Travel Blogs from Costa Rica

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Rainy San Jose - what more can I say, San José, Costa Rica travel blog

Rainy San Jose - what more can I say

A travel blog entry by julesjb

... central america along with Panama. Anyway it took more than an hour to go through Nicaraguan departure process and then through Costa Rica customs which did a pointless and very cursory exmination of our bags. This needless exercise required us to take ...

Reggaetime!, Cahuita, Costa Rica travel blog

Reggaetime!

A travel blog entry by julesjb

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... black population and as a result is very relaxed place with a cool reggae vibe. I had been recommended the place as a relatively (for Costa Rica) cheaper place to chill out for a bit. The bus ride from San Jose was quite good although the bus had no air ...

Off to Drakes Bay, Drake Bay, Costa Rica travel blog

Off to Drakes Bay

A travel blog entry by wanderer0

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Up and awya in a ...

Messing around at Barcelo Tambor, Tambor, Costa Rica travel blog

Messing around at Barcelo Tambor

A travel blog entry by natclavel

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SO...today's our last day in Costa Rica. I'm missing it already. We woke up early to take a picture of the sunrise. Of course, we've waited until the last possible day to see it :) Procrastination and laziness at it's best! I've enclosed a bunch ...

Wait  . . . what??, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Wait . . . what??

A travel blog entry by out_of_here

... Five days in La Fortuna have flown by! Staying at sleepers sleep cheaper, great name, and appropriate at $7.50 a night. Survived the "Costa Rican electric shower of death", just dont touch the top or cables when the water is running. Got to see the Costa ...

White Water Rafting the Pacuare, Orosi, Costa Rica travel blog

White Water Rafting the Pacuare

A travel blog entry by markandemma

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After arriving back near San Jose, we have spent a few days chilling out and actually staying in the same place for 4 nights. Previous to that we moved continuously for 10 days on the trot. Orosi is a pleasant town, near a huge mountain range that ...

Samara - I'm not even supposed to be here., Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

Samara - I'm not even supposed to be here.

A travel blog entry by blowstein

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Well, right now I'm about four days into two weeks of traveling without Tracy. I'm hanging out with Paul and Anne. They're Aussie so we drink a LOT of beers together all the time. Their  ability to speak Spanish is worse than mine. And they promise ...

Don't go near the water., Tamarindo, Costa Rica travel blog

Don't go near the water.

A travel blog entry by edpass

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I was the first one on the beach this morning. I went out at 5.30 and got my first good look at the Pacific. It was very warm! The soft sand away from the water was literally covered in tracks I took to be iguanas. On the hard sand were tracks of ...

The Luxury Resort, Tamarindo, Costa Rica travel blog

The Luxury Resort

A travel blog entry by edpass

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... him, and translated the questions.  The creature was a cricket.  The interpreter added, "His first name is Jaime." (spoken in Spanish)  The bartender rolled his eyes, laughed, and said, "He's silly."  The Costa Rican humor continues. ...

valcano arenal, Arenal, Costa Rica travel blog

valcano arenal

A travel blog entry by maiamuffin

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... was about 3 hours but soo worth it!!  this valcano is one out of seven that are active out of over 200 that are in costa rica!!!  so, needless to say we couldn´t get too close, but i am most certainly okay with that!  from what people tell ...

Monteverde, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde

A travel blog entry by lennyandcat

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We crossed the border into Costa Rica easily enough and within a few minutes into our bus ride to the Monteverde Cloud Forest we couldn't believe how green it was.  We have been used to seeing earth as dry as a bone with ...

Tamarindo... home of the Gringos, Tamarindo, Costa Rica travel blog

Tamarindo... home of the Gringos

A travel blog entry by incrediblelife

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... see that side of it.  I personally would go back there first out of all the places we have been.  And so far Costa Rica has been... I dunno... I think due to the huge amount of foreigners here, they seem to have lost a lot of the culture.  ...

Manzanillo, Manzanillo, Costa Rica travel blog

Manzanillo

A travel blog entry by diene

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Die letzte Nacht hat es im Karibikstyle durchgehend geregnet und auch am Morgen nieselt es noch ein wenig.Beste Vorraussetzungen also um den Tag erstmal mit einem vernuenftigen Desayuno de Gato (so ne Art Katerfruehstuck) zu beginnen. Die scheinen das ...

Ziplines och bungee, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Ziplines och bungee

A travel blog entry by jakobahman

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Med mersmak for actionfyllda aktiviteter sa drog jag dagen efter forspaddlande och varmvattenbadande pa en jeep-boat-jeep-tur som tog mig fran La Fortuna till Monteverde pa ca 4 timmar. Tanken var att jag skulle hinna med "ziplines" och bungeejump samma ...

Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Manuel Antonio

A travel blog entry by tudormaxim

A doua zi după o scurtă leneveală pe plajă am ajuns în Manuel Antonio. Aici am descoperit un restaurant cu totul special, cu o priveliște extraordinară către ocean și către o insulă apropiată. ...

The Longest Day of My Life Ends in Paradise, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica travel blog

The Longest Day of My Life Ends in Paradise

A travel blog entry by moppet77

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... .   Where I found my very tired and pretty grumpy self on a plane full of high school students on a spring break tour to Costa Rica.  For any of you who know me and my feelings towards teen-agers, you can imagine how I felt.  A dark ...

