Travel Blogs from Costa Rica

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Home Sweet Home, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Home Sweet Home

A travel blog entry by jimstephkrueger

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Home Sweet Home! Hola from Costa Rica! We made it! After a wild last night on the ship - we were late getting into Galveston - so it was quite a morning waiting for disembarkation. Maria was with us and we were able to clear Customs together and ...

Costa Rica 2, Limón, Costa Rica travel blog

Costa Rica 2

A travel blog entry by wellmaennchen

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Oh man, das Paradies habe ich gefunden! Das Nenn ich mal leben, den ganzen Tag Surfen und abends bis die Clubs schließen feiern. Hab hier ne Super nette Truppe gefunden, alle aus Australien und auch etwas älter, aber total nett. Das Hostel ist ...

Arenalvulkanen, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Arenalvulkanen

A travel blog entry by helguth

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... . Vi fløy Businessclass.  Fikk sitte med snobbene i VIP-loungen.  De rike har det godt ... i grunn....  :) Ved ankomst Costa Rica leide vi bil, Helge ble sterkt anbefalt å leie en GPS, men takket pent nei til det.  å komme seg til ...

And so the mural begins, San José, Costa Rica travel blog

And so the mural begins

A travel blog entry by megusta

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... French Literature student at..............you guessed it...WESTERN! Talk about a huge coincidence or what? Western's definitely reppin' here in Costa Rica. Today our headquarters gave us some white paint, a ladder, and some paint brushes for the mural. ...

Gyrocopter flights, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Gyrocopter flights

A travel blog entry by margreet98

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After a couple of nights in Junquillal I took the bus to Nicoya.  From there I would change to a bus to Samara and take a taxi to the Flying Crocodile.  The Nicoya Peninsula is fairly inundated with foreigners and I wasn't really interested in ...

Rio Pacuare and Fast Friends, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Rio Pacuare and Fast Friends

A travel blog entry by a_broad_abroad

Yesterday we rafted the 5th best river in the world (according to someone...). It was beautiful, out in the jungle, class 3 and 4 rapids, awesome scenery, food, people. We made fast friends with a very funny river guide named Alberth. After a day of ...

coming closer to south america, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

coming closer to south america

A travel blog entry by tempesh

... so chances were high) but we were lucky)) The rest of the trip was ok, we had drove by the nice green countryside of Costa Rica which looked even more greener and more cleaner. Less trash on the side of the roads. The road acually follows the peak ...

Classic Gringo..., San José, Costa Rica travel blog

Classic Gringo...

A travel blog entry by abigayle_p

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... awful attempts at Spanish speaking The ultimate “cultural experience” seeking Americans…Yuck Why does San Jose, Costa Rica need a Denny’s? So Americans can pay hundreds of dollars and travel thousands of miles to have their ...

Costa Rica pre Tour, Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Costa Rica pre Tour

A travel blog entry by redstar27

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So off to Costa Rica.... Quote from Charlotte- ´first day at Peace Lodge was better than my wedding day´. http://www.waterfallgardens.com/ was the first honeymoon treat and the first of many frog hunts. We did a night tour of the Ranarium (Frog ...

First Morning in Costa Rica, Alajuela, Costa Rica travel blog

First Morning in Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by lmeske

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This hotel is up in the hills outside of Alajuela.  You can see the city of San Jose and also Poan Volcano. It's an active volcano, but it hasn't done anything since the 60s I think.  Well, you can't really see the volcano; what you can see are ...

Ausflug zum Rio Celeste, Martirio, Costa Rica travel blog

Ausflug zum Rio Celeste

A travel blog entry by flitterjahr

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Von der Legende des blauen Flusses getrieben mieten wir uns mit Laura und Tyll, die wir am Vorabend bei der Vulkantour getroffen hatten, ein kleines Auto und duesen zum Rio Celeste. Einen Gelaendewagen mit Allradantrieb soll man laut Vermieter nicht ...

Tortuguero and Caribbean Coast, Limon, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero and Caribbean Coast

A travel blog entry by markandemma

At last we have got rid of the 4x4 and are venturing by boat to the far northeast of Costa Rica. There are no roads, only rivers and canals. Managed to get charged nothing nothing for the damage to the car, pretty lucky! Dry season, so low water and lots ...

Curubande- Bubbling Mud Pits, Curubandé, Costa Rica travel blog

Curubande- Bubbling Mud Pits

A travel blog entry by cmedancing

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... - Bubbling Mud Pits We decided to head back up North to a beautiful campsite that Christina and I stayed at our first night in Costa Rica. The campsite/hotel El Sol Verde is located 20 minutes outside of Rincon de la Vieja National Park and it has all the ...

