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Mi Ultimo Dia, Puriscal, Costa Rica travel blog

Mi Ultimo Dia

A travel blog entry by espriseme

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I taught the kids how to play the game described in Tuesday's entry, and gave Stephanie the cardboard clock I made. I should have taken a picture; it came out better than I'd expected.   The kids loved the game, although it took them a while to ...

Day 7: Rara Avis to La Fortuna, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 7: Rara Avis to La Fortuna

A travel blog entry by segacs

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Another early wake-up as we prepared to leave Rara Avis the same way we came. After breakfast, we pulled on our socks and boots, loaded our bags onto the tractor, and began our hike down. Unfortunately, our uncanny luck weather-wise had run out, and it ...

Volcan, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Volcan

A travel blog entry by miller.time

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Ad-libbing buses on leap day from: Tamarindo to Liberia Liberia to Canas Canas to Tileran Tileran to ... I missed the last bus out of Tileran to Monte Verde, so I got on the bus about to leave for Volcan Arenal. It is easy to ...

From paradise back to city life, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

From paradise back to city life

A travel blog entry by goodygrass

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We´re in San Jose now!  Have spent the last 3 days on buses and ferries travelling from the bay islands in Honduras all the way down to Tegucigalpa and then last night in Managua, Nicaragua.  It was somewhat of a shock going from such a ...

looooong travel back to Mexico ahead..., Liberia, Costa Rica travel blog

looooong travel back to Mexico ahead...

A travel blog entry by mtrm

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Sorry, the Czech translation only for now, EN one will come later... V Panamě City se nám přelomilo naše cestování Střední Amerikou a my zamířili zase zpět na sever. Ještě v samotné Panamě jsme měli ...

end of a nice, but painful week, Jaco, Costa Rica travel blog

end of a nice, but painful week

A travel blog entry by maiamuffin

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so, its been a week and lots and not much happenings.  going back to the first few days at the resort, most of which were spent not doing much. my burn was still as strong as when i had just gotten it and just now is starting to fade....and peel, ...

Morning at the Beach, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Morning at the Beach

A travel blog entry by jessicajohnston

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We spent the morning at the beach and the afternoon at the ...

Platanillo to visit Ruben and Lucy, Platanillo, Costa Rica travel blog

Platanillo to visit Ruben and Lucy

A travel blog entry by nabeards

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... our way to San Jose from San Isidro. We were heading to the airport to come back to the US. Lucy and Ruben moved to Costa Rica about a decade ago, and they’ve built up a cattle ranch that produces milk and beef. They told us back in 2011 that ...

Rain, Zapote, Costa Rica travel blog

Rain

A travel blog entry by limehybrid

Hi everyone. It just rains and rains in this country. That´s it just rain. Nothing´s happening here. We go to school and hangout with our host family and Jeff invents reasons to leave the house. We´ve seen a couple of movies this week and we ate some ...

Playa del Coco in Costa Rica, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica travel blog

Playa del Coco in Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by pavel.jares

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Zdravim z krasne Kostariky, kam jsme dorazili z Nikaraguy. Bude se mi po Nikarague styskat, ale tady je to take nadherne. Je to tu rozhodne turistictejsi a rozvinutejsi. V poledne jsme udelali s Magnusem sendvic a odpoledne se na plazi se k nam pripojila ...

Pineapples and Volcanos, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Pineapples and Volcanos

A travel blog entry by edpass

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... ; After many people's suggestions of their techniques, they were all proven wrong, and the humorous presenter (I think everyone in Costa Rica is a born comedian) gave us the goods.  Look for one with these 4 characteristics...big eyes, a cylindrical ...

Monte Verde, Monte Verde  Costa Rica, Costa Rica travel blog

Monte Verde

A travel blog entry by d-rocka

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... was pretty cool but I have seen better in drumheller AB haha, 6 bucks though.. Some (most) things are like canadian prices in Costa... but some times you get a decent deal: Delux burger and fries, a coke, a expresso, and fresh fruit milk shake for ...

Bananaland, Cahuita, Costa Rica travel blog

Bananaland

A travel blog entry by janinger

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... bezahlen. Es ist ja nicht so, dass ich Toast besonders gerne esse, aber Frühstücken tue ich gerne. Unsere Aufenthaltszeit in Costa Rica wird wohl eher kurz ausfallen. Das Costa Rica tatsächlich viel Natur und Wildlife zu bieten hat, durften wir gleich ...

Lo siento, no hablo español, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Lo siento, no hablo español

A travel blog entry by cookcorn

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Costa Rica, here we are (home of possibly the best bank notes in the world), We left New York at 2:30am for a 6:15 flight with LASCA airlines which turned out to be TACA - that's really not the kind of thing someone with a pathological fear of flying ...

In The Shadow Of A Volcano, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

In The Shadow Of A Volcano

A travel blog entry by jameshardy88

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... drying off their wings in the midday sun made for a entertaining diversion. Off at the other side we found ourselves in Los Chilies, Costa Rica, my 20th country of the trip!  As we were aiming to make it all the way to Monteverde today ...

