Travel Blogs from San Jose, Costa Rica

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Central America, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Central America

A travel blog entry by lc65259

Costa Rica the place I run away from the States. A month in Central America and a home away from home. I traveled to Costa Rica to meet Lena and my other friends for the trip of a lifetime. There was nine of us at one point backpacking through the ...

Passing through to Panama, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Passing through to Panama

A travel blog entry by mschwartz

Just passed through Costa Rica so I have only a few observations. The scenery is absolutely breathtaking - almost as soon as we crossed the border it seemed we were in the middle of the jungle. People are much less friendly than we've encountered so far. ...

England vs Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

England vs Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by lpringle

... , which we luckily all got double seats on so managed to sleep away most of the journey! In San Jose we got a mental taxi to a hostel called Costa Rica Backpackers, which we'd been recommended as cheap and was annoyingly expensive but it was late so we ...

San Jose, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

San Jose

A travel blog entry by bron_and_eli

San ...

Finding a quetzal, Kilometer 70 Pan American Highway, Costa Rica travel blog

Finding a quetzal

A travel blog entry by greenhousevt

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... around the world as they are considered among the most beautiful. Though I wouldn't really have considered myself a birder before going to Costa Rica, as the weeks progressed, I knew I wouldn't be able to leave the country without seeing one of these ...

In the Capital City, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

In the Capital City

A travel blog entry by andreatravels

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... the army, he gave the fort to the government to use as a museum.  Here you can see the history and prehistory of Costa Rica on display.     The fort itself has been enhanced by the addition of the metal and glass sphere you see in front ...

Wer suchet der findet...früher oder später..., Santo Domingo, Costa Rica travel blog

Wer suchet der findet...früher oder später...

A travel blog entry by diene

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... natuerlich mit dem Taxi) und treffe dort etwa 20 Leute hauptsaechlich aus den Staaten aber auch aus NZ und Costa Rica. Alles sehr interessante Geschichten.Abends falle ich natuerlich totmuede ins total durchgelegene Bett...Morgen faengt schliesslich der ...

I talka de lingo . . ., San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

I talka de lingo . . .

A travel blog entry by out_of_here

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Two blogs in one day! Unusual! Been learning spanish today :) learnt mostly the novelty phrases that will never be useful here, such as, 'con calma' which is easy tiger! I figure this may be useful one day ;) Did learn a few useful ones too, but I think ...

back to san jose, Dominical, uvita and san jose, Costa Rica travel blog

back to san jose

A travel blog entry by maiamuffin

... trying to hitch hike but no one would pick us up, so we just ended up waiting for the next bus to get there. once we got to san jose, the whole journey started at about 1 and we got in around 9:30!!  so much bus!!!  but now we are here, and the ...

Mirador Cataratas - Eyes wide open, La Selva, Costa Rica travel blog

Mirador Cataratas - Eyes wide open

A travel blog entry by wanderer0

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this is a ...

One Week in Rara Avis, La Selva, Costa Rica travel blog

One Week in Rara Avis

A travel blog entry by wanderer0

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Getting used to the creatures, sounds, and tropical ...

3 week at Rara Avis, La Selva, Costa Rica travel blog

3 week at Rara Avis

A travel blog entry by wanderer0

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Tropical rain Forest full of interesting ...

Connecting with nature, La selva, Costa Rica travel blog

Connecting with nature

A travel blog entry by wanderer0

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lok ...

Off to Corcovado, Corcovado, Costa Rica travel blog

Off to Corcovado

A travel blog entry by wanderer0

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It's ...

Recap From Costa, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Recap From Costa

A travel blog entry by jord-travers

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... The group dynamic in the house is hilarious as our Mum is half crazy and everyone has a slightly twisted sense of humour. The typical dish of Costa Rica is rice and black beans so you can expect to see that on my plate nearly every meal I eat at home. By ...

My shower hates me., San José, Costa Rica travel blog

My shower hates me.

A travel blog entry by morganfay

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Something weird is happening with my water pipes. At least, I think it's the water pipes. You know that noise a washing machine will make when it's off balance? The 'ka-thunk-ka-thud-ka-thunk-ka-thud-ka-thunk-ka-thud' that just goes and goes until you ...

Gringos! More gringos!, San José, Costa Rica travel blog

Gringos! More gringos!

