Travel Blogs from Samara, Costa Rica

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Surfing in Sámara, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

Surfing in Sámara

A travel blog entry by michaelm

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... so langsam hat auch der seinen Schrecken verloren. Die Woche darauf kommt dann das langersehnte Herumreisen. Unsere Reiseroute fuehrt uns von Costa Rica aus nach EI Salvador, Guatemala, Belize, Honduras, Nicaragua und dann zurueck nach San Jose, am 28. ...

Family Time, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

Family Time

A travel blog entry by sara.mairs

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... .   For those who might not know, Susie, Angus and I all converged with our families for the holidays here in Costa Rica. I can't express adequately how amazing it was to have them here, and our appreciation for their willingness to travel so far! ...

Weekend at the beach!, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

Weekend at the beach!

A travel blog entry by ashleysblog

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... , feeling the cool breeze listening to the ocean! I was very content sitting there all day. It was also a very quiet weekend in Samara due to the earthquake. One of the other teachers said he had never seen it so quiet. There was never more than 20 people ...

Now that's what it's really about...., Samara Beach, Costa Rica travel blog

Now that's what it's really about....

A travel blog entry by maz760

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... reflection on my relatives!- as I am probably that relative- without the chavtasticness!) I would safely say that if you are visiting Costa Rica and do not have much time, just keep driving. Drive straight past Jaco and get yourself to Samara as it will ...

Camp, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Camp

A travel blog entry by joshtollman

Woke up at 5 and then had to shift sand for the hatchery. We then cleared grass and mud for a pathway in the camp with machetes spades and takes. Had breakfadt at 8 and then went surfing. Was so rough and hard but getting pointers fromy leader later ...

Camp, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Camp

A travel blog entry by joshtollman

Woke up at 5 and went down to find locals had stolen eggs from one of the nests for money which was really sad. Heard howler monkeys in the morning who live in the forest next to us. Had to do clean the pathway with machetes and a shovel and then had ...

Pictures!!!!, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Pictures!!!!

A travel blog entry by jennymg

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I went to Playa (beach) Samara this weekend and it was beautiful! Weather was perfect, very hot, but that's the way I like it!  I went with Beth, who works at the school with me. We were supposed to meet a group of people at another beach but that ...

The final fling, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

The final fling

A travel blog entry by ruthandmike

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... a holiday and headed to a beautiful beach to chill out and top up the tan before embarking on the British "Summer".  Samara is a teeny little town with a stunning crescent shaped beach running for about 5kms from end to end.  We´d planned to ...

Found Livias Paradise - Samara, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Found Livias Paradise - Samara

A travel blog entry by marrita

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Natuerlich konnte ich nicht durch Costa Rica reisen, ohne Samara zu besuchen, wo Livia vor 3 Jahren 8 Wochen verbrachte. Schon im Vorhinein gab sie mir Infos zum Dorf und zu den Leuten, die ich treffen soll. Daaaaanke Schaetzeli ;)  Samara gefiel mir ...

Still in Samara, Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Still in Samara

A travel blog entry by chazlegrand

... splashed into the ocean where they began to roll in the sand. I found out later that there is a population of wild horses around Samara. The next day I decided to give surfing a shot for the first time in just short of a decade. I didn't do terribly ...

Time to Move On, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

Time to Move On

A travel blog entry by jfshannon

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It's 9am in Samara, 31 degrees with 78% humidity. My fears that Costa Rica in the wet season might not be as hot have been unfounded. I think it's just about as hot as it can be without JF turning into an axe murderer. (It hasn't helped that our air ...

Lesen und nichts tun, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Lesen und nichts tun

A travel blog entry by peter.erne.58

Ein Tag am Strand und am Pool. Lesen. Wir holen uns einen leichten Sonnenbrand. Nachtessen wieder im "Gusto" unter Palmen. Leider ist der Service hoffnungslos überfordert. Pizza un Guacamole sind wieder ausgezeichnet. Bea bestellt allerdings die falsche ...

Another gorgeous beach in CR...and easier surfing, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

Another gorgeous beach in CR...and easier surfing

A travel blog entry by dshaw.355

The road to Samara was an exciting one. It was not paved, awful, and extremely hard to follow on a map. We never really sure exactly where were and street signs were few and far between. We made it though. I found a nice room and we had dinner and played ...

Baby Turtles, PLaya Ocotal and Playa Samara, Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica travel blog

Baby Turtles

A travel blog entry by tiana

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... thing to see such a large beautiful creature like that. I am sitting here currently in Playa Samara (south of the Nicoya Peninsula) in Costa Rica. I travelled north first to Playa Ocotal (2 hours from Tamarindo where it was getting a little disease ...

Day 13 - Samara, Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 13 - Samara

A travel blog entry by sean_clare

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... back over the bumpy road to Samara. On the way we stopped to fill up with gas at the intersection from the roads to Nosara and Samara. The gas station is cash only so keep that in mind if you travel that way. Just as we pulled into town we saw our ...

Nach langer Zeit wiedermal, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

Nach langer Zeit wiedermal

A travel blog entry by pfefferle

... ist ja noch aus Granada: Mein Abstecher nach Nicaragua ist ziemlich kurz ausgefallen, ich bin ziemlich bald nach Costa Rica zurueckgekehrt und habe ein verlaengertes Wochenende mit Freunden aus dem Schildkroetenprojekt in Tamarindo verbracht. Tamarindo ...

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 ...

Our third

Our third "last day"...

A travel blog entry by carolpaul

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I woke up early with some dancing injuries lol so I decided to do yoga and cool off in the pool... Crazy how you do something on the last day and it's so nice you think "I should have done this every day!" So the plan was surfing at 7AM ( which didn't ...

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 ...

Day three.... Dinner

Day three.... Dinner "party"

A travel blog entry by carolpaul

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... falling for the 100% guarantee of the turtle spotting. The night is so nice and after dinner we quiz Gerardo and Aubrey on everything Costa Rican. Gerardo tells me he noticed that I am sarcastic! Lol he also says that my phrase "pez se vende?" isn't quite ...

Two more days in paradise!!!, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

Two more days in paradise!!!

A travel blog entry by carolpaul

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... about school... But they had already overbooked their Tuesday flights. So Wednesday morning it would be. When we heard we were stuck in Costa Rica, Stephen actually was like s**t ... I was like...wow that's kind of a rare reaction to have when you find ...

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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Day five later on..., Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

Day five later on...

A travel blog entry by carolpaul

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Heading home from the beach we stopped at Iguana Verde... The store that has everything for gringos (that's us!)... We picked up what we need (including chorizo for dinner-Steve's find) and head to check out. The guy in front of us is in board shorts, ...

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 ...

Day three evening..., Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

Day three evening...

A travel blog entry by carolpaul

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Sunset on Samara Beach... We find a makeshift bar and take it over. Great conversation and views. Everyone gets some time in the water too. Charlie and I decide to walk to town for the last few items we need for dinner.... We get to enjoy the sunset the ...

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 ...

Samara, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Samara

A travel blog entry by tanja1989

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... wunderschön.. Die Familie servierte uns zum Abschluss verschiedene heimische Köstlichkeiten wie Maisfladen, Käse, Kochbananen, Palmherzen... Die weiterfahrt nach Samara war sehr kurvig und wir sind froh angekommen zu sein! ...

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 ...

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