Travel Blogs from Costa Rica

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The Pacific, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

The Pacific

A travel blog entry by esbjorn

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Sweet, Sweet Costa Rica, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

Sweet, Sweet Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by greg-adrienne

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... swinging on the tree canopy above us. And then another. And then maybe a dozen more by Ades´count. Lowlights - No complaints about Costa Rica, just missing out on important events at home, both the good (Jason and Diana´s wedding) and the bad (my ...

Puerto Viejo, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

Puerto Viejo

A travel blog entry by esbjorn

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Our first stop is Puerto Viejo, we ll be here for three days to relax, enjoy the beaches and ...

Look who came to visit....., San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Look who came to visit.....

A travel blog entry by missouri

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Turns out it's Dustin(friend we met in Mal Pais) passing through town and back to CT. Recap of one crazy day in San Jose: went to Blue Marlin for a drink(bar inside of Hotel Del Rey) Little tip for any body bringing a family down here: do not stay in ...

Do you know the way.........., San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Do you know the way..........

A travel blog entry by hodge

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Well I´ve been in San Jose all week learning salsa will my dance teacher Doris. Most days I´ve been having private dancing lessons so I´ve improved quickly and Doris even commented on how quickly I was picking up the steps. The biggest problem for me ...

Rain, clouds and coffee, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Rain, clouds and coffee

A travel blog entry by myjob

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Mom and I stayed in Santa Elana, at a beautiful B+B. My Mom reserved a cabana with 2 floors, 2 bed, which I highly recommend. It rained every day,  and continued throughout the evening. This made for great sleeps and early starts. DON JUAN This way ...

Cuartel, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Cuartel

A travel blog entry by missouri

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5 day adventure, 1+2, Boca de San Carlos, Costa Rica travel blog

5 day adventure, 1+2

A travel blog entry by kris

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... Gumps principal makes when getting it on with his mum.. I slept most of the way there but managed to see that Costa Rica who is supposedly well renowned for being environmental aware had chopped all the pristine jungle similar to that which Nicaragua ...

manatee spotting., Pueblo tambor, Costa Rica travel blog

manatee spotting.

A travel blog entry by kris

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Day 3 Pueblo Tambor Our third day was a lot easier and enjoyable with an upclose connection with the unspoiled landscape around us (Nicaraguan side only) .. So we woke in time to hear the racket from the howler monkeys, paddled through Crocodile alley ...

Facials, Flamenco, and Pole dancing...., San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Facials, Flamenco, and Pole dancing....

A travel blog entry by missouri

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Today, Judy and I spent an hour and a half looking for the Alfaro bus station(literally, everyone we asked told us a diff direction). Finally, we find it tucked away in the back of a little soda, and I get tics for the bus tomorrow(Tamarindo). Then, ...

Finally some monkeys, Cahuita, Costa Rica travel blog

Finally some monkeys

A travel blog entry by losbrowns

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Cahuita was smaller and less fun than Puerto Viejo, but the National Park was a highlight. Since the park was so accessible and crowded we kept expectations low on seeing wildlife, but as soon as we saw the monkey droppings...we knew ...

BOS Party: Foam Party and Naked Twister, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

BOS Party: Foam Party and Naked Twister

A travel blog entry by missouri

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Of course BOS decides at the last minute that they are going to go on with the party in August giving us all but 3 weeks to plan, invite, and get this shin-dig together. To say the least it was a bit of a cluster fu!*....but it did make things a bit more ...

........to San Jose, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

........to San Jose

A travel blog entry by hodge

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... in Central America. Before I came away travelling I thought that It would be all about the Mayan sites, Caribeen beeches or Costa Rican rainforests. On reflex ion this means nothing without all the great people I have met during the last three months ...

El Pueblo and the tico thief, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

El Pueblo and the tico thief

A travel blog entry by missouri

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... care....WE LOVE YOU AND CAN'T THANK YOU ENOUGH FOR YOUR HELP! (Kiley) Yes. I have officially had my first bad costa experience. I've heard the stories...and laughed from a safe distance...but no more...and now have officially joined the ranks with ...

Hola Cost-a-Lotta!!, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

Hola Cost-a-Lotta!!

A travel blog entry by losbrowns

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... , catching a boat through banana plantations of Changuinola and crossing the border bridge on foot, we´ve now entered Costa Rica. Our first observations are the plethora of banana plantations, the better quality buses and the influence of the ...

Waterfalls and animals, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Waterfalls and animals

A travel blog entry by myjob

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... habitat. We spotted a 3 toed sloth, coati, poison dart frogs and tonnes of butterflies. In addition, the center has a section dedicated to the indigenous people of Costa Rica. You will need to speak Spanish, or pay extra for an English speaking ...

