Travel Blogs from Limon, Costa Rica

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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 ...

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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... 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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? - ...

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 ...

A week of travelling, Tortugueras, Costa Rica travel blog

A week of travelling

A travel blog entry by brigidg

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... , and we walked around the town for a while. The neighbourhood is poor and known as being one of the more violent parts of Costa Rica. Our taxi driver actually came pretty close to ditching us on the side of the road when he realized where we were ...

Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve

A travel blog entry by worldfamous

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For the final leg of the trip, we made another daunting journey through the dirt roads of Cosa Rica in a five hour drive to Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve.  Well worth the travel, the hiking was breath-taking, with mists hanging low through the ...

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