Travel Blogs from Samara, Costa Rica

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Arrival, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

Arrival

A travel blog entry by tatianahall

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Hola!  I arrived in Costa Rica yesterday. Between flying all night and horrible airport food I felt exhausted and weary. Seeing all of the beautiful landscape as we drove to where I was staying lifted my spirits though! Everything is so green and ...

Day 12, Playa Carillo, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 12

A travel blog entry by jomole

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We had breakfast with Pablo and Ana before leaving and heading to our next stop at Playa Carillo.  The scenery changes so much within a short distance, and we are now on the Nicoya peninsular which is home to sabaneros (cowboys) who raise cattle on ...

Day Eight, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

Day Eight

A travel blog entry by lcorchon

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... a bridge to look for crocodiles below when there was another quake – this one I did feel but Luis did not.  Costa Rica had a very big earthquake here about two to three weeks before we arrived.  Playa Samara was the epicenter which I ...

Costa Rica thus far, Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Costa Rica thus far

A travel blog entry by xyzeni

... I went surfing with one of our new travel companions, Ryan, from Vancouver.  Tomorrow Brock and I leave Costa Rica for Nicaragua; a long journey that requires us to take three busses just to leave the country. It has been ...

Day 13, Playa Carillo, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 13

A travel blog entry by jomole

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... two houses, 3 cabins, had one daughter and 3 sons and was divorced (my Spanish lessons were not in vain). After washing sand out of everything we went into Samara, a very hippy laid back town with lots of arty shops and then to a soda (cafe) to eat. ...

Samara, Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Samara

A travel blog entry by magner

Samara ...

No hay un cajero automatico en Samara... damn it, Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

No hay un cajero automatico en Samara... damn it

A travel blog entry by chazlegrand

... we raced around curved until enough people cleared out for me to grab a seat and keep my pack in my lap. Arriving in Samara I was impressed. It's a beautiful strip of beach only a few miles long that bends inward in the shape of a crescent, capped at ...

Kostarika, Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Kostarika

A travel blog entry by tjasa

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... efektivno 8ur), se nazadnje izkaze za precej uporabno. Pokonci sva ze okrog 6ih,7ih zjutraj, vrocina nastopi sele okrog 10ih. Samara je zaspan kraj na polotoku Nicoyi, na kostariski tihomorski obali. Ljudje tu zivijo od ribistva in zivinoreje (obozujejo ...

In Search of El Sol, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

In Search of El Sol

A travel blog entry by kristinrust

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... lunch. I'm so 40. Our gigantic van picked us up at 1pm and Christian, our Tica driver, masterfully dominated the streets of Costa Rica, which are a total mess. There is one official and main road in this county, the Interamericana 1, or the Pan-American ...

Our Final Beach days at Playa Samara, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Our Final Beach days at Playa Samara

A travel blog entry by jdhermann

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... .  It is served with yogurt and fresh fruit of watermelon, pineapple, and papaya. So that is how we started our 3 days here. Samara is a great village. There is a police presence in town, which I have not seen in the other locations we have been in. ...

Costa Rica night driving, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

Costa Rica night driving

A travel blog entry by laura981

9:35pmish Arrived at our hostel in Samara Driving in the dark with rain and lightening was a trip.  Thank goodness our GPS had our hostel in it so it took us straight there.  We did very much enjoy watching the lightening, plus it was about the ...

Casa Brian, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Casa Brian

A travel blog entry by kimjames2010

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... to make sure no one snagged our bags. All in all the bus ride was about 4 hours and cost us 4.50$. We arrived in Samara without a reservation to any hostels because they didnt offer any online bookings as it`s a pretty small town. Luckily, when we got off ...

Beautiful beaches in Samara!, Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Beautiful beaches in Samara!

A travel blog entry by jp122163

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... and a thatched roof and all open at the top. No screens, no mosquito nets. The shower had the best pressure I've had in Costa Rica to date, but was icy cold and you definitely wanted to be wearing something on your feet when you were in there - yuck. I ...

Relax, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Relax

A travel blog entry by peter.erne.58

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... Wasserhahn ein wenig und 3. hatte es nur ein Handtuch... Nun ist alles OK. Am Morgen waren wir noch kurz in Samara einkaufen, Geld holen und machten einen Abstecher zu nördlichen Strand. Heute Samstag geniessen ihn primär Einheimische mit Kühlbox und ...