Sep 10, 2009, San Ramon, Costa Rica travel blog

Sep 10, 2009

A travel blog entry by cmedancing

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Highlands and South or Costa Rica, Corcovado, Costa Rica travel blog

Highlands and South or Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by markandemma

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Spent the last 10 days in the highlands above San Jose and the rugged south east. Saw a volcano erupting magma, a fantastic sight at night, while sat in hot thermals baths with a cold beer. Tried to climb another volcano but the clouds came in so we had ...

pura vida, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

pura vida

A travel blog entry by cmason

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... a whole ordeal over the price of our stay with an American owner back home,  we packed up and made way for the Costa Rican Border. Yeah, the same one.. remember... the bridge, the thieves and crooked immigration officers. But this time was different. ...

Visit Kids and Grandkids - Hacked version, SAN JOSE, Costa Rica travel blog

Visit Kids and Grandkids - Hacked version

A travel blog entry by 1life

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... talk of installing surveillance camera may have gone too far, enough said.    I hope Grandpa Dolezsar is enjoying his Costa Rica hi-tech upgrade to his Motorcycle with his new MP4 player?  250 pirated road songs and one special late ...

Meeting and Parting of Friends - Relax Hotel, Parrita, Costa Rica travel blog

Meeting and Parting of Friends - Relax Hotel

A travel blog entry by candcsmith

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I love the smell of coffee in the morning . . ., San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

I love the smell of coffee in the morning . . .

A travel blog entry by out_of_here

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Hi everyone, Just got up, it's 8.05am Costa Rican time. Finally arrived at hostel at 6am UK time last night! Had the best shower ever today (actually not so good when you have to wear flip flops during, but 26 hours of straight travelling makes everything ...

The Curse of Tamarindo, Tamarindo, Costa Rica travel blog

The Curse of Tamarindo

A travel blog entry by escapa

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... on Skype and decide dinner details.  I was told our place was easy to find, I had no address as there aren't addresses in Costa Rica.  It wasn't easy to find.  No one knew this place we were staying at, trust me we asked.  We drove ...

Parfume de Corn Chip..., San José, Costa Rica travel blog

Parfume de Corn Chip...

A travel blog entry by abigayle_p

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I feel like I smell like Doritos (like the original nacho cheese flavor…not even the cool ranch flavor) So it is a combination of things: So I bathe, but the water is cold and my washcloth NEVER dries. My washcloth is sort of like an old dish rag. ...

Turriabla, Turrialba, Costa Rica travel blog

Turriabla

A travel blog entry by paulandan

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... and get our bearings. We found the town to be filled with pleasant people, informative road signs(non-existent elsewhere in Costa Rica) and pretty scenery. After checking out a few hotels, we settled in at the interamericana. nice enough, right price, ...

Through the roads in Costa Rica, Uvita, Costa Rica travel blog

Through the roads in Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by pamericas

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We will post trip information here as soon as it starts. For 2010, we will continue planning the project and look for Sponsors that are willing to invest and support the Project. All indications in that regard is highly appreciated. Please contact us by ...

Through the roads in Costa Rica, Barranca, Costa Rica travel blog

Through the roads in Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by pamericas

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We will post trip information here as soon as it starts. For 2010, we will continue planning the project and look for Sponsors that are willing to invest and support the Project. All indications in that regard is highly appreciated. Please contact us by ...

Playa Samara, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Playa Samara

A travel blog entry by amz8op

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This past weekend, we went to Playa Samara. The bus ride there took about 4 hours so we didn't get there until almost midnight and it was kind of close quarters in the bus but I slept most of the way. When we got there we just kind of hung out for a ...

Los Rapidos, Sarapiqui, Costa Rica travel blog

Los Rapidos

A travel blog entry by espriseme

The last time I went white-water rafting was in Sun River, Oregon. I was nine years old, so I wasn't exactly an active participant. We bought an overpriced photo of ourselves getting tossed around in Class IV rapids, in which I am sitting on the back of ...

The adventures of the mysterious phone cable...., Ciudad Colon, Costa Rica travel blog

The adventures of the mysterious phone cable....

A travel blog entry by brigidg

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Things have been busy since I got back. It started off with a bang when the airline lost my baggage and no one seemed to have any record of where it could possibly be. Apparently flying two airlines back means that they can both blame the other, or ...

3day/2night trip to Tortuguero to see the turtles, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

3day/2night trip to Tortuguero to see the turtles

A travel blog entry by ditch

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... on this entry - you can just about make out mine and Naomi's skin crawling if you listen closely.   Unfortunately due to Costa Rica's proximity to America it is extremely likely that like us you will have the misfortune to bump into one of these ...

What the Fog..., San José, Costa Rica travel blog

What the Fog...

A travel blog entry by abigayle_p

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So As I learn Spanish words sometimes Catalina and I discuss their English equivalent. Most recently I learned the word "nublado." It is the word for “fog” F-O-G…fog As I was repeating the Spanish word, Catalina asked me to repeat the ...

Chapter XXIII, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Chapter XXIII

A travel blog entry by jeastty

... the gate was locked and the meeting was actually at 10. Great. So we went back and slept and then Ronald (our gracious Costa Rican host) made us a delicious and hearty breakfast and sent us on our way. The hall is beautiful and has movie-theater style ...

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