Travel Blogs from Costa Rica

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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 ...

surfing, smoothies and spanish!!!, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica travel blog

surfing, smoothies and spanish!!!

A travel blog entry by katie.egeland

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... butts for months.  For the rest of the day we finished off the surfing games and practiced Spanish with these 2 surfers from Costa Rica.  We played cards for over 2 hours and spoke Spanish the entire time.  I LOVE LOVE LOVE speaking Spanish ...

San Jose, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

San Jose

A travel blog entry by oldhongerlady

So today was quite interesting. it started off with getting lost, a LOT. top it off with not knowing much spanish and a country where street signs seemed to an unused concept. it would require asking like 3 different people how to get places, because ...

finally arrived!!, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

finally arrived!!

A travel blog entry by oldhongerlady

so when I finally arrived in costa rica, the first thing I noticed was how humid the place was. I'm really not the biggest fan of humidity, especially when mixed in with big city pollution. I wasn't particularly impressed with the aesthetics of the city ...

San Jose overnight, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

San Jose overnight

A travel blog entry by davidandem

San Jose ...

Happy Thanksgiving!, Ostional, Costa Rica travel blog

Happy Thanksgiving!

A travel blog entry by kaypea

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Hahahha ok, I didn't realize that the little bit i wrote the other day actually posted, sorry! Here's the whole story: It has been a while since my last entry, we've been much busier around here lately!  Since the trip to Guiones, we've witnessed ...

Why I sometimes don't write blogs..., Santa Teresa, Costa Rica travel blog

Why I sometimes don't write blogs...

A travel blog entry by maia

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... somehow life just got strangely busy. I am still trying to figure out if it was self-afflicted, or if it just happened to me.  Either way, I need things to slow right back down because I can't keep up! Here's a little taste of this past ...

Nicaragua Part 1, Ometépe, Nicaragua travel blog

Nicaragua Part 1

A travel blog entry by morganfay

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Roughly around October 5th or 6th I went on a...Visa run! For my first "get out of the country for 72 hours or get deported" venture, I chose beautiful Nicaragua. I didn't put much planning into it; rather, packed my bag, had a vague idea of where I ...

Wild river, Cahuita, Costa Rica travel blog

Wild river

A travel blog entry by eeyore82

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After some consideration, a lot of weatherforecast- and bus schedule checking we decided to finaly not go to Nicaragua but to try to catch some sun at the caribbean coast. Going there by bus from la Fortuna meant changing bus 3 times and would have ...

Me monkey You monkey, Cahuita, Costa Rica travel blog

Me monkey You monkey

A travel blog entry by eeyore82

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Cahuita national park is a path along the beach so you can actually walk in flip flops along this path and go swimming whenever you feel like it. Even though the path is pritty big and people walk by frequently you can see a lot of animals. The monkeys ...

Ceviche, beach and daiquiries, Cahuita, Costa Rica travel blog

Ceviche, beach and daiquiries

A travel blog entry by eeyore82

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You cannot stay in Costa Rica without tasting their famous Ceviche. Ceviche is fish or seafood marinated in a vinigar-lemon sauce with onions and some other spices. So we went to Porto Viejo and Punta de Uva where we had another swimming and tanning ...

Flip-Flopping It, Osa Peninsula Coastline, Costa Rica travel blog

Flip-Flopping It

A travel blog entry by jr_riel

At our first (and biggest) river crossing of the day, I opted to flip-flop it the rest of the way. Ash and Scott looked at me nervously. Although charging the world with bare feet or slippers is all the craze in Hawaii, it was true that I'd never ...

La Rana Bocona, Jaco, Costa Rica travel blog

La Rana Bocona

A travel blog entry by andycrisp

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Been a long time since my last blog, for which i apologize, however, the excitement quota somewhat declines when you are ensconced in one town and working every day! It is two months since i waved Steve off in a Heathrow lay by (i'll ignore the ...

The  Chocolate Tour., Palo Seco, Costa Rica travel blog

The Chocolate Tour.

A travel blog entry by wandering-again

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We spent a fabulous couple of hours with Juan-Luis on a tasting tour on the farm. It was wonderful to see the huge variety of fruits grown on the farm, some new to us, and we tried most of them. We saw and smelled a cinnamon tree, which was a ...

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