Travel Blogs from Mal Pais, Costa Rica

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Mal Pain-Santa Teresa, Mal Pais-Santa Teresa, Costa Rica travel blog

Mal Pain-Santa Teresa

A travel blog entry by shanejaime

This is it! Our very last week in Costa Rica and we decided to spend our last days just like we started... on the beach. We spent the last morning in Monteverde drinking up the best coffee ever! Monteverde has lots of coffee plantations all over and is ...

An out of the way place (bad place?), Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

An out of the way place (bad place?)

A travel blog entry by mills01480

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Malpais, still a destination away from it all, although locals think it is developing too quickly ! Bit nervous as translated it means bad place, a surfers paradise....no large chains of any kind (apart from car hire) and dirt roads that are just not ...

costa rica, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

costa rica

A travel blog entry by fullsurf

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Blood, Sweat, and Gears: We Made It: Part Dos, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

Blood, Sweat, and Gears: We Made It: Part Dos

A travel blog entry by kerrionabike

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... scowling will not win you friends at border crossings. Crossing the border took a bit more time than usual. Nicaragua and Costa Rica have a slightly bitter relationship, so I guess the lack of cooperation between countries can make the borders a bit ...

Exploring, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

Exploring

A travel blog entry by dereknmaka

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We spent our first night in Costa Rica and slept over 12 hours.  The thunderstorm that rolled through last night also brought welcome relief in the form of cooler, drier air this morning.  It was an experience waking up to the sound of waves ...

Mal Pais - Playa Carmen - Santa Terisa, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

Mal Pais - Playa Carmen - Santa Terisa

A travel blog entry by feeleyc

... - Santa Terisa This is pretty much all the one place spread out over several kilometers connected by one of the dustiest feckin roads in the world. Really beautiful beaches with great surf and amazing sunsets. What Costa Rica is all about I ...

Surf and Sunsets, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

Surf and Sunsets

A travel blog entry by laura.kingston

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... we needed a break, and treated ourselves to twelve whole days in one spot, Playa Santa Teresa near Mal Pais on the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica. On the Peninsula de Nicoya, Santa Teresa is a picture postcard of jungle fringed beach and gorgeous blue ...

Santa Teresa - aaah beached out bliss, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

Santa Teresa - aaah beached out bliss

A travel blog entry by jen_83

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... town where the only thing to do is sleep, eat, drink and swim at the beach... Eat: fresh fruit and sandwiches Drink: Caceque Sleep: every couple of hours for and hour or so Swim: out front of main road down the bottom of Santa Teresa/Mal Pais ...

Pura Vida, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

Pura Vida

A travel blog entry by aljalja

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... skocil. NORO!GROZN! TAK ADRENALIN RUSH KOKR SE NE!najbol grozn je un trenutek k mors skoct. pa pol mogoce k pads v vodo pa te vse mal zaboli. Sele potem ko sem ze skocila so mi pa povedal da to je pa 12 metrov!!!KVAAA! ce bi mi to prej povedal sigurn ne ...

Days of relaxation, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

Days of relaxation

A travel blog entry by kimjames2010

The last time I posted was a week ago :s Sorry I`m falling a little behind on the entries but we didn`t really do much from thursday to sunday. It was mostly days of relaxing, drinking and surfing. James attempted to teach me how to surf on Friday and I ...

Mal Pais, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

Mal Pais

A travel blog entry by mdurham1

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... 's, so I guess I believe him. He says that he met her while giving a surf lesson, and they were married 12 days later. Mal Pais is totally different than the other beach town we were in. Although there are quite a few touists, this place still has an ...

Road trip to 'Bad Country', Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

Road trip to 'Bad Country'

A travel blog entry by umjacksc

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... nabbing a shoe in the botched attempt. ...i'm not sure how we went from there to having the gals hitch along with us to Mal Pais, but man was it one of the best roadtrips imaginable. The Westy definitely attained lift-off on the ride over and into ...

Exploring the Wild Mal Pais (Big Rock), Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

Exploring the Wild Mal Pais (Big Rock)

A travel blog entry by malonetravels2

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... Eduardo from Tambor pull up.  Invited him to join our table and we all had an interesting evening talking about tourism, Costa Rica and his dreams for improving the marketing of his business. Craig and Jerry were tired from their long and grueling ...

Teach a Man to Fish, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

Teach a Man to Fish

A travel blog entry by brownieba

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... " and the guide obviously wasn't concerned about an eruption. I can't find anything about it on google so I guess from a Costa Rican standpoint, a country with an incredible amount of seismic activity it doesn't hit the radar screen. We took the snapper ...

