Travel Blogs from Limon, Costa Rica

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Cloud forests and zip lines, Monteverde and Santa Elena, Costa Rica travel blog

Cloud forests and zip lines

A travel blog entry by davidandem

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After the rain and cloud of Arenal, Monteverde was wonderful. It is around 1500m above sea level near the top of the central mountains on the Pacific side of the continental divide and is home to some of the lushest, diverse and ...

Cahuita Caribbean drinking, Cahuita, Costa Rica travel blog

Cahuita Caribbean drinking

A travel blog entry by martinmcnally

Instead of heading straight to Panama City and chilling, I decided to head with the gang to the Caribbean coast, looking for my faith in the Caribbean weather to be restored after the time spent on Utila...if bad, theres always a bar hey! Well thankfully ...

The rainy beach and a fiesta, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

The rainy beach and a fiesta

A travel blog entry by limehybrid

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Friday we went to the carribean side of the country to a town called puerto viejo. It's nice, I think. I couldn't really tell what the beaches looked like because there was too much rain but the town wasn't too bad. They had some really great restaurants ...

Time in Torteguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Time in Torteguero

A travel blog entry by wanderlizzy

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Thursday, 21st January 2016   Torteguero is a typical rain forest village set around the river. It rains! It is warm rain, but it drenches down. This morning we are off into the rain forest for a walk, as its rained most of the night and the river ...

The sloth whisperers, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

The sloth whisperers

A travel blog entry by pablo_salma

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Following a recommendation from Cush and Matt we headed down to Puerto Viejo with one thing on our minds…Sloths! 'Puerto' is the epitome of natural beauty and is one of those places you see in documentaries…. Luscious rainforest meets the ...

PANAMA TO COSTA RICA BY FOOT BRIDGE, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

PANAMA TO COSTA RICA BY FOOT BRIDGE

A travel blog entry by prieststrip

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Today we were driving to the border of Costa Rica. First we visited the local post office (which was a lady sitting behind a glass window with a little triangle of space to speak through) we were back on the water taxi and heading back to the ...

Day 4: Boat Trip to Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 4: Boat Trip to Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by segacs

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... our legs a bit by playing an impromptu game of frisbee, and playing with the little dogs there. Dogs are literally everywhere in Costa Rica, but strays are rare; most belong to owners of hotels, restaurants, shops, and pretty much anyone else. We arrived ...

Puerto Viejo- Camping on the beach, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

Puerto Viejo- Camping on the beach

A travel blog entry by cmedancing

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After getting off the boat from Tortuguero we jumped in Wesley and made our way over to the East coast and South to Puerto Viejo.  We pulled into Puerto Viejo pretty late at night and found a great little place to camp on the beach next to a hostel.  ...

Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by diene

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Natuerlich bin ich vor Aufregung schon wieder viel zu frueh wach und verlasse meinen 7 Dollar Bretterverschlag um im Sonnenaufgang noch nen kleinen Spaziergang am Karibikstrand zu unternehmen.Um 6 Uhr holt mich Ricardo dann zur am Vortag gebuchten ...

Jour 3 - Commentaire de Valérie, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

Jour 3 - Commentaire de Valérie

A travel blog entry by remilien

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... tous collés sur le lit, pour écouter la suite de notre nouvelle série Once upon a time. C'est tellement bon! Tout le monde adore :) Nous avons passé la journée au soleil, à lire et à écouter des émissions tout ça au Costa Rica! Qui dirais mieux? ...

Rain, rain and rain in Puerto Veijo, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

Rain, rain and rain in Puerto Veijo

A travel blog entry by worldtrip_kp

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... have a 2,5 months of holiday ahead ;) Around 18:30 the Swiss couple also joined me in the kitchen and told me that the way to Limon is totally flooded.. Hopefully the streets to Panama are still clear, and if not, I just stay here a bit longer ;) When the ...

Expensive!, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Expensive!

A travel blog entry by maille

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Had a gorgeous bus ride from the pan-american highway up thrrough the mountains to monteverde yesterday. Also got luck again with all our connections so moving smooth. Fly through the forests this morning on 14 zip lines, really good fun and now we're ...

the dates are all wrong for these..., Cahuita, Costa Rica travel blog

the dates are all wrong for these...

A travel blog entry by ssweeten

After a few days in Puerto Viejo we went north to Cahuita. We only spent one full day here in the national park. Very pretty...we saw a bunch of sloths and howler monkeys. that's about it for Cahuita, nothing too exciting. OH we also saw a bootlegged ...

Tortugeuro Adventure, Siete, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortugeuro Adventure

A travel blog entry by megusta

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... her a rose at roadside florist at the end of the day. She almost cried. One of the best days I've had here in Costa Rica. This weekend, we made a trip with three other volunteers to Tortuguero National Park, which is on the Eastern side of the country ...

Puerto Viejo, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

Puerto Viejo

A travel blog entry by a_broad_abroad

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I am in a tiny little town on the southern caribbean coast. The vibe here is totally different. Laid back, beachy, rasta, reggae. I like it, the beaches are beautiful, the people are nice and the hostel is ridiculous. It is called rocking j's, built ...

The Plan to Sell Everything, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

The Plan to Sell Everything

A travel blog entry by jebandcarmen

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... that we decided to do just that and we knew where our first stop was going to be.    Carmen had traveled to Costa Rica over the past 17 years, and we had flown down together a handful of times in the past 7 years. We ...

Pura Vida: Puerto Viejo, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

Pura Vida: Puerto Viejo

A travel blog entry by kevandjen

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We were up early to leave Monteverde as we had a full day of travel ahead of us to get to our next destination. Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica. As sad as we were to be leaving Monteverde, we couldn't wait to get to the Caribbean Coast. We had heard it was one ...

Tarzan swinging, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Tarzan swinging

A travel blog entry by annakins64

... Zealand. There is a whole host of cool and interesting activities to do here. I settled for doing the extreme zip lining through the Costa Rican rainforest. At first I was a little bit scared. The highest zip line is 200m in the air and the longest is 1km ...

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: ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Carribean Coast, Cahuita, Costa Rica travel blog

Carribean Coast

A travel blog entry by figman

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Later ...

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 ...

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