Travel Blogs from Samara, Costa Rica

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Playa Samara - Dolphins and Turtles!, Samara Beach, Costa Rica travel blog

Playa Samara - Dolphins and Turtles!

A travel blog entry by sskatie

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A beautiful morning here in Playa Samara, and perfect weather for a little dolphin-spotting! We took a small boat about 6 miles off the coast and were rewarded with pods of dolphins frolicking away, sea turtles swimming about and even some manta rays ...

Day Nine, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

Day Nine

A travel blog entry by lcorchon

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... very well.  We stopped for a break and to get something to eat at another road side restaurant.  We split a burger Costa Rican style and a heart of palm salad. Back on the road only this time to contend with traffic of eighteen wheelers and ...

Broken down in the jungle with no cell service..., Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

Broken down in the jungle with no cell service...

A travel blog entry by flyindandelion

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... slowed to a stop. So there we were in the middle of the street in the middle of the jungle in the middle of Costa Rica with a broken down car and 1 cell phone with barely any battery and no service. ¡Que mierda! Also we were conveniently stopped on a ...

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 ...

Hangover in Paradise, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

Hangover in Paradise

A travel blog entry by flyindandelion

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una goma here resaca in Mexico cruda in Argentina RED RED WIIINNNNEEEEE...... oh dear.... Love hugs and girly kisses, I might not be floating much for a few hours.....   the flyin' dandelion ...

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 ...

La vida es buena... life is good, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

La vida es buena... life is good

A travel blog entry by flyindandelion

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I am blogging from a beach... in Costa Rica.... The temperature is perfect... Probably 72 maybe 75 degrees. There is a very light breeze. A handsome tico is playing the guitar about 3 tables away from me. I just finished eating gallo pinto (a special ...

No... It's not just like riding a bike..., Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

No... It's not just like riding a bike...

A travel blog entry by flyindandelion

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I've always despised that phrase! "Come on! It's just like riding a bike!" I don't ride bikes well... I am a disaster actually. Rhea Lynn is riding her sisters while we are here and I was given hers to ride... Starting off is the first problem... I just ...

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 ...

La Pura Vida, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

La Pura Vida

A travel blog entry by ellengoeseast

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... I have a pretty good idea of where to go next. The only thing that still seems a bit tricky is the itinerary for Costa Rica itself. I am mostly reliant on public transport, though they don't always easily connect the places I would like to visit. ...

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 ...

Zumba, Zip-lining, and Zits, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

Zumba, Zip-lining, and Zits

A travel blog entry by flyindandelion

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... Nick made coffee and let us go behind the bar and make our own for free. Soooo many benefits to traveling with a local... Costa Rica played England today... I felt half way bad cheering for Costa Rica since I know that half way across the world my ...

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