Day 11: Monteverde, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 11: Monteverde

A travel blog entry by segacs

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... slideshow presentation about the history of the Monteverde reserve. Founded by American Quakers opposed to militarism who were attracted to Costa Rica because of a lack of army, the reserve and town were very small and under-developed until recently. We ...

Buswahn die Zweite, San Isidro de El General, Costa Rica travel blog

Buswahn die Zweite

A travel blog entry by diene

... Irgendwann geht es los, dass der Bus immer ausgeht, wenn irgendwie falsch geschaltet wurde.Auch das in Costa Rica natuerlich kein ProblemHandlungsanweisung:- Vollbesetzten Bus rueckwaerts rollen lassen - Rueckwaertsgang rein - Kupplung kommen lassen (Bus ...

san juan, San jaun del sur, Nicaragua travel blog

san juan

A travel blog entry by locaparacristo

beautiful.. and i get to work ...

Rafting down the  Rio Pacuare, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Rafting down the Rio Pacuare

A travel blog entry by socalkid

I woke up early this morning to catch the 6:30AM shuttle to the base camp for a river rafting trip I had booked a few days ago. The base camp is between Puerto Viejo and San Jose, and the company will drop you off in either location. The cost of the ...

Rocking in Puerto Viejo, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

Rocking in Puerto Viejo

A travel blog entry by cgavin

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... our favourite spots was Rocking J's in Puerto Viejo. So after a boat, a few buses and a walk over the rickety bridge into Costa Rica, Cletus and I picked out two of Rocking J's finest hammocks to call our home for the next four days.   Puerto Viejo ...

A gift from above, Orosi, Costa Rica travel blog

A gift from above

A travel blog entry by greenhousevt

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... after about 45 seconds or so, there was *WARM* -- as in bona fide almost *HOT* -- water. The hottest water I've found in Costa Rica (their so-called "hot springs" certainly are warmer than the showers, but they are by no means "hot" as I would define ...

rain rain go away, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

rain rain go away

A travel blog entry by megusta

... , one is from Austin, the other from San Antonio, Texas. They are both exchange students studying Spanish at the University of Costa Rica from Texas State University. (Time to get that Texan accent down, my repetoire is slowly expanding) We now have 6 ...

Monkeys and toucans and sloths...oh my!, Dominical, Costa Rica travel blog

Monkeys and toucans and sloths...oh my!

A travel blog entry by adventuregirl

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I finally made it to Hacienda Barú, my home away from home for the next 2 months or so. THIS is the Costa Rica I have been waiting for- warm weather, moist air, lush green rolling hills. It is absolutely beautiful. A little about Baru. It is ...

Rip Tides & Cock Blockers, Playa Carillo, Costa Rica travel blog

Rip Tides & Cock Blockers

A travel blog entry by therican

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 Wake up about 8;45 am ( Generally, not a happening time for me ) But, because its not raining, the drunks are still passed out and the beach is basically vacant. So, after a quick breakfast and a long 7 mile walk to another beach next to Samara ...

More monkeys on the road to Manzanillo, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica travel blog

More monkeys on the road to Manzanillo

A travel blog entry by socalkid

... gorillas but are actually only medium sized primates - they are bigger than the Capuchins and I believe the largest primates in Costa Rica (there are only 4 types here - Capuchin, Howler, Squirrel, and the elusive and endangered Spider). Continuing ...

Love la Pura Vida, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Love la Pura Vida

A travel blog entry by purcy

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... the first time I felt chilly in weeks and actually wore a jumper. Monte Verde is one of the adventure capitals of Costa Rica. Hiking, zip lines, canopy walks, canyoning, horse riding, abseiling, Tarzan swings and night treks. I planned on spending quite ...

Arrived at Costa Rica Airport ,10pm (local time), San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Arrived at Costa Rica Airport ,10pm (local time)

A travel blog entry by ditch

... Airlines obviously felt that it needed livening up by managing to lose my luggage on arrival at Costa Rica airport.After filling in various forms and dealing with the required protocol I finally headed through customs and immigration where ...

Wild River Rafting, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Wild River Rafting

A travel blog entry by ptpattys_places

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Yee-haw!!!  Down the Sarapiqui River we went, and boy did we went!!  If our guide, Sevi, had not been so skilled there is no telling.  This Class 3 to 4 river did not disappoint in terms of thrills and OMGs.  And a few other phrases. ...

Otra vez!, Cahuita, Costa Rica travel blog

Otra vez!

A travel blog entry by espriseme

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... minute to find it, even with his help. There was one girl who came out on the boat but didn't go in the water; she's a Costa Rica native who had never been to Cahuita, lives in Vienna now and speaks five languages. I'm always envious of people who have ...

Banana's, Bicycles and Hammocks, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

Banana's, Bicycles and Hammocks

A travel blog entry by samlocke3

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Puerto Viejo is a great little place with a definite Caribbean flavour lots of 'Bob Marley's about. We stayed in Rocking J's hostel which is right on the beach and has a great character about it- the first couple of nights we had a 'cell' like room ...

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