Travel Blogs from Limon, Costa Rica

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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 ...

Visiting Puerto Limon, Puerto Limon, Costa Rica travel blog

Visiting Puerto Limon

A travel blog entry by kfsandiego

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Costa Rica gets about 13 feet of rain each year (that's a big change for travelers from San Diego who are used to less than 10 inches of rain in a year!), so it was little wonder that it rain for a bit this morning.  Once the skies cleared, we visted ...

Mozzies, Sloths and Monkeys, Cahuita, Costa Rica travel blog

Mozzies, Sloths and Monkeys

A travel blog entry by mark_kate

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... as well as a racoon. We walked through the forest along the coast and Kate became the sloth-spotter because she was always the one to first see them in the trees. It was really cool and one of the highlights of Costa Rica and we finally saw some ...

Monteverde, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde

A travel blog entry by amz8op

... over 2500 feet and the highest being over 400 feet. It was amazing!! They are supposed to be one of the best things to do in costa rica. We are explored the town which wasn't very big town. Our hotel was great, we even had to cross a suspension bridge to ...

Bridge of no return, Cahuita, Costa Rica travel blog

Bridge of no return

A travel blog entry by hare60

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Monday morning I took off, backtracking 22 k's or so to the ferry to the islands. I was looking forward to them as all I had read had been good, relaxed and nice. Arrive at around 8.30, plenty of time to catch the ferry at 9...........noooooooo, it left ...

Have another piece of chocolate cake..., Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

Have another piece of chocolate cake...

A travel blog entry by dingleq

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... blog. Technology huh? It´ll never get the better of me!!! Travelled down from San Jose to Puerto Viejo in the south-eastern corner of Costa Rica on 3rd July for a few nights. First night's stay was in a hammock at a place called Rocking J's - it was ...

Monteverde, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde

A travel blog entry by jennyh64

... much one doesn't appreciate something until they get it taken away from them. Some of these dirt roads are so rocky that you could probably get whiplash if you drove too fast on them. Fortunately not all of Costa Rica is that way, some of them are ...

Costa Rica!, Limon, Costa Rica travel blog

Costa Rica!

A travel blog entry by kiteboarder

This is such a beautiful Country. I surfed here. White Water Rafted. Zip lined. Every time i was here i bought 20 Kilos of fresh produce and stored them in my Cabin and ate away for the next two weeks So ...

Puerto Viejo - Schotterpisten, Strand & easy life, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

Puerto Viejo - Schotterpisten, Strand & easy life

A travel blog entry by alezg

... ein erstes Mal und fuhren dann weiter zu unserem naechsten Ziel, PUERTO VIEJO (genauer "Puerto Viejo de Talamanca", da es in Costa Rica verschiedene Puerto Viejos gibt). Das ging dann schneller, weil wir ab Limón deutlich weniger Verkehr hatten. Da ich ...

carribean side, Puerto viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

carribean side

A travel blog entry by maiamuffin

... soo much fun, but i think next time i want even bigger rapids. after our tour, we were driven to the carribean side of costa rica, to a little town called cahuita. its super chill and pretty tiny, and there was a national park on one side of our ...

The Caribbean, Cahuita, Costa Rica travel blog

The Caribbean

A travel blog entry by greenhousevt

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... the hordes arrived for spring break. But the small, funky town of Cahuita was beautiful, I didn´t care for the slightly larger Puerto Viejo, and the ride through Limon, which is a port center for bazillions of bananas and pineapples, etc. was ...

Boat Trip to Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Boat Trip to Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by rich_thomas

... it while took some great photos. Lots of brighlty coloured birds I have yet to identify, but apparently there are tens if not hundreds of thousands of species in Costa Rica of birds alone...so maybe I will stick with describing them by size and ...

Day 8, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 8

A travel blog entry by bell.costarica

... to the Serphentario, which is a snake/reptile exhibit. Which was pretty cool becasue we got to see alot of the snakes that live in Costa Rica.  Katherine even held a baby boa that was only 2 weeks old.  And we got to see a Rhino Beetle that ...

Back Home Soon, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

Back Home Soon

A travel blog entry by chalk

Well it's been a pretty eventful few weeks even though i haven't managed to do any updates.  This place seems to have gotten hold of me a little bit and it almost feels like a second home now!  Inbetween surfing the main surf break and ...

Having no plan sometimes works, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

Having no plan sometimes works

A travel blog entry by southernxposure

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... feel like one of the disappointments of traveling is that all the guidebooks I'd looked at beforehand, with beautiful slick photos of Costa Rica, gave me the idea there'd be waterfalls and toucans around every corner. But there were lots of butterflies. ...

