Travel Blogs from San Jose, Costa Rica

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Relief! We made it but my bag didn't, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Relief! We made it but my bag didn't

A travel blog entry by brittanyb

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After a very stressful morning at the Lima airport, we finally arrived in San Jose, Costa Rica around 11 a.m. Phil and I were both THRILLED to be here for sun, sand, beers and relaxing. We made our way to the baggage claim only to find Phil's ...

Getting Started in San Jose, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Getting Started in San Jose

A travel blog entry by bob_and_lana

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... some very narrow roads and past impressive waterfalls. Our destination was the Doka Estate, one of the largest coffee plantations in Costa Rica, occupying approximately 24,000 acres. The estate is one of the major suppliers of Costa Rican coffee to the ...

Costa Rica's Central Valley: New Love, Santa Ana, suburb of San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Costa Rica's Central Valley: New Love

A travel blog entry by rob_howell

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... you when you glimpse your future. So, sitting in coach, Meredith´s face gently snuggled into my shoulder, I landed in San Jose (Costa Rica´s capital and largest city) to meet her parents and officially see where I would soon live. The airport was ...

Preparing to Leave, Santiago de Puriscal, Costa Rica travel blog

Preparing to Leave

A travel blog entry by moppet77

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Yesterday I began the slow and sad process of preparing to leave Costa Rica.  I packed a suitcase, lamented about how many souvenirs I bought (I kept forgetting that I had already bought someone something and accidentally bought repeat gifts for some ...

The wheels on the bus go round and round, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

The wheels on the bus go round and round

A travel blog entry by jakobahman

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Det ar tur att jag verkligen gillar att aka buss. Kom precis till mitt Hostel i San Jose efter en 5h kort bussresa fran Dominical. Tycker bussresor ar valdigt harmoniska... Lyssna lite pa musik, lasa lite bok, se pa naturen runt omkring en. Det ar lite ...

Week one in Ciudad Colon, Ciudad Colon, Canton de Mora, Costa Rica travel blog

Week one in Ciudad Colon

A travel blog entry by brigidg

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Its been a great week. I got to Costa Rica on Monday, after travelling for what seemed like an eternity. Despite the fact that I was a bit over two hours late getting in, my landloard and roomate-to-be were incredibly still waiting for me at the ...

Rainy day in San Pedro, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Rainy day in San Pedro

A travel blog entry by megusta

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... . WHAT?! Edit: K, apparently it was a 6 degree earthquake just outside the city. No big deal. Tonight's trip: Gay bar in downtown San Jose! Will be interesting. We went out to the movies last night with some of the other volunteers. It's 2 for one night ...

Summit Mt. Chirripo and hike down, Pérez Zeledón Canton, Costa Rica travel blog

Summit Mt. Chirripo and hike down

A travel blog entry by danfrerich

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... come up at 12,533 ft. Once it was up got to see the surrounding area and peaks which where amazing, almost forgot I was in Costa Rica. Once we were done freezing at the summit the rest of the hiking group went back to base camp. I intended to check out ...

Bienvenidos a San Jose!, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Bienvenidos a San Jose!

A travel blog entry by socalkid

... just to say I´ve been to El Salvador, but I thought that would be a pretty sorry claim), I arrived in San Jose, the inland capital of Costa Rica smackdab in the middle of the country. Coincidentally, my brother Mark had studied here for about 2 months ...

Cash cabs & Flavellas, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Cash cabs & Flavellas

A travel blog entry by therican

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... Leave out of Playa del Coco at 10:00 am and immediately change buses in Liberia at 11:30 am. I'm walking around the bus station for San Jose buses, which is a couple of blocks from were the 1st bus drops me off. A guy begins to wave me towrd the bus so he ...

Getting ready to leave, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Getting ready to leave

A travel blog entry by jimstephkrueger

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... !  We are flying in to California tomorrow late afternoon and then renting a car and driving down to Long Beach - where we start our journey with a four night cruise to San Diego, Catalina Island and Ensenada, Mexico.  Until next ...

primul contact cu Costa Rica-San Jose, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

primul contact cu Costa Rica-San Jose

A travel blog entry by tudormaxim

... cum vom petrece 20 de zile in aceasta tara. Dupa ce am schimbat locatia cu ajutorul presedintelui JCI din Costa Rica, am descoperit un cu totul alt San Jose, cu restaurante foarte cosmopolite, cu mall-uri foarte moderne si cu preturi incredibil de mari. ...

Day uno. Good morning warmth and sunshine!, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Day uno. Good morning warmth and sunshine!

A travel blog entry by giedre-sha

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... .  I suddenly remember that we signed up for grade 4 white water rafting next morning. What the hell was I thinking?! Adventure tour Costa Rica Quest (including all transport and accommodation) operated by G Adventures, booked through STA Travel. ...

Pura Vida!!!!, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Pura Vida!!!!

