Travel Blogs from Limon, Costa Rica

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Deja vu of the sandy kind, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

Deja vu of the sandy kind

A travel blog entry by howardino

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... I was really happy to see them. I had originally intended to stay only for a short time and then go to some other parts of Costa Rica in the 2 weeks available to me, but the town is so relaxed and the weather so good, that i ended up staying there until ...

Bummin' on the beach, Cahuita, Costa Rica travel blog

Bummin' on the beach

A travel blog entry by ebmargit

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... a fun run to HiperMas with Jennifer and Antony to get my mattress, which they weren't able to deliver because there are no addresses in Costa Rica, I live on a road that's too hard for a truck to get through, and I didn't have a phone for them to call me ...

Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica travel blog

Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

A travel blog entry by davidandclare

We spent 4 days here in a sort of wooden summer house on top of a building...very airy. The first two days it rained and we played lots of cards. The third day we hired bikes and cycled along a road through the jungle to the beach, passing lots of howler ...

Lake Arenal, coffee plantations and sloth's bum, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Lake Arenal, coffee plantations and sloth's bum

A travel blog entry by giedre-sha

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... once a two weeks to go to the bathroom and then goes back up. Unfortunately, we only got to see his big bum from down below. Adventure tour Costa Rica Quest (including all transport and accommodation) operated by G Adventures, booked through STA Travel. ...

Cahuita, a place where some westerners got strande, Cahuita, Costa Rica travel blog

Cahuita, a place where some westerners got strande

A travel blog entry by aleman

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Driving down from Puerto Limon south, you will come to the village of Cahuita. Its is also the entrance to a "nat.park", if you want to call it that. The park offers mainly beaches, so better call it beach reserve. Cahuita is a little layed back ...

EN scary moments !!!, Cahuita, Costa Rica travel blog

EN scary moments !!!

A travel blog entry by obrobr

We were on a boat at 6AM with hopes to get as far as Costa Rica's town Cahuita but thanks to the long wait at the crossing border we missed the last bus at 4PM and had to stay in Porte Lion instead. When looking into our guide book for tips for ...

The Cloudforest, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

The Cloudforest

A travel blog entry by cjsceats

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We spent a couple of days in this very popular and touristy cloudforest region. The main attractions are the canopy tours, which are much more like theme-park style zip-line adventures, and hikes through the cloudforest itself. We had a good relaxing ...

White Water Rapids (late update), Limon, Costa Rica travel blog

White Water Rapids (late update)

A travel blog entry by megusta

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... , and pineapples freshly cored. We said goodbye to our rafting partners and our guides, and zoomed our way back to San Jose from Limon. We basically had the entire minivan to our selves, so I was able to flop my limbs anyway I like. Needless to say, it ...

Running aground and the crocs, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Running aground and the crocs

A travel blog entry by salsita

... of maybe only a foot long swam past, shortly followed by what could have been his mother of 2 meters long!!!!! Arriving back in limon having passed the man who should have been dredging the river fast asleep on his boat we jumped into a taxi to take ...

Back to Costa Rica, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

Back to Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by bshorts

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... of Chiquita bananas in transit. (This whole area is full of Chiquita plantations.) The exit was very easy but getting back into Costa Rica proved to be a right pain for a lot of people. One of the entry requirements is proof of departure from the ...

Cahuita and the Costa Rica football match, Cahuita, Costa Rica travel blog

Cahuita and the Costa Rica football match

A travel blog entry by salsita

Cahiuta is a very relaxed caribbean village with black, coral and white beahes.  This was the last stop on the tour before the return to San Jose.  I decided to signed off the tour a few days early as I didnīt really fancy heading back into ...

Very humid tropical rainforest, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Very humid tropical rainforest

A travel blog entry by chrisser71

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... that I was not going to stay any longer. However, from what I could see, San Jose certainly gave the impression of Costa Rica being a wealthier country than Guatemala - they even had ordinary busses servicing the city - did not see a single chicken bus. ...

Puerte Viejo, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

Puerte Viejo

A travel blog entry by bradmccartney

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Time for a couple of days chilling at the beaches around Puerto Viejo.Hired some bikes a spent a day riding a short distance then heading to the beach for a swim then riding a bit further then to the beach ...

Take a Walk on the Caribbean Side, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

Take a Walk on the Caribbean Side

A travel blog entry by moppet77

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... we  went to  the hotel restaurant for a phenomenal dinner (I mean hands down the best restaurant food I have had in Costa Rica) and a few leisurely drinks, we went back to our bungalow and relaxed on our front porch, which provided a hammock and ...

Monteverde, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde

A travel blog entry by rlphillips

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We arrived in Monterverde for a quick stop to do some ziplining in the cloud forest.  We talked ourselves into the xtreme zip wiring which involved 3km of wire hanging over valleys with drops of over 500 feet and the longest line of 750 ...

