Travel Blogs from Limon, Costa Rica

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The Trip to Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

The Trip to Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by jowhiting

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... to find gold here although his hopes were misplaced. We passed some incredible scenery and huge banana plantations a principal crop in Costa Rica. I was surprised to see that each bunch of bananas was wrapped in a blue bag to protect the skins from ...

Perfectly at Home, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

Perfectly at Home

A travel blog entry by truetravelerare

Companeros- This is quite excellent. I am in a shack in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica. The rain is coming down hard and I have to yell to be heard. The roof is watertight though, and I am sitting here with Marc talking about- what else? - ...

Tortuguero-  Sea Turtle Watching, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero- Sea Turtle Watching

A travel blog entry by cmedancing

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... to hear this after passing through Mexico to Nicaragua.   Mom had noted she wanted to see the Sea Turtles while she was in Costa Rica and it just happens to be the time when the turtles were arriving on the beaches for their seasonal laying of the ...

A week of travelling, Tortugueras, Costa Rica travel blog

A week of travelling

A travel blog entry by brigidg

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... , and we walked around the town for a while. The neighbourhood is poor and known as being one of the more violent parts of Costa Rica. Our taxi driver actually came pretty close to ditching us on the side of the road when he realized where we were ...

Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve

A travel blog entry by worldfamous

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For the final leg of the trip, we made another daunting journey through the dirt roads of Cosa Rica in a five hour drive to Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve.  Well worth the travel, the hiking was breath-taking, with mists hanging low through the ...

A coinflip for the coast..., Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica travel blog

A coinflip for the coast...

A travel blog entry by socalkid

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... area, and diving when the surf's down, among many other things. I had trouble getting money from the ATM because the Banco de Costa Rica doesn't accept non-Visa debit cards - and the Banco de Costa Rica is the only bank in town. One man has figured ...

Sloth circuit, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

Sloth circuit

A travel blog entry by cookcorn

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For a few days now we've been relaxing at the Caribbean coast, close to the border with Panama. Two short bus trips, 6 and 4 hrs respectively took us to San Jose and on to Puerto Viejo, where conditions are cool. Rastafarians form a large part ...

Following the rain, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

Following the rain

A travel blog entry by annarapp

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First impression from Costa Rica, everything seems to be a little more formal and polite. As expected, lots of tourists, more expensive, and what's a pity, everyone speaks to you in english. Took us some time to find a room, lot's of places were full, ...

In the Cloud Forests, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

In the Cloud Forests

A travel blog entry by wanderer0

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In the mountain village I enjoy the St. Helena and Monteverde Rain Forest ...

Reggaetime!, Cahuita, Costa Rica travel blog

Reggaetime!

A travel blog entry by julesjb

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... black population and as a result is very relaxed place with a cool reggae vibe. I had been recommended the place as a relatively (for Costa Rica) cheaper place to chill out for a bit. The bus ride from San Jose was quite good although the bus had no air ...

Monteverde, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde

A travel blog entry by lennyandcat

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We crossed the border into Costa Rica easily enough and within a few minutes into our bus ride to the Monteverde Cloud Forest we couldn't believe how green it was.  We have been used to seeing earth as dry as a bone with ...

Manzanillo, Manzanillo, Costa Rica travel blog

Manzanillo

A travel blog entry by diene

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Die letzte Nacht hat es im Karibikstyle durchgehend geregnet und auch am Morgen nieselt es noch ein wenig.Beste Vorraussetzungen also um den Tag erstmal mit einem vernuenftigen Desayuno de Gato (so ne Art Katerfruehstuck) zu beginnen. Die scheinen das ...

The Jaguar Sanctuary, Puerto Viejo, Limon, Costa Rica travel blog

The Jaguar Sanctuary, Puerto Viejo

A travel blog entry by lpringle

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This morning Ali and I went to The Jaguar Sanctury, an animal sanctury in Puerto Viejo. We had a brilliant tour and saw all sorts of animals from toucans and baby owls to monkies, caimen, tree frogs, sloths, small wild cats and anteaters! The highlights ...

Puerto Viejo, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

Puerto Viejo

A travel blog entry by bell.costarica

... out that the receptionist was originally from the US too. When she was a sophomore in high school her parents decided to move to Costa Rica, and she had been here ever since.  After the massage me and this other girl took naps and got ready later to ...

Monteverde, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde

A travel blog entry by bradmccartney

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If you go to Monteverde its to visit the rainforest. theres a network of trails that you can walk along that stretch several kilometres. The problem is that due to the huge numbers of people I didn't expect to see too much wildlife. Did see lots of ...

Monteverde, Costa Rica, Limon, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde, Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by teamsharry

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We arrived to Monteverde in the crazy rain and wind.... weather that would remain the whole time we were here ☔️��! But it is the rainy season and Monteverde is nestled up high, surrounded by rainforest, so apparently this ...

La Tortuga Feliz y mucho mas, Back in San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

La Tortuga Feliz y mucho mas

A travel blog entry by smyth

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Well, the turtles were ridiculously amazing!! The unnamed island itself was awesome, although the living conditions were not so easy. No electricity to speak of other than a solar panel for a few selected lights for a few hours at night and the meals ...

Dia 15. Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Dia 15. Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by maprudencio

*** PLANING *** Por la mañana Treeking al Cerro Tortugero (2h). Es por selva y tiene muy buenas vistas. Por la tarde visita por los senderos del Parque Nacional de Tortuguero y paseo por el pueblo. Tambien está la opción de alquilar unos ...

Monteverde, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde

A travel blog entry by dstears

Monteverde ...

Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by lightnerjohnson

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School was over for the girls and most of our friends had left Monteverde, so it was time for us to explore another part of Costa Rica. Tortuguero had a number of draws for us. It is one of the most remote areas in the country as it is only accessible by ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

Rain, Rain and more rain in Costa Rica, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

Rain, Rain and more rain in Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by nickiandal

... to them and they were really nice, they wouldnt take an\y payment and gave us some tips about looking after ourstuff etc, as Costa Rica can be dangerous in that respect! We wandered around in the blistering heat from hostal to hostal looking for a good ...

Surely the best 8th Birthday ever?!, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Surely the best 8th Birthday ever?!

A travel blog entry by wandering-again

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In total contrast to Pete's Birthday, William's was an amazing experience! We were up at 5am for a three hour canoe along the rivers. We had hired Alonso as our guide and he took us exploring. It was a brilliant trip and we saw so much wildlife. We just ...

Monteverde Reserve - Cloud Forest Night Tour, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde Reserve - Cloud Forest Night Tour

A travel blog entry by pavel.jares

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Slunny den do vasich domovu :) Tenhle den jsme pojali trochu odpocinkove, pze jsme byli po predchozich narocnych dnech docela zniceni. Takze jsem mel cas podivat se na net, dobre se najist a zajistit prepravu smerem na jih k plazim Pacifiku. Odpoledne ...

Brake, brake, brake!!!!, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Brake, brake, brake!!!!

A travel blog entry by jay_and_joann

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    If you are looking for big adventure in Monteverde, then zip lines are the way to go.  Our host, Ronnie, booked us a canopy tour through 100% Adventura, and they guarantee total satisfaction.  For $25 per person we were ...

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