Tortuguero-Amazonul Costa Ricai, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero-Amazonul Costa Ricai

A travel blog entry by tudormaxim

Am plecat la 10 mai departe spre Tortuguero,pe coasta caraibiana,loc vestit pentru izolarea in care se afla.Locul e foarte salbatic,e Amazonul Americii Centrale.Evident nu e accesibil cu masina. am strabatut plantatii dense de banane pe un drum ...

New Years In Costa Rica, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

New Years In Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by matt81

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Well ring in the end of 2011.  Hello 2012: thank God!  It poured rain here most of the time.  I like to think that the water washed away all our sins, or most of them at least :)  Aside:  I am reading a lovely book about ...

More fun in the sun, Cahuita, Costa Rica travel blog

More fun in the sun

A travel blog entry by ebmargit

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Hello, everyone! I had a friend, Roger, come down to visit this past week and we had a really great time playing with the kids and going to Cahuita for Thanksgiving. It was about time for me to have a break, so it was (almost) perfect! Aside, of ...

Monteverde, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde

A travel blog entry by davidandclare

Three long bus journies to get here...but it was worth it as we found a lovely hotel, with what David described as 'the best bed in the world'...and all for $10 a night. We spent 2 days here, the first visiting the 'cloud forest' in Santa Elena ...

Sloth aerobics at the Caribbean, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

Sloth aerobics at the Caribbean

A travel blog entry by nancydeb

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After leaving San Jose, it was back to the Caribbean coast to a little place nearly at the bottom of Costa Rica. Called Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, everyone just calls it just Puerto Viejo. We lucked in with another gorgeous place to stay, Hotel Pura ...

Cheeky monkeys, Cahuita, Costa Rica travel blog

Cheeky monkeys

A travel blog entry by cgavin

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... it was a quick walk to the entrance of Cahuita National Park, a park that boasts birds, lizards, snakes, sloths, monkey encounters and Costa Rica's best snorkeling. Unfortunately, as a guide was required to snorkel, we could not confirm the quality of the ...

Panama to Costa Rica, Limon, Costa Rica travel blog

Panama to Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by lpringle

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Today our shuttle from Panama to Puerto Viejo in Costa Rica was interesting... for $25 we had a tourist shuttle all the way including our boat so it was a very easy journey, but they really did cram us into the shuttle! After walking over the rickety ...

Beach Bum Mon, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

Beach Bum Mon

A travel blog entry by miller.time

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The past two days of lounging on the beach and around the hostel have been mighty relaxing. The mixture of Costa Rican and Caribbean influences here in food, appearance, and language is interesting. Tomorrow is time to ride the buses and boat to ...

No Jaguars here but there are a lot of sloths, Cocles, Costa Rica travel blog

No Jaguars here but there are a lot of sloths

A travel blog entry by cookcorn

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... mammals and an Italian who loves snakes.  It’s funded solely on the visitor money and donations.  The Costa Rican government doesn’t seem to put money towards these enterprises although they do publically support them.  ...

Tortuguero on the Caribbean Coast, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero on the Caribbean Coast

A travel blog entry by andreatravels

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... order to catch the jungle riverboat to Tortuguero.  There are very few roads through the wetlands of the Caribbean lowlands of Costa Rica, and Tortuguero is accessible only by boat or plane.  We munched muffins and fruit supplied by the hotel ...

Way down south on the Caribbean, Cahuita, Costa Rica travel blog

Way down south on the Caribbean

A travel blog entry by andreatravels

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... the Jamaican lilt.       Just before we reached our Cahuita hotel we stopped off at the Sloth Sanctuary.  Costa Rica has lots of sloths and they are often spotted hanging from trees in this area.  The sanctuary has rescued a ...

PANAMA, Sixaola, Costa Rica travel blog

PANAMA

A travel blog entry by aleman

PANAMA: Currency: USD Gasoline: 3.34 per galon cheap prices, unexplored corners,  Panama Canal. From Puerto Viecho, i took the road to Sixaola, where you have to cross another "adventurous " bridge to get into panama. This border ...

Is it a bird, is it a plane…?, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Is it a bird, is it a plane…?

A travel blog entry by emmaexplorer

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Finally, Costa Rica in all its technicolour glory! Monteverde delivered everything that I'd been looking for: sunshine, tropical plants, exotic wildlife and adventure. As the volunteer projects run from Monday to Thursday, Fridays and the weekends are ...

Monteverde, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde

A travel blog entry by chiel_maas

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Tortuguero was great! Definately one of the most beautiful national parks of Costa Rica that i visited during my trip. After Tortuguero, i travelled back to San Jose to go to La Fortuna the day after. The trip to San Jose was quite an adventure, the water ...

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