Villa Rica Guest House

Alajuela, Province of Alajuela, Costa Rica | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Alajuela

A Walk in the Cemetery

A travel blog entry by gilmer on Mar 05, 2014

122 photos

... almost to say that they are still outsiders even when dead. Whatever the case, cemeteries can be quite interesting to explore. I also like to look at the dates on a stone to determine how old the person was when they died. I try to imagine what their life was like and how sad the family must have felt when their family member died.

The cemetery that I visited in Alajuela had many ground crypts. There were also some plots ...

Day 6: Catamaran Cruise

A travel blog entry by misslibbyrn on Feb 08, 2014

... other people who arrived via bus who also joined us. The Ocean King was a huge boat with a large upper and lower deck, two jacuzzis, two slides off of the back, and large areas of netting in front of the boat to sit on and look down into the water. We took off and were headed out to try to find the dolphins and humpback whales, but unfortunately we did not see any. However, It was a beautiful day with few clouds in the sky (just like every other day we have ...

Welcome to Costa Rica!

A travel blog entry by traviskeith on Dec 07, 2013

6 photos

... a 1 hour layover and change planes. Our plane is late arriving, so instead of a leisurely layover, we sprint to our next plane, skipping breakfast. This is just dandy with me, since waiting for my connecting flight is one of my least favorite things in the world. Note to self: If the airport and surrounding area is any indication, Houston can be crossed off of my list of places to visit.
Both plane rides are uneventful until we near our destination. Once we dip ...

Aye aye aye aye.......

A travel blog entry by bobby8614 on Jul 04, 2013

49 photos

... to hold a toucan :) a butterfly room, hummingbird sanctuary, snakes, frogs, cattle, horses & the cat family as well as some monkeys. We had lunch here which was an all you can eat buffet with both western & Costa Rican food nom nom! Then we went onto the waterfalls, there are 2 of them, both well preserved with the nature surrounding them. They were both stunning & you can definitely see where & why Jurassic park was filmed here :) a great if long day out at 12 hours woooo ...

Butterflies and Boys

A travel blog entry by stacek68 on Mar 28, 2013

1 comment, 10 photos

... so they were both surprised and curious to see him in the procession. They embraced him and then joined the procession. The oldies of the community were very pleased to see them there. When we reached the church, they remained outside looking in but unsure of their welcome - I got up and invited them in and they filled two pews.

The next morning I went down to the futsal court to chat with them about something that has ...