Travel Blogs from Limon, Costa Rica

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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 ...

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 ...

Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by espriseme

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I'm finally getting caught up on my blog; this is the first entry in a while I'm writing on the actual day listed. (I am, however, posting it almost a week late. Sorry about that.)   Saturday I met my parents in San Jose. I'd been thinking about ...

Costa Rica, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by krisandmarilyn

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We traveled through the last of the Chiquita banana plantations (most of which were in Panama) and arrived in the Caribbean town of Puerto Viejo. P.V. was definitely flavored with Bob Marley music and the colors of Jamaica. The town isn´t very big, ...

A Veces Tengo Miedo del Mar, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

A Veces Tengo Miedo del Mar

A travel blog entry by espriseme

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Some of the girls decided to get up to watch the sun rise today (not me; I only woke up because they were banging around so much; then I quickly went back to sleep) but it was raining at that hour. By the time I got up it was merely overcast, and by the ...

Tortuguero National Park

Tortuguero National Park "Mini amazon"

A travel blog entry by salsita

... we traveled to Tortuguero National Park on the northern Caribbean coast.  Its impossible to drive here so once we arrived in Limon we hopped into a motorized canoe through the jigsaw of canals deep into the national park.  With Willis our, ...

Statistik, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

Statistik

A travel blog entry by jakobahman

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... city. Jävla opålitliga backpackers!) Snittbudget per dag: 74,3$ (Denna kommer gå ned drastiskt i de kommande länderna, Costa Rica är dyrast i hela centralamerika) Månader efter uppskattad tidsplan: 1 Nu är klockan 07.11 här, och jag ska iväg och ...

The Cloud Forest and more school..., Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

The Cloud Forest and more school...

A travel blog entry by bl0ndie

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... quite sure how they manage it as I often turn up looking completely bedraggled after a hefty storm! Discipline is non-existent in Costa Rica and everyone pretty much gets away with doing what they want, which is why I have to spend a substantial ...

In the Cloud Forest, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

In the Cloud Forest

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

... to relax on Omatape in a group of 11. We left Omatape Island on Thursday and made the long 12 hour trip to Monteverde in Costa Rica.  The main reason for coming here is to do zip lining (flying fox through the cloud forest).  Given that I ...

La Tortuga Feliz, An un named island between Limon and Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

La Tortuga Feliz

A travel blog entry by smyth

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... by the local inhabitants. Ecotourism...The most famous and therefore the touristy area for the observation of turtles in Costa Rica, Tortuguero, cannot handle the number of tourists anymore. The area is getting polluted etc. Travel agencies therefore ...

Traveling to the coast and Panama border, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

Traveling to the coast and Panama border

A travel blog entry by worldtrip_kp

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... , so I bought a ticket for that bus.. I got in the bus and went for the what should be a 4,5 hour ride.. We stopped in Limon for a stop, I had a sandwich and 20 minutes later we drove to Cahuita.. From there we drove to Puerto Veijo.. Because of the rain ...

Another day on the beach, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

Another day on the beach

A travel blog entry by worldtrip_kp

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... and went to Pollo Rapido.. I bought half a chicken their and met an 61 year old American guy who wanted to immigrate to Costa Rica.. I had a chat and a beer with him till 20:30 when "Speed Chicken" was closing.. After that I went to the accommodation ...

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