Lets walk up the 9500 ft volcano..., Poas Volcano National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Lets walk up the 9500 ft volcano...

A travel blog entry by myjob

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Poas Volcano looms over the city of San Jose and is situated to the N/E. Mom and I stayed at an amazing BB/Lodge, just 5 km from the park. We departed first thing and hiked into the park. It was only 5km to the entrance, and another 2 to the crater. ...

Surf Camp with Steve, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica travel blog

Surf Camp with Steve

A travel blog entry by missouri

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Getting our head out of the clouds (w/ p.u.), San Isidro, Costa Rica travel blog

Getting our head out of the clouds (w/ p.u.)

A travel blog entry by iwasthud

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After a 3 hour bus ride through clouds, clouds, and more clouds we ended in San Isidro. It was only a stop on the way to Ojochal but this town charmed us. From the strange leotard clad girl acting/dancing a religious play in the central park to the ...

Arenal volcano, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Arenal volcano

A travel blog entry by esbjorn

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We are on our way to our last stop on this trip: the Arenal Volcano. It´s active and if we are lucky we ll see some nice lava ...

Another Earthquake, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Another Earthquake

A travel blog entry by missouri

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It was about noon....I had just got home and crashed on the couch with a book, when all of the sudden, our building starts to shake....scared the shit out of me. They can call them "tremors" if they want, but as far as I'm concerned its a full-on ...

Chant meets the devil, Kiley meets the britts!, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Chant meets the devil, Kiley meets the britts!

A travel blog entry by missouri

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... (scott, matt,kev, isabel,allissa and alissa's sister,kiley and I and the two kids sophi and liam) is making an outing at Costa's finest theme park "Parque Diversiones"...or, maybe the only theme park...but fun, notheless. So, we decide to tag along...we ...

Raleigh Phase 3 - Coast to Coast Trek, Turrialba, Costa Rica travel blog

Raleigh Phase 3 - Coast to Coast Trek

A travel blog entry by grizzly

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Our last phase, the 19 day, 270 km Coast to Coast trek which started in Moin on the Atlantic Coast and finished in Playa Palo Seco on the Pacific Coast, finished on December 12.  Our team name was Zulu 1 and to see some videos and blog entries from ...

La Fortuna, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

La Fortuna

A travel blog entry by losbrowns

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... our gracious host at the Quetzal Inn and took the bus-boat-bus ride from Monteverde to La Fortuna, a touristy town known for Costa Rica´s most active volcano, Arenal. We had a relatively clear day to cross Laguna de Arenal which gave us a spectacular ...

Last stop on Costa Rica's Carriben Coast, Puerto Viejo Talamanca, Costa Rica travel blog

Last stop on Costa Rica's Carriben Coast

A travel blog entry by alinmattrtw2005

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... , as you can see from the photographs the beach is sandy and clean and is lined with swaying palms, the beaches here on Costa Rica's Carribean remind us a lot like those beaches in Sri Lanka. We delighted in the sea breeze before jumping back on the ...

Rafting with Rodrigo, Pacuare River, Costa Rica travel blog

Rafting with Rodrigo

A travel blog entry by missouri

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... the slower parts, he kept it interesting by randomly picking Chantra or I up and throwing us in, only to retrieve us later by throwing us in the bottom of the boat like fish. All in all, very fun trip that I would recommend to anyone visiting Costa ...

Farewell to Jorge, San Jose, Costa Rica travel blog

Farewell to Jorge

A travel blog entry by missouri

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...we lose a roomate to the Dominican ...

La Paz, Poas Volcano National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

La Paz

A travel blog entry by myjob

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La Paz has over 70 acres of wildlife and forest to explore. The main area offers 3.5km of "gringo trails", including an avery, butterflies, monkeys, humming birds, snakes, orchids frogs, cats and 5 waterfalls: Tempio, Magica Blanca, Encantada, Enscondida ...

Small-town Costa Rica (w/ p.u.), Ojochal, Costa Rica travel blog

Small-town Costa Rica (w/ p.u.)

A travel blog entry by iwasthud

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Ojochal is a teeny little town, not even in the Lonely Panic if you can believe it. It has all the necessary amenities including a French baker man, an internet cafe, and a grocery store. It doesn´t have many luxuries such as telephone service, power ...

From our ankles up to our tops, we are in it!!!!, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

From our ankles up to our tops, we are in it!!!!

A travel blog entry by dinaboo

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I think its Friday, D said something about that earlier!  Woke lazily in our cabina aching for some breakfast.  Such as it is, our digs are better without loose food in the room.  So we decided to venture out in the morning sun for some ...

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