Travel Blogs from Costa Rica

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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 ...

Days 30-36: Surf´s Up Dude, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

Days 30-36: Surf´s Up Dude

A travel blog entry by amandanlauren

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... off the walls, and the beds were super sketchy......but it was cheap and close to the beach. This morning, we had an early beach walk before having breakfast with Robbie and heading back to our Costa Rican home......we´re super excited for pastry time. ...

Stop over, Tilaran, Costa Rica travel blog

Stop over

A travel blog entry by guyandcalum

... through the forest which was very im,pressive and the next day also did a zip wire thing across massive valleys in the forest and through the trees, that was awesome, the longest was 750m. Costa Rica is much more expensive than the rest of Central ...

Butterflies, Bananas and Rain Forest, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Butterflies, Bananas and Rain Forest

A travel blog entry by edpass

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Leaving San Jose behind, we drove through Braulio Carrillo National Park, named for Costa Rica's third president, Braulio Carillo Colina.  Some of the drive was not unlike Cape Breton Island's Highlands National Park, except that Cape Breton's hills ...

Two Days in San Jose, San José, Costa Rica travel blog

Two Days in San Jose

A travel blog entry by brittanyb

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... when our one month was up, we sad adios to our Canadian friends and our friends at Villas Tranquillas and headed to the middle of Costa Rica - San Jose. While Phil and I enjoyed Costa Rica, we were not in LOVE with it like we thought we would. We ...

Christmas in Uvita and San Isdro, San Isidro, Costa Rica travel blog

Christmas in Uvita and San Isdro

A travel blog entry by philthy

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... holiday there and, as usual, Ani had attention heaped on her.  If you ever have  the opportunity to travel to Costa Rica, bring along a cute baby because the locals love them!  So after a half hour enjoying the shade and cool waters,  ...

Boogie Houser, Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Boogie Houser

A travel blog entry by kyleandfran

WEEP ...

Living the Pura Vida in Costa Rica, Puntarenas, Costa Rica travel blog

Living the Pura Vida in Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by chris-roisin

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... it took to travel from our ship to the coffee plantation. We learned about the social, economic, geographical and political layout of Costa Rica. He could have been talking about Costa Coffee for all I care, as it was a case of information overload!!! ...

The Trip to Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

The Trip to Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by jowhiting

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... to find gold here although his hopes were misplaced. We passed some incredible scenery and huge banana plantations a principal crop in Costa Rica. I was surprised to see that each bunch of bananas was wrapped in a blue bag to protect the skins from ...

Wildlife Trails around Sirena Ranger Station, Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Wildlife Trails around Sirena Ranger Station

A travel blog entry by pavel.jares

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Rano jsme byli probuzeni vychodem slunce, ktery udelal z naseho stanu finskou saunu, takze jsme rychle utikali do stinu. Behem dne jsme si prosli ruzne cesty dzungli i podel more, ktere nabizeji moznost videt ruzne druhy zvirat - krokodyli, male zraloky, ...

Tur til Vulkan  Arenal, La fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Tur til Vulkan Arenal

A travel blog entry by tanjahvid

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... vil skrive lidt om nu. Søndag morgen havde Doro og jeg lejet en bil, da vi gerne ville se Arenal vulkanen som er her i Costa Rica. Vi havde lejet en bil som havde store ridser på front partiet fordi nogle amerikanere var kørt galt i den.. vi ...

Saying goodbye, Orosi, Costa Rica travel blog

Saying goodbye

A travel blog entry by greenhousevt

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I decided the last time I´d travel to Orosi would be when I took Annie there to meet my homestay family and see my school. We took Inez, Jahaira and Dylan on my favorite hike to a waterfall I´d taken Jahaira to, and to which I had promised we´d return ...

Perfectly at Home, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

Perfectly at Home

A travel blog entry by truetravelerare

Companeros- This is quite excellent. I am in a shack in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica. The rain is coming down hard and I have to yell to be heard. The roof is watertight though, and I am sitting here with Marc talking about- what else? - ...

The longest travel day yet, Santa Elena, Costa Rica travel blog

The longest travel day yet

A travel blog entry by smyth

So check out our longest travel day yet...here is what it looked like... 5:30 up and at it 6:15 to the bus to leave San Juan del Sur Nicaragua 6.30 the bus leaves for Rivas 7.30 the bus arrives in Rivas and we switch to a bus to the border with CR ...

Costa Rica - Pura Vida, miguel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Costa Rica - Pura Vida

A travel blog entry by courtrand

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... for a swim in the afternoon was definitely needed  and the water a little too warm to cool you down much. We stopped in Jaco Costa Rica, a cool surfing town and met some good folks all amazed at our trip so far - some new yorkers - couldnt believe we ...