Chillaxin time, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Chillaxin time

A travel blog entry by rearle

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Phew after a couple of crazy days we are finally somewhere we will rest up for a time.  At least 5 days are to be spent here in this little haven.  We have booked into an apartment which looks across a field with horses and to the palm tree ...

Flower beauty shots for Elise, Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Flower beauty shots for Elise

A travel blog entry by 3beansabroad

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Some photos of the local ...

Day 14, Playa Carillo, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 14

A travel blog entry by jomole

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... interesting and incident packed day.  Home made fruit and chocolate muffins for breakfast as well as all the other goodies before going to Samara to get some more money out. However the ATM said 'no' and we realised that in GB it is the same day ...

Getting our vagabond on, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

Getting our vagabond on

A travel blog entry by lachance

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... restaurants are right on the water, and I mean right on the water....I don't think there is a DEP in Costa Rica for shoreline development in Samara.  However, I must admit this type of building allowance made for a very cool place at ...

Ziplining, Surfing, Surviving in the Dark...Oh My!, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

Ziplining, Surfing, Surviving in the Dark...Oh My!

A travel blog entry by thekellers

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... on this board when I could do it an hour ago' but we pretty much mastered it by day 2. Overall, our honeymoon in Costa Rica was a fantastic trip. We checked off several must-dos while here like zip-lining, surfing, and spotting an active volcano ...

Samara, Samara, Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica travel blog

Samara

A travel blog entry by rabble

Sea kayaking, swimming, running on waters edge of a beach and coconut palm ...

beach, beach, beach!, Playa Tan Marindo, Costa Rica travel blog

beach, beach, beach!

A travel blog entry by nikgill

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After the stressful yet exhilarating past week I thought it was time to relax and hit the beach.  I've spent the entire week waking up early and going for jogs in the sand... then going back to the beach in the afternoon for surf lessons and hitting ...

THIS IS INCREDIBLE!, Playa Negra, Guanacaste, Costa Rica travel blog

THIS IS INCREDIBLE!

A travel blog entry by amir_blachman

... up with old professional acquiantances and enjoying the well-manicured city. At the end of December I flew to San Jose, Costa Rica. Before arriving here I did some background preparation and looking on my business school´s alumni list and found a ...

Just Cruisin', Just Cruisin!, Costa Rica travel blog

Just Cruisin'

A travel blog entry by alisa4sig

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Ah....several days of just cruising the coast, checkin out the spots that we loved the ...

Day 15, Playa Carillo, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 15

A travel blog entry by jomole

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... a couple of branches of the car hire company and arranged for a new car to be delivered here between 5 and 6, but warned us that in Costa Rica this might be in the next 2 days!!  We walked to the beach and had a swim before going to a bar for drinks ...

"Tezko zivljenje" na Playi Samari

A travel blog entry by katomjo

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Na Playi Samari smo malo zabusavali pri Cehu Martinu in Slovakinji Andrei v manjsem apartmaju. Martin je v Costa Rici ze 12 let. Prisel je potem, ko je njegova mama tu kupila zemljo. Imela je namrec poslovnega partnerja iz Costa Rice, ki jo je povabil na ...

Crabs in the morning/ Death march in the afternoon, Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Crabs in the morning/ Death march in the afternoon

A travel blog entry by 3beansabroad

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... got Kindles for Christmas so we are able to pick up new books on the fly.  It is a great travel item. Back from Samara.  According to the map, the walk is very doable.  And the river crossing proved to be no problem.  Unfortunately, ...

solo, Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

solo

A travel blog entry by rfloyd0

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... pink sand beach island....did I also mention he saw a 5-6 foot shark whilst out surfing...he came into shore rather abruptly. visited samara today and bought goodies for the nieces. took a 45 minute taxi back and like my folks in europe, forget my bag ...

http://www.samararentals.com/, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

http://www.samararentals.com/

A travel blog entry by samararentals

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BIG DECISION, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

BIG DECISION

A travel blog entry by jdhermann

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... I have traveled the world and have seen many wonderful places. However, no place has touched our hearts more than Samara, Costa Rica. The ocean, with coral scattered along the beach, offers great walks and swims. The sunsets are beautiful. Samara, ...

Samara - Peninsula de Nicoya, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Samara - Peninsula de Nicoya

A travel blog entry by manuroger

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Die erste Reise weg vom Zentrum von Costa Rica ging nach Samara. Samara liegt auf der Halbinsel Nicoya, an der Pazifikküste von Costa Rica. Übernachtet haben wir in einem wunderschönen Hotel direkt am Strand. Der Besitzer ist ein Stuttgarter, der ...

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