Cocodrillos (Crocodile tour) y Tortuga Island!!!, Puntarenas, Costa Rica travel blog

Cocodrillos (Crocodile tour) y Tortuga Island!!!

A travel blog entry by katie.egeland

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... you turned.  We first got out and went snorkeling! And in all the times I've gone snorking (Thailand, Hawaii, and Costa Rica before) I have NEVER seen so many breathtakingly beautiful fish!!! It was so incredible! We were able to swim around this ...

Days 21-23: If you do drugs, don´t get caught!, Heredia, Costa Rica travel blog

Days 21-23: If you do drugs, don´t get caught!

A travel blog entry by amandanlauren

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... afternoon, we had an orientation at our instutute which was interesting to say the least. They taught us about the local buses, Costa Rican practices, and they offered a few other suggestions. For example, drugs are illegal so hide when you use them. ...

Tracy and Eric are back together Again!, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Tracy and Eric are back together Again!

A travel blog entry by blowstein

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... Nature Air and had the pleasure of being the only passengers for the flight.  The trip was beautiful as we flew over central Costa Rica to the Osa Peninsula.  We made a pit stop in Bahia Drake to pick up some passengers where the plane descended ...

Crossing Costa, Tamarindo, Costa Rica travel blog

Crossing Costa

A travel blog entry by d-rocka

... like to see more of Costa Rica. So I have made plan´s with 2 American guys and 2 German girls to to travel Across Costa Rica. First stop Monta Verna - Nature Preserve.Some people are going farther than other´s etc... but I am leaving today in this ...

Panamania.., Panama City then Costa Rica.., Panama travel blog

Panamania..

A travel blog entry by thefletchers

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As i write this i'm sitting in a hostel in San Jose, Costa Rica.. We left Cartagena after a suprise visit from our aussie friend Siobhan who turned up in time for a few quick sundowners before our flight. We flew on a small 40 seater propeller plane to ...

Where the Wild Things Are...Manuel Antonio, Quepos, Costa Rica travel blog

Where the Wild Things Are...Manuel Antonio

A travel blog entry by marmaladejenn

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Since I didn't have a plan, I tagged along with Stephanie to Quepos, a place a local had told her was crawling with wildlife. Quepos itself was nothing special, although we did stumble across a really good casado (typical meal of meat, rice, beans, ...

The Jaguar Sanctuary, Puerto Viejo, Limon, Costa Rica travel blog

The Jaguar Sanctuary, Puerto Viejo

A travel blog entry by lpringle

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This morning Ali and I went to The Jaguar Sanctury, an animal sanctury in Puerto Viejo. We had a brilliant tour and saw all sorts of animals from toucans and baby owls to monkies, caimen, tree frogs, sloths, small wild cats and anteaters! The highlights ...

Monteverde Cloud Forrest Zip Lines, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde Cloud Forrest Zip Lines

A travel blog entry by lpringle

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... left Ofir in San Jose, and Ali, Yav and I got a bus at 6am to Monteverde, which is a cloud forest reserve in Northern Costa Rica meaning it has 100% hummidity and lots of amazing plants and animals. We arrived around midday and were attacked off of the ...

Last Day, Santiago de Puriscal, Costa Rica travel blog

Last Day

A travel blog entry by moppet77

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... who shall remain nameless.  After chastising myself for convincing myself that I had to try guaro on my last night in Costa Rica, I swilled down an enormous cup of coffee, skipped breakfast and headed to class feeling more than a bit ...

Bosque Nuboso Monteverde., Santa Elena, Costa Rica travel blog

Bosque Nuboso Monteverde.

A travel blog entry by astralcars

The day before yesterday we got up early to catch the jeep-boat-jeep to Santa Elena. In the first jeep (actually a minibus) we met a really cool couple: Markelle from Greece and Michael from the USA. They ended up staying in the same hotel as us and even ...

inyector, San Ramon, Costa Rica travel blog

inyector

A travel blog entry by hannahgregory

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oh my goodness. yesterday i was pretty sick so i went to the hospital. I got a shot in my butt, IVs in my arms, and saw someone die. Crazy!  a few people left the house this past weekend and a few new people came! I like the switch. everyone gets ...

Kids...bugs...food...a few tidbits on the lot., San Josč, Costa Rica travel blog

Kids...bugs...food...a few tidbits on the lot.

A travel blog entry by morganfay

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The last few weeks have been SO busy! I've been learning a lot: bus routes, currency exchange, what should cost what, where to shop, where NOT to shop, what places have the cheapest internet, the art of ignoring cat-calls, and so much more. The kids ...

La Fortuna, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

La Fortuna

A travel blog entry by jennyh64

Like always, lots has happened, but I´ll try and catch up some... After Monteverde, we took a taxi-boat-taxi to visit La Fortuna, a small tourist town that´s very popular for being right next to the Arenal Volcano. We saw the volcano on the boatride ...

Wednesday!, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Wednesday!

A travel blog entry by megusta

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... here, they even have mayo flavoured chips! cool..?) We were also served Imperial Beer, which is the domestic beer of Costa Rica. Surprisingly, I ( definitely am not a big fan of beer) found it quite bearable. Some other people ordered pina coladas, ...

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