Travel Blogs from San Jose, Costa Rica

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It's been a while., San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

It's been a while.

A travel blog entry by limehybrid

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... town. It's very beautiful. The next morning we took the Tica bus which is a bus that takes you from Nicaragua to San Jose Costa Rica. It's much nicer and easier than traveling on your own between the two countries, but it did take 9 hours. Saturday we ...

Supply Run, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Supply Run

A travel blog entry by miller.time

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... I also decided that there is more out there in other nearby countries to be making up as I go along, rather than just staying in Costa Rica. I found an english language bookstore and got a phrase book and a Central America guidebook. Horay for ...

Last day for La Intrepid Familia, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Last day for La Intrepid Familia

A travel blog entry by mini_v

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... and off we headed to San Jose. Traffic was pretty horrible as we entered San Jose - Eddie explained that San Jose has a population of 1million with Costa Rica having a total population of 4million (no wonder it's so congested!). It is the only capital in ...

Crazy Border Crossing!!!, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Crazy Border Crossing!!!

A travel blog entry by our_oyster

... $38 for a private room. The taxi driver said that it was the going rate for the area. It made us happy that we decided to make Costa Rica a short visit. On an ironic note, for supper we ate at a Nicaraguan comedor. We really can´t escape Gallo ...

Celebrating New Year's in the firework capital, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Celebrating New Year's in the firework capital

A travel blog entry by sarah

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... for everyone, except maybe the cat. That night, we toasted the ball drop in New York (one hour ahead of midnight in Costa Rica) with some Nicaraguan rum, and Ani woke up around 11:30 so I was in the room with her when every conceivable combination ...

A day in the life of Dr Wright, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

A day in the life of Dr Wright

A travel blog entry by ditch

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... met her. Here lies within just a few pictures of Naomi performing one of her many surgical operations during her time in Costa Rica. Now I would love to tell you what procedure was being performed on the patient but unfortuantly I think it is ...

Why is it called Boxing Day!, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Why is it called Boxing Day!

A travel blog entry by andycrisp

... .  We experienced a festive period that was rather different to what we are usually used to out here in the sweltering heat of Costa Rica / but we did have fun! Steve and i spent a nice family day at Manuel Antonio beach with Dave and the kids the ...

Stuck in San Jose, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Stuck in San Jose

A travel blog entry by gonesurfin

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Hey Guys!   So I landed in San Jose a few days ago and man what a crazy place.The place is huge and confusing especially when you don´t know any Spanish. The streets here are a coloful maze full of cheap vending stands, whistling ladies and ...

National Emergency, San Ignacio De Acosta, Costa Rica travel blog

National Emergency

A travel blog entry by rortez

... . In other areas, overflowing rivers have inundated a large number of homes, and landslides have blocked a large number of roads. San Antonio supposedly received 6.3 inches of rain in just two hours on Wednesday, and many people were buried alive as they ...

The race for Brazil Visas, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

The race for Brazil Visas

A travel blog entry by davelauren

We were back in San Jose for the sole purpose of arranging our Visas for Brazil. We were hopeful that we could apply and be issued with Visas on the same day however, we then realised that the Embassy is only open between 8:30am and 12:30pm! Eeekk... We ...

Chapter XXI, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Chapter XXI

A travel blog entry by jeastty

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... so he began studying and said that it was only with Jehovah´s help that he kicked his habits. He started pioneering and moved to Costa Rica to help where the need was greater. He married a local sister and they were bethelites for a while before becoming ...

Shopping Excursion, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Shopping Excursion

A travel blog entry by jimstephkrueger

Cashed in some miles for a flight to Houston to do a little shopping....while we are here....why not take advantage of a great offer from Royal Caribbean ' enjoy the blue waters of Mexico and work on increasing our status for our future cruises.....Stay ...

Die amerikanische Botschaft in Costa Rica, San Jose - Pavas, Costa Rica travel blog

Die amerikanische Botschaft in Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by tripumdiewelt

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Wir sind nun also in Costa Rica und brauchen ganz dringend das Visum für die USA.  Von dem die nette Dame in der Deutschen Botschaft in Guatemala noch gesagt hat, dass wir es sowieso nicht bekommen. Also nicht innerhalb so kurzer Zeit. Sie hat ...

All that glitters..., San José, Costa Rica travel blog

All that glitters...

A travel blog entry by morganfay

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  So...this is what happens when you blink during an art project that calls for ...

The Way to San Josè, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

The Way to San Josè

A travel blog entry by compassionfruit

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After a wonderful time with Sally and Rick in Florida, we departed our 5 star accommodations (their home) for the wilds of Central America. It seems like a long jouney to arrive at our originally intended destination. We had been thouroughly spoiled in ...

