Travel Blogs from Samara, Costa Rica

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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 ...

Samara, Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Samara

A travel blog entry by skinnerfamily

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... , some dirt roads, and rocks sticking out (not quite as bad as our 5 km of grid we have to go on). When we arrived into Samara we parked our car and just walked down the main road.  We stopped at the local bakery and had an ice cream and cinnamon ...

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 ...

Day four... Sunset, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

Day four... Sunset

A travel blog entry by carolpaul

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... , Stephen & Bucky make plans to drive to the south beach (Camaronal Beach) for sunset surfing and Steve and I decide to walk to Samara. Kiersten and Charlie stay back and read. Steve and I are sitting on a log watching the sunset and the boys show up! ...

Crabs, Monkeys and Crocs…Oh My, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

Crabs, Monkeys and Crocs…Oh My

A travel blog entry by melliekat

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... water sellers. As Tim was concerned about the brakes on our car, Dennis assisted with setting up a meeting with Max at Alamo in Samara. Long story short, we went for lunch and then a drink while waiting first for Max to arrive and then for him to check ...

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. ...

Day five... Starting out, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

Day five... Starting out

A travel blog entry by carolpaul

... make breakfast and all play Russian bank in the inside/outside home that we are getting quite used to. Kiersten is undefeated in Costa Rica so far in fact when she was playing Charlie earlier and Charlie was distracted talking to Bucky she said "hey ...

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 ...

Snowed in in Costa Rica!   ...day seven, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

Snowed in in Costa Rica! ...day seven

A travel blog entry by carolpaul

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... area. The beach has lots of beautiful colored pebbles and the sand is dark... the surfers in the group love the waves! They surf for about an hour or two. We make them get out so we will make it back to Samara for our last sunset... can't break ...

Day six... We would have been leaving tomorrow!, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

Day six... We would have been leaving tomorrow!

A travel blog entry by carolpaul

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Thank goodness it's not our last day! I have never been so thankful for snow :) Slow start again... I think we are not as rushed because we gained extra days. We are all sitting enjoying our breakfast and reading and we hear a crowd cheering and having a ...

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 ...

Day two... Evening, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

Day two... Evening

A travel blog entry by carolpaul

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... to see if he can go surf the south beaches... We agree the four kids will take the car to surf and Steve and I will head to Samara for some more beach time and then go out for drinks. We get a beautiful sunset on he beach and then find a great place ...

Just Cruisin', Just Cruisin!, Costa Rica travel blog

Just Cruisin'

A travel blog entry by alisa4sig

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Ah....several days of just cruising the coast, checkin out the spots that we loved the ...

Woeste golven ...., Guanacaste, Costa Rica travel blog

Woeste golven ....

A travel blog entry by ppkoonings

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We zijn bij de Pacific , de Grote oceaan ofwel de Stille oceaan... Vrijdagmorgen om 10.00 uur hebben we ons bij de surf school gemeld. Floor, Lotte en Pim nemen hun eerste surf les. Omdat het nog vloed is, moeten ze nog 2 uur wachten. Maar wel alvast de ...

Day 15, Playa Carillo, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 15

A travel blog entry by jomole

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... a couple of branches of the car hire company and arranged for a new car to be delivered here between 5 and 6, but warned us that in Costa Rica this might be in the next 2 days!!  We walked to the beach and had a swim before going to a bar for drinks ...

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