A travel blog entry by mxcna78

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We are finally in Costa Rica! Oscar picked us up @ the airport and dropped us off safe and sound @ Hostel Yosas...going to try and catch the noon bus to Arenal. Will keep everyone posted. XOXO ...

Life y Limón, Moravia, Costa Rica travel blog

Life y Limón

A travel blog entry by bballbri44

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... some of this stuff, because it REALLY will be coming out of my mouth when I get back! :) The pictures I'm posting are from Costa Rica's Independence Day was last week. It was a very interesting experience. Also, last weekend we took a trip to Limón. ...

Hotel Del Rey ~ Players Ball, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Hotel Del Rey ~ Players Ball

A travel blog entry by therican

... was the same as back home. However, the Mickey D's has a balcony overlooking el Parque central and across from the national Theatre of Costa Rica. It gave me a birds eye view on the epicenter of Tica watching for a long while. It was worth it just for ...

San Jose, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

San Jose

A travel blog entry by dakine1080

... still feeling the effects in fact, and only just managed to haul my ass out of the hostel for the last bus of the day to San Jose - which i still missed buying munch and had to get a cab to catch up with it a few miles along. alright so maybe its time to ...

Flying through the cloud forests of Monteverde, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Flying through the cloud forests of Monteverde

A travel blog entry by martinmcnally

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... you while hanging by 2 pieces of string in the middle of space it was big adrenaline rush and top top action. Im in San Jose now, the capital of Costa Rica staying at Hostel Pangea, by far the best hostel Ive stayed at with pool, bar, bed...Im trying to ...

Touchdown!, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Touchdown!

A travel blog entry by jakobahman

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... liten flygtur frĺn Frankfurt pĺ 19 timmar. 2 mellanlandningar, varav en var oplanerad dĺ vi var tvungna att avbryta landningen till San José flygplats pga dimma och istället flyga till en annan för att tanka... Men nu är jag här! Har mer eller ...

On our way to San Jose, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

On our way to San Jose

A travel blog entry by jowhiting

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... the main highway past the Poas Volcano looming dark and menacing. We were staying at the Hotel Bougainvillia in Heredia just outside San Jose and although we thought it might be difficult to find we hadn’t prepared for such a problematic journey. I ...

San Jose, cratere Poa et plantation de cafe, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

San Jose, cratere Poa et plantation de cafe

A travel blog entry by benguigue

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Traversant la Nicaragua du Nord au Sud en une 20aine d'heures, j'arrivais a San Jose, capitale du Costa Rica, pour n'y passer que deux ou trois jours, principalement afin de recuperer ma nouvelle carte de credit et donc d'assurer la ...

San Jose, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

San Jose

A travel blog entry by guyandcalum

... and lots of sheek sky scrapers but it has massive poorer areas too. So we got a crazy taxi driver to take us to Costa rica backpackers, kind of hoping there might be a room or that they could point us toward another hostel that might have space. The taxi ...

juggling, San jose, Costa Rica travel blog

juggling

A travel blog entry by maiamuffin

so, i made my way to this hostel from louey´s house. and its actually really nice. there is a pool and hammocks and tons of outdoors.  so i just laid by the pool all afternood and read my book. i went into town later on and bought some more ...

why must embassies be soooo anal...., San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

why must embassies be soooo anal....

A travel blog entry by rubyfunk

... been to the optometrist and had my glasses replaced - they were in my bag that was stolen a while ago - unlike most things in costa rica, they were extremely cheap! i think they have medical subsidies or similar - or vey low taxes. i've also set up this ...

Overnight in Hotel Pangea before flight, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Overnight in Hotel Pangea before flight

A travel blog entry by davidandem

Overnight in Hotel Pangea before ...

Retour ŕ San José / Back to San Jose, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Retour ŕ San José / Back to San Jose

A travel blog entry by siegfried_h.

San ...

Stranded in San Jose, San José, Costa Rica travel blog

Stranded in San Jose

A travel blog entry by k._and_j.

“All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.” – Martin Buber San Jose- Costa Rica/  12.08. Costa Rica here we are... with high expectations and anticipation. We are excited to see your wildlife, ...

Eating Breakfast with a Parrot, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Eating Breakfast with a Parrot

A travel blog entry by adventuregirl

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... of the house a bit. One day Juanita and I pounded the pavement and walked all around Guadalupe and nearby San Pedro and the University of Costa Rica. Another night Alexandra, Flo and I meet up with some other volunteers and exchange students for a drink ...

Night before we picked up Mom, San José, Costa Rica travel blog

Night before we picked up Mom

A travel blog entry by cmedancing

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Address, Moravia, Costa Rica travel blog

Address

A travel blog entry by bballbri44

... the smaller, the easier to get to me. However, I have seen a few semi-big ones come through. So send at your own risk! :) Briana Kassebaum Latin American Studies Program Apdo. 54-2070 Sabanilla, Montes de Oca San José, Costa Rica Central ...

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