Travel Blogs from Costa Rica

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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 ...

Yes I am a tourist, Provinz Puntarenas, Costa Rica travel blog

Yes I am a tourist

A travel blog entry by eeyore82

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Monteverde - or the cloud forrest- is an amazingly beautiful place, the nature is just amazing. The little town/ village Santa Elena- consisting of two roads and I dont know how many hostels is the place to stay. Its super touristy, and there is a lot ...

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 ...

San José, Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica travel blog

San José, Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by morganfay

Well, here it is...my first official entry! I've been in Costa Rica for three weeks, and only now am I able to get this in motion. Shall we play catch-up? I arrived safe and sound (albeit delayed by almost two hours) on the evening of Wednesday, July ...

Manuel Antonio NP and other Ramblings, Quepos, Costa Rica travel blog

Manuel Antonio NP and other Ramblings

A travel blog entry by philthy

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Manuel Antonio National Park Today we hit the beautiful beaches of Manuel Antonio National Park, which is just a 10 minute bus ride from our hostel.  We walked with Ani in the shady area along the beach, giving her some morning exercise.  Then ...

Carribean Coast, Cahuita, Costa Rica travel blog

Carribean Coast

A travel blog entry by figman

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Later ...

Honduragua, Liberia Canton, Costa Rica travel blog

Honduragua

A travel blog entry by mikeandnat

8

... to match! We stayed at the founder of the Nicaraguan surf associations house, I wish we could have seen him surf, as he used to coach the national team and compete. One more chicken bus and we will be in Costa Rica, the final leg of the Latin America ...

Madame Speaker... Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Madame Speaker... Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by mikeandnat

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So my final blog from from Central America. Liberia is a bit of a nothing city, not a lot to see, a few American restaurants, and quite industrial. We were let down by our lodgings, as the owner never showed, so we checked into a hotel, which was ...

Photos Costa Rica, Quepos, Costa Rica travel blog

Photos Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by laureneden

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drivin' in Costa Rica, Alajuela Canton, Costa Rica travel blog

drivin' in Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by geoff_vh

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Ik heb al een paar dagen niks van me laten horen. Ik dacht het is weer even tijd voor een update.  Don Alvaro heeft me de laatste dagen meegenomen om zo de weg naar het vliegveld beter te leren kennen. En gister avond was het zover, Peter zei breng ...

No room at the inn..., Zarcero, Costa Rica travel blog

No room at the inn...

A travel blog entry by sarah

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Libby, Ani, and I took the bus to Zarcero to see the fantastical shaped bushes in the central park and spend the night before heading on to La Fortuna. Unfortunately, the one hotel in town (Zarcero not being a happening vacation spot) had no room, so we ...

We love you Ali, Liberia, Costa Rica travel blog

We love you Ali

A travel blog entry by soooz

7

... peekabo, and we ate a few meals together (at least one party making the other hungry). Ali even took a picture of us in Costa Rica, which is pretty amazing. Two actually, one of us figuring out the connection and the second when we got it right. Next ...

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How, "Hey Fuck You Man," Can Save Your Life

A travel blog entry by 12thousand500

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... he had been was either a shithole or disgusting.  His advice for San Jose (which is supposed to be quite dangerous despite Costa Rica's tourist friendly rep.) was, and I'm not kidding, "If you're getting robbed, the best thing to do is to kill ...

Isla Tortuga - snorkeling, beaches and fish!, Isla Tortuga, Costa Rica travel blog

Isla Tortuga - snorkeling, beaches and fish!

A travel blog entry by chrisser71

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Once I came here to Montezuma, I did not take me long to figure out which excursions to do. The first thing on the list was to take a boat trip to Isla Tortuga to enjoy the pristine beaches and do some snorkeling. We left from the "port" here in ...

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