Travel Blogs from Samara, Costa Rica

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In search of howlers..., Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

In search of howlers...

A travel blog entry by sacker33

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... you could see...what made those plains unique were the enormous lava boulders strewn about from thousands of yrs of volcanic eruptions. Costa Rica is littered with hundreds of volcanoes, many still active.   My understanding was it is normally a 4-5 ...

Last day at the beach, Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Last day at the beach

A travel blog entry by 3beansabroad

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Thunder storms rolled in around around 1am.  It was still raining when everyone woke up but Dad headed out in search of fish anyway.  He didn't find any takers, but Alex did get some for his long-awaited game of Monopoly.  While everyone ...

Samara is super, Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Samara is super

A travel blog entry by sunmoongoddess

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After spending a fun filled weekend in Nosara, we headed an hour away to Samara.  We met up with a bunch of couchsurfers that are all working down here (for couchsurfing) and the house cook (a CSer) made homemade pizza's for dinner.  We are ...

Sámara, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

Sámara

A travel blog entry by herren_stoll

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Surfing for real this time, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

Surfing for real this time

A travel blog entry by astoriavslb

... and had the yoga lessons with his wife. They were both really cool and we spent hours chatting with them about life in Samara and elsewhere (she was from Colorado and spent summers there). I would spend many hours chilling in the hammocks on the beach ...

Day Seven, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

Day Seven

A travel blog entry by lcorchon

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... cracks.  There are multiple repair areas which just add to the roughness of the ride.  But no complaints – we are in Costa Rica and are learning to be patient and accept that’s the way it is. We stopped for breakfast about half way ...

Samara, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

Samara

A travel blog entry by sojealous

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... rest of the week we will be doing nothing but sun, sea, sand, food, alchol. We wish you all a Merry Christmas from Samara, Costa Rica. We were last in Samara 6 years ago. The place hasn´t changed too much although there is now a lot more restaurants and ...

Lazy days at Playa Samara, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Lazy days at Playa Samara

A travel blog entry by robhughes

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... bar at night. I think the town was still reeling from Semana Santa so noone was around - even the surf was lame as Samara and surrounding beaches are pretty sheltered, so it wasn't really worth surfing. The saving grace of Samara was the water, which ...

Biking Bad, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

Biking Bad

A travel blog entry by sacker33

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... everywhere, we had a light breakfast of fruit, banana bread and toast, and decided to rent bikes and ride the beach to explore Samara. It was described as an easy ride about 2 miles. No problemo. I laugh at our innocence. The ride started out well ...

Beans on surfboards, Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Beans on surfboards

A travel blog entry by 3beansabroad

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Last night before we let the cab driver go we asked him to pick us up at 7:30 am to take us into Samara for Kate's surfing lesson at Choco's Surf School.  By 8:30 he had not arrived and when I called the taxi I had a business card for, courtesy of ...

Playa Sámara, Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Playa Sámara

A travel blog entry by chum714

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... Then we picked up Vicki and headed out for breakfast.  We discovered the most delicious panaderia in all of Costa Rica...perhaps the western hemisphere.  It is this little European style cafe that is decorated very well, ...

Las Tortugas, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

Las Tortugas

A travel blog entry by alarose

... the eggs. I've discovered that I'm not a beach girl.  If I would have known, I think I would have stayed a weekend in Samara and would have gone back to Heredia for the week.  It's really calm here and the only thing to do after dinner is ...

Day 2 of the Honeymoon, Turtles Here We Come!, Refugio Nacional Ostional, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 2 of the Honeymoon, Turtles Here We Come!

A travel blog entry by lauramitchell13

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... we had an hour drive home in the dark. Turtles be damned, we would swim with them tomorrow. We were heading home. Baptism By Fire Costa Rica was not done with us for this day .. not yet. Our drive home was uneventful and we were able to find the riverless ...

Tag 29, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Tag 29

A travel blog entry by deohem

Mit den anderen Gästen im Hostel gefrühstückt und im Internetcafe gewesen. Danach kein Surfboard ausgeliehen, da die Wellen zu klein sind. Stattdessen Wäsche gewaschen und später den Hostelinhaber kennengelernt. Er ist Kanadier und betreibt das ...

Nochmals relaxen!, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Nochmals relaxen!

A travel blog entry by peter.erne.58

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Unser letzte ganze Tag zum Relaxen in Costa Rica, wir verbringen ihn am Strand, 100% relaxen, plantschen im Wasser und lesen. Der etwas verzogene Hund unseres Hotels rennt einem Radfahrer auf dem Strandweg nach, dieser kennt das Tier, wirft mit einem Holz ...

Samara and Crossing into Nicaragua, Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Samara and Crossing into Nicaragua

A travel blog entry by plamodo

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Our shuttle from Montezuma to Samara took about 4.5 hours, and it was probably only 150 km away.  Roads in this area aren´t really developed, so you really have to go a long distance out of your way to head up the coastline. Samara is another ...

Red snapper already, Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Red snapper already

A travel blog entry by 3beansabroad

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We woke up to a gorgeous sunrise and Alex scampering toward the pool.  We spent an hour or two watching the local wildlife and making a fruit salad with mangoes, tiny bananas and the world's best pineapple.  After some pool antics we suited up ...

Turtles Nesting, Samara Beach, Costa Rica travel blog

Turtles Nesting

A travel blog entry by sskatie

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... be somewhat diminished ;-)) One of the (many) things I wanted to see on this trip was sea turtles nesting on the beaches of Costa Rica, and while we didn't get to see them in the huge numbers that they come in at during peak breeding season, we ...

Blogging about Logging Beach Time, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

Blogging about Logging Beach Time

A travel blog entry by ckarlsgodt

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... nice weekend spent with an adventurous family who has given up the pace of life in the U.S. for some serious living in Costa Rica. From there, Christi brought us to revisit Manuel Antonio with her.  We synched up with our Seattle friends, Bridget, ...

Travel Day 2 / arrival at Mystery Beach house, Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Travel Day 2 / arrival at Mystery Beach house

A travel blog entry by 3beansabroad

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... , so we ended up waiting around for a bit for Victor to pick us up.  A couple quick "good-to-know" points about Costa Rica:  Many places have only cold running water, but they have electric shower heads that will heat some of your water just ...

Merry Christmas!!!, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Merry Christmas!!!

A travel blog entry by andrewandeimear

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... We are in Costa Rica and have been for 1 week. Our first stop was Liberia where we spent our time in one of Costa Rica's many National Park's  We did a very difficult hike through the park which took 3.5hrs and then spent 4 hours ...

Day 14 - Day Trip to Playa Carrillo, Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 14 - Day Trip to Playa Carrillo

A travel blog entry by sean_clare

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... newly arrived American and Canadian girls who were going to be studding Spanish at the intercultural school. It was their first time in Costa Rica and they were all doing home stays and would be learning Spanish. After a while I headed back to the ...

A day with Costa Rican Policia!, Samara, costa rica, Costa Rica travel blog

A day with Costa Rican Policia!

A travel blog entry by lizzatwell

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... to go to Liberia or Nicoya, bigger towns to get a police report..why was i just telling him if it was unnecessary!! As heading to Samara, another beach town further down the coast, Nicoya is on the way, so we head there via Santa Cruz. At Santa Cruz we ...

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