Back to San Jose, and off to Panamá, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Back to San Jose, and off to Panamá

A travel blog entry by mikemel

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Arenal Volcano, Nature tour and Arenal Lake, Las Cañas, Costa Rica travel blog

Arenal Volcano, Nature tour and Arenal Lake

A travel blog entry by nabeards

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... and rock spewing was amazing. Seems like an amazing thing to experience.   You’ve already read this in the “driving in Costa Rica” entry but Arenal was about 8 hours from where we are based in CR so it was a bit of a drive to get ...

"Is there a box that i can tick that says u suck?"

A travel blog entry by gabbie

... big as a car size, waterfalls, monkeys etc-feels so unreal. Better be off for our fun evening group supper with all the girls and Ellis. Oh and it only just clicked today Costa Rica=costa=coast=rica=beautiful/rich. durr. lots of love to everyone, ...

Dominical, Dominical, Costa Rica travel blog

Dominical

A travel blog entry by ccchrissie

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Pleasant little surf town, fairly unspoilt with huge sandy beach crossed by many rivers, the main one creating a lagoon & pebbly driftwood covered spit and resulting in lots of birdlife. Many waders plus tropical birds including toucans - one shat on ...

Uvita, Uvita, Costa Rica travel blog

Uvita

A travel blog entry by ccchrissie

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Small village on the main road but Tucan Hotel set back.  Pricey considering only 2 showers/toilets shared between up to 4 people in treehouse, 4 in hammocks, multiple others camping plus 12 people in dorms when fully occupied - ...

Feliz Navidad Amigos!, Quepos, Costa Rica travel blog

Feliz Navidad Amigos!

A travel blog entry by andycrisp

... by Columbus as he saw "more gold here in a day than a year in Spain".  The gold, however, failed to materialise and Costa Rica was largely ignored by Spain for many years - this turned out to be a blessing as the European exploitation was kept to a ...

Paradise Falls, Montezuma, Costa Rica travel blog

Paradise Falls

A travel blog entry by panf007

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... we had to leave and catch the bus. Dissapointed, we left our hotel unwillingly. This means all of our pictures from Guatemala to Costa Rica were lost forever. In a weird kinda of way, it made me remember the places and faces even more; without the ...

Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Manuel Antonio

A travel blog entry by amz8op

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Well, here I am at the beach. I am at Manuel Antonio, a national preserve. It is on the central Pacific coast and is beautiful, although a bit touristy and expensive. The guidebooks gaurantee a monkey sighting, and sure enough on our way back from ...

Old friend, New town, new beach !!!!!, Playa Pita, Costa Rica travel blog

Old friend, New town, new beach !!!!!

A travel blog entry by therican

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... and 2 phone callls and the new plan was in place. Playa Pita is 80 miles west of San Jose along the central Pacific region of Costa Rica. Lets begin with Playa Pita ~ Small beach locate near the mouth of the Nicoya Bay.The coolest thing about it is a ...

In the big city, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

In the big city

A travel blog entry by joshuared

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... getting around outside of it is much easier. On my walk I found the Grand Theatre and saw that there is a concert tonight of Costa Rican classical music. There are some euros here who are interested too and we will go together and see what they have up ...

Tortuguero-  Sea Turtle Watching, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero- Sea Turtle Watching

A travel blog entry by cmedancing

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... to hear this after passing through Mexico to Nicaragua.   Mom had noted she wanted to see the Sea Turtles while she was in Costa Rica and it just happens to be the time when the turtles were arriving on the beaches for their seasonal laying of the ...

Surf, Beach and Coconuts, Tamarindo, Costa Rica travel blog

Surf, Beach and Coconuts

A travel blog entry by samlocke3

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Tamarindo certainly has a different atmosphere about it compared to the other parts of Costa Rica that we visited. A real surfers town it's busier and more commercialised, with a lot more of a 'Western' feel. Still a stunning beach, just a few more people ...

Racoons, iguanas and surfing, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Racoons, iguanas and surfing

A travel blog entry by giedre-sha

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Good morning paradise! We start the day in the beautiful national park of Manuel Antonio. We have a nice stroll through the park and on to the stunning beach where we spot a group of friends getting robbed by racoons. They ...

The Milk Bottel, Tamarindo, Costa Rica travel blog

The Milk Bottel

A travel blog entry by d-rocka

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Okay so the place the surfer guy took me to was not called brown cow but Milk Bottel Hostel and has a serious cow theme. This hostel is great 8$ a night and packed with tones of great people. Asaf my roommate I met for the first time yesturday, ...

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