A travel blog entry by morganfay

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... , I received a phone call from a Mr. Mitch Gronner, childhood pal of my Uncle Dave. Mitch and his wife, Wendy, were down here in Costa Rica to do a tour package, and they gave me a jingle to see if they could come out to my barrio. Of COURSE!! I told ...

Volcanos and Coffee, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Volcanos and Coffee

A travel blog entry by edpass

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... , it's total enjoyment.  http://www.coffeetour.com/about-cafe-britt On our way back to our hotel that afternoon, San Jose proved to be fairly cosmopolitan, with modern cinemas, fitness centres, restaurants for all tastes and traffic jams.  Most ...

Last one!, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Last one!

A travel blog entry by kmswenson14

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... my travelogue. I´ve done quite a bit these last few weeks, and only have a week and a half left here in good ol´ Costa Rica (which will most likely be spent tying up everything before I leave). I have really enjoyed my stay here, but am also looking ...

San José - der Traum von Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

San José - der Traum von Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by alezg

... und eine Gruppe von Maennern fuehrte den Dieb (?) danach durch die Gassen in ein Haus. Was fuer ein "Auftakt" in unser Costa Rica-Erlebnis. :-) Dann ging´s auf die City-Tour: Wir besuchten u.a. das Nationaltheater und danach das Gold-Museum, aber der ...

it´s easter?, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

it´s easter?

A travel blog entry by aaronvdb

... and then costa rica. was a bit like adelaide airport all over again, because we were greated with ¨have you got a ticket out of costa rica... otherwise you can´t board the flight¨. sho we quckly had to book a flight, which was sh*. wanted to book a bus ...

Day 28, 29 - Guanacaste to San Jose, Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 28, 29 - Guanacaste to San Jose, Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by guruzers

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... is so colorful and thriving in this hot, humid, rainy and sunny environment.  These are supposed to be the last rainy days of Costa Rica's rainy season.  Sure hope the prediction is the same for Panama.  We are at my cousin Frannie and her ...

Making plans - for once, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Making plans - for once

A travel blog entry by chris74

I've returned to San Jose and am trying to work out the plan for the next week.  It's bit up in the air as next week is Semana Santa (Easter) which is a major holiday over here.  This means that the buses are either full or not running and the ...

Festival of the lights, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Festival of the lights

A travel blog entry by c4corey

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Well with Spanish School in Costa Rica officially over I headed to San Jose for a night before catching the early Ticabus the next morning through Nicaragua to Honduras. Well the plan is to completely surprise her for her birthday present (come on it is ...

One Month Anniversary, San Ignacio De Acosta, Costa Rica travel blog

One Month Anniversary

A travel blog entry by rortez

... parts of Costa Rica that the average tourist does not see, and these are the communities Peace Corps works in. Peace Corps Costa Rica has several programs in the works here. Among them are Children, Youth and Families (CYF), Rural Community Development ...

Leaving Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Leaving Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by kylekhan

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... a lot more people that way, a trend that I will continue throughout the trip.   I will try to be more diligent about posting in Chile as I expect to have much better internet access.  Pictures from Costa Rica to follow. Cheers. ...

first night in costa rica!!!, San jose, Costa Rica travel blog

first night in costa rica!!!

A travel blog entry by maiamuffin

so, here i am...first night in costa rica!!!  i am freakin out a little bit but i know its going to be all good. 'todo bien!!!'  i am in a hostel called kabata in san pedro.  they have a shuttle bus that picked me up from the airport ...

Costa Rica Costa Alotta, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Costa Rica Costa Alotta

A travel blog entry by danandlawontour

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... we hope to see, so the blog will have a few surprises but one thing we are really hoping to see is a wild sloth, 2 species exist in Costa Rica and the wildlife list is crazy from there!  Its just coming up to a year since we set off, and so a year ...

San Jose, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

San Jose

A travel blog entry by chrismyers

... local markets and eateries before boarding a bus to the Caribbean town of Puerto Viejo.  I quickly learned that the buses in Costa Rica have to be the most uncomfortable in the world.  Halfway through the trip my ass had fallen asleep.  I ...

In love with the new plan, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

In love with the new plan

A travel blog entry by incrediblelife

... up our tickets for the next part of our journey.  We got a good deal through Taca Airlines that will take us from San Jose, Costa Rica - Buenos Airies, Argentina, (overland to Iguazu Falls, Rio for Carnaval, then Sao Paulo) then fly Sao Paulo-Lima ...

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