Day 3: Taxi, Bus, Ferry, Bus, Beach, Playa Santa Teresa, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 3: Taxi, Bus, Ferry, Bus, Beach

A travel blog entry by torihamilton

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... House music and are travelling for a year. The people you meet who choose to cram their life into backpacks for a year are so much more down-to-earth than you'd expect.  Can't get enough of this place. Beginning to think I may never leave Costa ...

Number Five, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

Number Five

A travel blog entry by danica-altin

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... table over from us because he was rocking a sick Mo. The funny part about that is that so many men in Costa Rica, (and so many travelling surfers), have huge greasy moustaches, and we've been complimenting all of them on them, but no one ...

Mal Pais Road trip, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

Mal Pais Road trip

A travel blog entry by bstamfam

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Road trip on the ATV from Cabuya to Mal Pais. ...

Saying Goodbye..., Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

Saying Goodbye...

A travel blog entry by dereknmaka

... we will return our rental car tomorrow.  There wasn't much to see or do, so, we decided to come back to Mal Pais. After watching our last Costa Rican sunset, Derek and I figured it was as good a time as any to get some dinner - and our last stop at ...

The Adventures with the Jungle Cat, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

The Adventures with the Jungle Cat

A travel blog entry by laurapoff

... of another resort, found the restaurant, and ordered a pizza. While we were waiting on the pizza we realized a few things. First, Costa Rica is a friendly, honest, and safe place to visit. Accidentally try to over pay the cab driver? No worries, he will ...

I can sleep anywhere...even in the rainforest, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

I can sleep anywhere...even in the rainforest

A travel blog entry by laurapoff

... about our excursion options. Once we finished the beer TJ (the surfer dude from Vancouver that moved himself, his dog, and his girlfriend to Costa Rica on a whim so that he could "live the dream") show us to our villa. And by show I mean he walked in ...

Santa Teresa, Puntarenas, Costa Rica travel blog

Santa Teresa

A travel blog entry by vickyli

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... sentences, it's used as a greeting and it encompasses the whole way of life in Santa Teresa and it would appear the whole of Costa Rica. Santa Teresa on the Pacific coast pretty much revolves around the surf and the tide. A dust road is set back from ...

Day 7 Friday, Playa Carmen Costa Rica, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 7 Friday

A travel blog entry by oceanspotion

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Today dawned with a big south swell! Not many takers because of the extra long paddle ...

Countdown to departure is on, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

Countdown to departure is on

A travel blog entry by brownieba

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... Georgia. I am glad that because we couldn't find a single house that would be suitable for our entire stay in Costa Rica that we left Santa Teresa/ Mal Pais and explored other parts of the country for two weeks in the middle. I feel sad to be leaving this ...

Happy Birthday Papa, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

Happy Birthday Papa

A travel blog entry by brownieba

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... at 630 CST, it is -27 in Canmore ,AB and +27C in Santa Teresa. CR. Oh well at least it is sunny and bright in Alberta. Costa Rica has its problems too. It really is "too hot" if you get any distance from the beach down here so we will just have to be ...

Blood, Sweat, and Gears: We Made It For Realsies, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

Blood, Sweat, and Gears: We Made It For Realsies

A travel blog entry by kerrionabike

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... worrying about flat tires. At the same time, it went by so fast, I can't believe it's over. Since arriving here in Costa Rica, we've heard a couple of stories about people who attempted bike trips in Central America and were robbed, one couple outside ...

Donde es jungle noises?, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

Donde es jungle noises?

A travel blog entry by laurapoff

... research so I knew there was an 9:00AM ferry which we would make with the 6:30am pick up time. So I called Anywhere Costa Rica myself. I explained that their email stated one thing while the company the booked with stated another reason, neither of which ...

The ending of my trip, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

The ending of my trip

A travel blog entry by allieadventures

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... to a few years ago.  From there I came down to the Nicoya Peninsula which is famous with around the world surfers. Mal Pais specifically is a big surfing town.  Many travelers come down here expecting to stay for a few nights and stay for a ...

Day 5 Wednsday, Playa Carmen Costa Rica, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 5 Wednsday

A travel blog entry by oceanspotion

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Surf City, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

Surf City

A travel blog entry by brownieba

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... she likes to be through customs early. Her flight to Chicago leaves at 730 then she connects through Miami for San Jose and arrives Costa Rica at 1030 tonight. We have William scheduled to pick her up at the airport and she flies into Tambor at about 830 ...

Back home in Mal Pais, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

Back home in Mal Pais

A travel blog entry by brownieba

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... So off we went. We soon came to San Pedro and carried on, as the road got a little worse, which was not surprising as this is Costa Rica. Well we carried on and soon passed a couple of cowboys on horses moving a couple of cows down the road. Again, no big ...

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