Sunshine in the rain, Los Alpes, Costa Rica travel blog

Sunshine in the rain

A travel blog entry by india

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Hola muchachos First, thanks to all of you so much! After my last message I received an impressive amount of email supporting me, from all of you guys and that was exactly what I needed. Once the first chock past I decided to roll up my sleeves and ...

Final week in san jose, san jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Final week in san jose

A travel blog entry by senorbrian

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So while in manuel antonio i met a local tica girl who invitd me to stay at her house and she showed me the local experiaNCE. Great way to cap off my central america trip. Exhausted and with a day of traveling a head of me for xmas in ...

San Jose: A Couple of Hours from Everywhere, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

San Jose: A Couple of Hours from Everywhere

A travel blog entry by linds_and_ryan

... was cheap, and it was located right across the street from the main market. It was here that we learned about Costa Rica's greatest contributions to humanity. The first is the fruit smoothies. Forget everything you have ever known about fruit ...

San José (Costa Rica), San José, Costa Rica travel blog

San José (Costa Rica)

A travel blog entry by wgielen

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Op zaterdag 28 oktober ben ik vanuit San Juan del Sur met de TICA Bus naar SAN JOSE, de hoofdstad van [B]COSTA RICA[/B] gereisd. In San José wilde ik direct een ticket voor de TICA Bus naar Panama City kopen. Het bleek echter dat de TICA Bus voor de ...

Day 2!!!, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 2!!!

A travel blog entry by misterwilborn

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... possess a passport and a much smaller number than that even use it. The opportunity to come to such a beautiful place like Costa Rica would never have seemed a reality to me if it weren’t for Diane Krishon. Words cannot express how grateful I am to ...

Whitewater and off to San Jose, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Whitewater and off to San Jose

A travel blog entry by vincethepince

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... people needed to use the ATM and each one we went to was out of service so we went on an unofficial ATM walking tour of downtown San Jose after dark. Probably not the safest thing to do but we had three tour leaders with us and a big group so we were ...

The Day at the Antivenom Research Facility, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

The Day at the Antivenom Research Facility

A travel blog entry by prospero

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... me. After that, we took a 45 minute bus ride to la serpenteria, where they produce the antivenoms that saves people's lives in Costa Rica. We listened to a lecture for two and a half hours about the snakes of Costa Rica, and how they produce the ...

Découvrir le Costa Rica/Discovering Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Découvrir le Costa Rica/Discovering Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by siegfried_h.

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Après quelques jours de préparation rapide, Adeline et moi, nous envolons vers le Costa Rica. Adeline a du mal à passer les frontières sans se faire remarquer par un douanier zélé. Heureusement le charme discret des français à l'étranger, et ...

San Jose, San jose, Costa Rica travel blog

San Jose

A travel blog entry by ditte

... er helt underligt at vende sig til. Flyturen forlob godt (sov det meste af tiden da vi kun havde faaet 3 timers sovn om natten!) Costa Rica Backpackers er et rigtig godt sted. Poolen ser i hvert fald indbydende ud. Haaber vi faar tid til en dukkert i ...

Map pin, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Map pin

A travel blog entry by maia

The only purpose of this post is to keep my map up to date :-)  I'm sure there's an easier way, but I can't be bothered to look it up ...

New Year's Eve in San Jose, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

New Year's Eve in San Jose

A travel blog entry by philthy

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For new years eve, we found ourselves in Costa Rica's capitol, San Jose.  Our first night we stayed in a place that was nice but had some annoying people staying there.  So the morning of new years eve, we decided to "shop around" and we ...

Pre-Travel Jitters, San José, Costa Rica travel blog

Pre-Travel Jitters

A travel blog entry by ashleigh_21

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As my friend Nicole tells me this Blog will be here in the morning, those very words entice me to get going on this blog that will actually intrigue readers to want to come back for more.  By writing this, I'm hoping that ...

Back to Ciudad Colon, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Back to Ciudad Colon

A travel blog entry by brigidg

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... her work and learning the particularities of different African countries. Early last week some of my fellow-students organized a dinner in San Jose at a Lebanese restaurant where we were treated to a very skilled belly dancer. I'm not sure how I feel ...

Saprissa Defeated!!, Santiago de Puriscal, Costa Rica travel blog

Saprissa Defeated!!

A travel blog entry by moppet77

... got drenched on my way home from the library during the torrential afternoon downpour that is characteristic of the wet season in Costa Rica.  In the evening, the remaining volunteers and I popped some microwave popcorn and rented a movie for girls' ...

El Primer Dia en Puriscal, Santiago de Puriscal, Costa Rica travel blog

El Primer Dia en Puriscal

A travel blog entry by moppet77

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... pointed out that I wasn't the one who enlisted in the army before the 2000 election results were in and then re-enlisted in the army not once, but TWICE.  I think it's safe to say that my decision to drive to San Jose pales in comparison....  : ...

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