Travel Blogs from Costa Rica

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In the Jungle, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

In the Jungle

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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... as 150,000 visitors annually and well-known for its beautiful beaches and hiking trails.  Although the park is Costa Rica's smallest national park, the diversity of wildlife is unequaled with 109 species of mammals and 184 species ...

Butterfly Farm, Coffee Plantation, & Dinner, Escazu, Costa Rica travel blog

Butterfly Farm, Coffee Plantation, & Dinner

A travel blog entry by skylerstravels

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... the customary cup of coffee and then entered a garden that was enclosed with netting so that the butterflies would be contained. Since Costa Rica has 1,500 species of butterflies there were many different types to see as they flew around and landed on our ...

Quarter-sized rain droplets, Puntarenas, Costa Rica travel blog

Quarter-sized rain droplets

A travel blog entry by katie.egeland

... would be such a blessing because it is almost impossible to get a volunteer job at the hospital in Puntarenas, unlike San Jose Costa Rica, they are not as open minded to American estudiantes helping out. This B&B is popular with the USAC estudiantes ...

When everything goes wrong, Mal Pais, Costa Rica travel blog

When everything goes wrong

A travel blog entry by reece_k

The plans of traveling from San juan to Costa Rica with my sister went out the window due to a nice dose of the swine flu, after a couple of nights with a 40 degree fever and about a week of lying in a hammock doing nothing I was good to go again and ...

Vertrek naar Costa Rica., Grecia, Costa Rica travel blog

Vertrek naar Costa Rica.

A travel blog entry by geoff_vh

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Vandaag ben ik dan eindelijk naar Costa Rica vertrokken. Heel vroeg in de ochtend hebben we met ze alle verzameld op Schiphol. Na het moeilijke afscheid nemen van al die lieve mensen moesten Rosa en ik toch echt gaan. De eerste vlucht was naar Detroit, ...

Day 9: La Fortuna waterfall and Arenal volcano, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 9: La Fortuna waterfall and Arenal volcano

A travel blog entry by segacs

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... clear day, and we had the best view yet of Arenal from town. We could see almost the entire peak of the volcano. Arenal is Costa Rica's most active volcano. A few decades ago, nobody knew it was even a volcano; it was thought to be dormant. But in ...

Mythical creatures, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Mythical creatures

A travel blog entry by lynnandkriss

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... a post-work style thirst. LK: The first was a day long trip which included a visit to Cartago (former capital of Costa Rica; the grand Catholic church there was beset with earthquakes so they gave up re-building it after the second devastation); a quick ...

En route to Nicaragua, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

En route to Nicaragua

A travel blog entry by bshorts

Just passing through to not so pleasant city of San Jose en route to ...

Cahuita / Puerto Viejo.  Caribbean Coast.  Maan., Cahuita, Costa Rica travel blog

Cahuita / Puerto Viejo. Caribbean Coast. Maan.

A travel blog entry by rlphillips

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Hi All, After a ten hour bus journey, we made it to Cahuita.  A quiet resort on the Caribbean coast.   We stayed in some cabinas called Brisas Del Mar, which was the best accomodation yet.  Big rooms in a nice little garden next to ...

Turtles by moonlight...can you top that?, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Turtles by moonlight...can you top that?

A travel blog entry by southernxposure

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... going to get a on a guided trip to Tortuguero National Park the next morning. This is a canal along the northeast coast of Costa Rica where sea turtles come to nest. Turned out we were going to be there during the Green Sea turtle nesting season, so ...

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