrived in El ...

Playa Grande- Surf, siestas and sunsets, Playa Grande, Costa Rica travel blog

Playa Grande- Surf, siestas and sunsets

A travel blog entry by lightnerjohnson

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The girls had a few days off of school, so we decided to use it as an opportunity to see more of Costa Rica and headed for the beach! Playa Grande appealed to us because it is known as a laid back, quiet surf town with a great beach and waves big enough ...

Manuel Antonio, Quepos, Costa Rica travel blog

Manuel Antonio

A travel blog entry by siegfried_h.

Manuel ...

Pushing the Limits, Uvita, Costa Rica travel blog

Pushing the Limits

A travel blog entry by kurtzman

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... separate into interested and invested individuals. This trip has been eye-opening for the students, but it has been humbling for me. I am happy to be leaving Costa Rica with a new understanding of the country and of what my students can do for the world. ...

Montez(f)uma, Costa Rica, Pura Vida..., Montezuma, Costa Rica travel blog

Montez(f)uma, Costa Rica, Pura Vida...

A travel blog entry by gerhard

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After a few Imperial beers in the Hostel with a girl from vienna and the US I decided to go to Montezuma the place where Lolita (real name Christina) the US girl lives and work. She promissed me nice beaches, good weather and a lot of fun. 12h later we ...

Our secret beach, Guanacaste, Costa Rica travel blog

Our secret beach

A travel blog entry by travellerdalton

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It was an awesome drive, better than taking the bus.  The beach is long and the waves are big.  I don't want to say where the beach is because I don't want it to change.  It is very quiet and I don't want people to build hotels and ...

I can't believe it's almost over!!!, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

I can't believe it's almost over!!!

A travel blog entry by giedre-sha

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... soaked. After dinner we get back to the hotel and decide to enjoy a bottle of red wine while swimming in the pool. No people around, completely quiet and warm. Absolutely amazing. Cheers to the unforgettable adventure and the final night in Costa Rica. ...

Holly and Gordon this is for you!, Montezuma, Costa Rica travel blog

Holly and Gordon this is for you!

A travel blog entry by wandering-again

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Holly and Gordon we are thinking of you both on your wedding day today. Sorry we couldn't be there in body but we definitely are in spirit! Sending you both lots of love and happiness. Can't wait to see the pictures and FULL video!!  xxxx   ...

Surfer Town, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica travel blog

Surfer Town

A travel blog entry by kyleandfran

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Costa Rican capital, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Costa Rican capital

A travel blog entry by timeofourlives

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... next stop was the old military school complete with bullet holes in the walls! It now houses a museum showing the history of Costa Rica and a cute little butterfly garden. After our day of sightseeing Kerry spotted another market on the way back to the ...

Another big steaming hole, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Another big steaming hole

A travel blog entry by sainty1

... ;is horrible. You will be accosted by thousands of touts and you won´t find anywhere to stay. It´s supposed to be one of Costa Rica´s top tourism destinations as it sits below an active volcano that has been known to spew out molten rock. We were on ...

Searching for the Waterfall..., Montezuma, Costa Rica travel blog

Searching for the Waterfall...

A travel blog entry by natclavel

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I don't know what got into us today...Brendan and I were up early to check out the monkeys and the rainforest creatures that we'd heard all about from the other visitors. We saw the moneys and the maintenance workers, a couple skinny racoons, and Paul ...

Surfs up, Tamarino, Costa Rica travel blog

Surfs up

A travel blog entry by allymeier

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... 100m in the air. Really, really fun. We didn't spend long here and moved on to La Fortuna. La Fortuna is the home of Costa Rica's most active volcanoes - Arenal. Maggs and I took a 'Volcano Tour', we walked thru the jungle at the base of the volcano and ...

Jour 3 - Commentaire de Christine, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

Jour 3 - Commentaire de Christine

A travel blog entry by remilien

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Vive la farniente! Ce fut définitivement le thème de la journée!  Nous nous sommes levés tard et nous avons été accueillis par un soleil éclatant et plombant. Cette belle température nous a incités à modifier nos plans de la journée: ...

still packing?? yep still packing, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

still packing?? yep still packing

A travel blog entry by mlillie

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Yes- it is 12:43am and I am still packing. Hard to really believe that I am still up. But I have to leave the house at 3:30am so who knows if I will sleep before I leave. Maybe I will actually be able to sleep on the plane. Some friends came over tonight ...

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