Travel Blogs from Mal Pais, Costa Rica

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Mal Pais, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

Mal Pais

A travel blog entry by lachance

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... day.     We also volunteered at an elementary school today, and we will do it again tomorrow. The schools in Costa Rica are a lot different than the public schools in America. First of all, the school was basically one room and a ...

You may now crown me Queen of the porcelain throne, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

You may now crown me Queen of the porcelain throne

A travel blog entry by kimjames2010

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We got up and moved all of our things over to Tranquillo Backpackers on Sunday because this was the first day they had availabilty. It is still impossible to get a private room so we all are sharing a dorm. James Josh, a guy names irwin (from ...

Santa Teresa, Puntarenas, Costa Rica travel blog

Santa Teresa

A travel blog entry by evaenkoen

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Santa Teresa is een dorpje dat net als Montezuma op de Nicoya Peninsula ligt. Hier was het tijd om te relaxen, strandwandelingen te maken en, vergezeld van een biertje, van een mooie zonsondergang te genieten. Er was ook een Belgisch bakkerijtje met ...

Lazy Sunday in Costa Rica, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

Lazy Sunday in Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by dereknmaka

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We spent Easter Sunday in Costa Rica today just relaxing again and enjoying the surroundings.  Both Maka and I have really gotten into our respective books, so we spent a lot of the morning and early afternoon on our porch reading and watching the ...

trekking costa rica, Mal pais, Costa Rica travel blog

trekking costa rica

A travel blog entry by gnargnar

wish i had a better camera while i was there. ...

The Long Journey, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

The Long Journey

A travel blog entry by dereknmaka

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... on board and everything turned out fine in the end. The flights from Honolulu to Houston and Houston to San Jose, Costa Rica were fairly uneventful.  Then, we discovered the controlled chaos that is the San Jose airport.  Before leaving Omaha, ...

Day 3 Monday part 2, Playa Carmen Costa Rica, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 3 Monday part 2

A travel blog entry by oceanspotion

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I took a ton of pictures during my beach walk towards Mal Pais. It was low tide and incredible rock formations that were underwater in the morning were now fully exposed. Fortunately, the sun came out for a few hours and provided a nice, natural light for ...

Day 4 Tuesday, Playa Carmen Costa Rica, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 4 Tuesday

A travel blog entry by oceanspotion

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Lots of rain today! And the internet connection at this hotel is so sporadic my online experience is an exercise in frustration. Otherwise, I really like the atmosphere here. Locals are pretty friendly. Surf fashion is the norm here. And healthy eating ...

Semana Santa, Montezuma/Santa Teresa/Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

Semana Santa

A travel blog entry by lizestes

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... and met a dad and daughter duo, Big Mike and Alison. They invited me to have a beer and we chatted about the states and Costa Rica. Alsion is a teacher in North Carolina and therefore we had a lot to talk about. After dinner, I tried the apt number again ...

Costa Rican lounge lizards, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

Costa Rican lounge lizards

A travel blog entry by junglebelle

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... life, believe me! We've been here a week now, and will probably move on within a couple of days to Monteverde, the cloud forests. Costa Rica is pretty expensive so we can't stay here too long. Maybe another week or so. Then we'll head on to Nicaragua, ...

Waiting for a tsunami!?!, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

Waiting for a tsunami!?!

A travel blog entry by aljalja

... pred nekaj urami je bil namrec 7,5 potres v Peruju. Pogledal smo na net in res je pisal da so nekatere juzno ameriske drzave pod Warning, Costa Rica je bla pa sam pod Watch. cez par minut pa je bila ze Costa Rica pod warning. Tako da je postalo kar malce ...

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