Travel Blogs from Costa Rica

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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, ...

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 Josè, 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, ...

Team Rica do Costa Rica, Costa Rica, Costa Rica travel blog

Team Rica do Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by kirstycurls

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... they look after orphaned sloths and monkeys, oh and then there were the incredible sunsets over white sand beaches.... All in all Costa Rica was be far the best country we have been to in terms of wildlife and vegetation - stunning place, highly ...

Adios to Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Adios to Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by deborah5

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Ola amigos y amigas Thought I´d send you a final few pics from Costa Rica. Lovely place with amazing scenery. Bit tough going on those rough roads. The group thing was a bit wearing, but thank goodness for my roommate Catriona...she was great. We ...

Look kids, its Big Ben, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica travel blog

Look kids, its Big Ben

A travel blog entry by jay_and_joann

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... before lockdown.  This is as close to life behind bars as I ever want to get.  It´s an early night for us, we depart on a 5:30 AM bus to head north for the Nicaraguan border.  Pura Vida Costa Rica! Who loves volcanoes, Jay and ...

Playa Hermosa Again, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica travel blog

Playa Hermosa Again

A travel blog entry by travellerdalton

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We are back at the Iguana Inn at Playa Hermosa, after our trip to the Secret Beach where we camped with Patrick.  We went to a hotel called Hotel Man Gaby.  It was recommended by some people we met on the beach.  There was a girl at the ...

Jungle and Surf Paradise, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica travel blog

Jungle and Surf Paradise

A travel blog entry by rb-travelblog

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Dreamy surf and jungle paradise - we booked for 3 nights and stayed 7...  World class beach breaks, warm water, tropical jungles hide all development, Black Ctenosaur (Leguan Lizards) everywhere, incredible sounds surround at night (howler ...

Golfito, Golfito, Costa Rica travel blog

Golfito

A travel blog entry by bron_and_eli

Golfito ...

Arrive in Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Arrive in Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by dwarner

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With the Jeter Family, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

With the Jeter Family

A travel blog entry by danielaccg

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... much less) than we would have without the benefit of daniela's family members being here. most backpackers kind of cruise through costa rica, as it's more expensive than lots of other places in centroamerica. but we kept a full schedule complete with ...

The Search for the treasured toucan, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

The Search for the treasured toucan

A travel blog entry by nellems

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... lakeside town of San Carlos, Nicaragua, where our heroes only just make it in time to get the early boat across the border to Costa Rica. Their journey is one of peace yet also chaos, with the peaceful nature of the River Frio, and its variety of animal ...

Canopy Tour in Santa Elena and Monteverde, Santa Elena, Costa Rica travel blog

Canopy Tour in Santa Elena and Monteverde

A travel blog entry by rlarose

Came down to Santa Elena to check out the Cloud forest and do a Zip line tour of the forest.  The ride was long and rough and we had to wait for the bus from about 9:30AM to 4pm when the bus finally arrived and then the road was blocked on the way ...

Puerto Viejo, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

Puerto Viejo

A travel blog entry by bell.costarica

... out that the receptionist was originally from the US too. When she was a sophomore in high school her parents decided to move to Costa Rica, and she had been here ever since.  After the massage me and this other girl took naps and got ready later to ...

Vortex., Montezuma, Costa Rica travel blog

Vortex.

A travel blog entry by jakobahman

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På stans lokala lilla vattenhåll var det någon som sa "Montezuma is like a vortex, if you go near it you get sucked in and become stuck". Ligger nog lite sanning i det, det är många människor som bosatt sig här utan att veta varför. Många flyr ...

Pissed at Poas..., San José, Costa Rica travel blog

Pissed at Poas...

A travel blog entry by abigayle_p

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... to get you. I wish I knew that when I signed up to go. I was pissed because I was too nervous to lie and say that I was Costa Rican and I had to pay 10 dollars to get a ticket into this place…a ticket no one took. I was pissed because there was no ...

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