Canada day in Cahuita, Cahuita, Costa Rica travel blog

Canada day in Cahuita

A travel blog entry by jpineda84

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... (excluding us) and street dogs gravitate to Cahuita, and the most beautiful beach in the world. Cahuita is definitely apart from the rest of Costa Rica, culture-wise. We felt like we were in a different country. It is a must-see but only for a day or two ...

Costa Rica - Monteverde, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Costa Rica - Monteverde

A travel blog entry by saanddk

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... (a Yugoslavian living in Canada) and a couple, Mark and Lauren, who are from Atlanta although Mark now works in Costa Rica. Semira, Charlotte and I visited a local coffee plantation together on our first day. They offer tours to take you through ...

Cloudy Caribbean, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

Cloudy Caribbean

A travel blog entry by timeofourlives

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The journey to Puerto Viejo was a good one but when we arrived the weather wasn't great. We were greeted off the bus by a local who didn't waste any time asking us if we wanted any "wacky backy"! He walked with us to the hotel where the smell of "herbs" ...

Life on the Road..., Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

Life on the Road...

A travel blog entry by bl0ndie

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... another new and exciting country). But before I go, here's just a snapshot of some of the things I've learnt whilst in Costa Rica.... 1) That it's not considered dangerous in some counties to strap a box to the back of your motorcycle and place a ...

Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica day 1, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica day 1

A travel blog entry by nycsfsdhopper

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Entering Costa Rica wanted proof of my plans to leave the country, which I did not have an airport ticket itinerary, so I was to buy a "Continuation ticket" for $6 at a pharmacy at the border. How this $6 "Continuation ticket" provides proof that I am ...

Ha Man it's the Caribbean Coast!, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

Ha Man it's the Caribbean Coast!

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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... dominate the road (see later about the road). With its blend of Afro-Caribbean descendants, ex pat Europeans and indigenous Costa Ricans, Puerto Viejo has a unique mix of people and cultures. Rastafarian culture has a firm foothold in the town, and many ...

Adrenaline and Frogs in the Cloud Forest, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Adrenaline and Frogs in the Cloud Forest

A travel blog entry by phoedo

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...  most of the froggies are nocturnal. We saw lots of beautiful frogs, some very very tiny ones, and of course Costa Ricaīs famous red-eyed tree frog. We interrupted several of the frog species while they were mating, I guess they didnīt ...

Puerto Viejo, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

Puerto Viejo

A travel blog entry by curlycircle

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TBC ...

Cahuita, 12 days in, Costa Rica travel blog

Cahuita

A travel blog entry by peteanddee

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... as they are so small and yet their wings beat unbelievably fast. We also visited the Frog Pond and saw the multi-coloured frogs that Costa Rica is famous for. What we didn't expect was how small they were: some about the size of your thumbnail - it's no ...

Finally a sunny day, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

Finally a sunny day

A travel blog entry by annarapp

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Stayed one more day in Puerto Viejo because the sun was shining the morning we wanted to leave. Rented a bike and rode a bit along the coast. Here finally some sunny ...

Caribbean Surf, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

Caribbean Surf

A travel blog entry by chalk

... some chunky little right handers.  Salsa Brava could be fun and a bit scary, apparently its one of the most dangerous waves in Costa rica and when its big i could see why, very steep barrels over a shallow reef.  One of the Germans slices his ...

Monteverde for one day!, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde for one day!

A travel blog entry by c4corey

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... 50 years ago with a group of Quakers from the states. After arriving to the most beautiful house I have seen thus far in Costa Rica (I even had a piano in my room) Michelle and I went out for a day exploration. After some choco mint (chocolate chip) ice ...

Traveling around Costa Rica, Puerto Vijero, Costa Rica travel blog

Traveling around Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by team0506

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... paa hans reiseplan. Stakkars gutt. Men maa si vi folte oss litt tryggere med en gutt som allerede har reist to maaneder rundt i Costa Rica. Tok turen til Puerto Vijero, en havneby ikke saa langt fra grensen til Panama. Kjempe koselig sted, motte ogsaa en ...

Day 10: La Fortuna to Monteverde, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 10: La Fortuna to Monteverde

A travel blog entry by segacs

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We'd spent three nights in La Fortuna and we were sorry to leave, but looking forward to the next stop. After a quick breakfast, we loaded our bags onto a van and drove to the lake near Arenal, where we transferred our stuff and ourselves onto a ...

Puerto Viejo - Carribean I have missed you!, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

Puerto Viejo - Carribean I have missed you!

A travel blog entry by mini_v

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Quick brekkie and we leave at 11am - not a big fan of San Jose so looking forward to Puerto Viejo. Quick stop for lunch, then back again on the bus. Got to Puerto Viejo at around 4pm, omg it is so hot and humid!! But love being back in the Carribean and ...

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