Hostal Toruma

Address: Avenida Central calles 29-31, San Jose, Province of San Jose, 1002, Costa Rica | Hostel
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This hostel, located on Avenida Central calles 29-31, San Jose, is near Jade Museum (Museo Nacional del Jade), Rios Tropicales, Parque Nacional Braulio Carrillo, and Spirogyra Butterfly Garden.
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Travel Blogs from San Jose

2002. The Giant Stone Balls

A travel blog entry by nathanphil on Aug 27, 2015

119 photos

... br> In other parts of Latin America, however, you will see a clear racial distinction with those of European descent holding almost all the upper class jobs, and those of more indigenous descent holding most of the lower.
Pre-Colombian History
Next I continue on to Pre-Colombian Costa Rican history section, which I'll have to admit I know almost nothing about. It starts out with the typical displays of early hunter-gatherers and their very basic ...

Sunday Stroll

A travel blog entry by maz760 on Jul 19, 2015

1 comment, 10 photos

Sunday 19th July

So after the grand tour of San Jose, and our fist trip on the bus back on the Saturday afternoon, the heaven's opened and the rain set in for the rest of the afternoon. The previous plans of us, the Ozzie boys and I, staying in San Jose town to explore a bit further and have a few beers , was clearly put off by this alongside their need to somehow recover from the night before. This left Saturday night being immensely uneventful, followed ...

Cruising the Rio Frio

A travel blog entry by lysebrooks on Apr 03, 2015

1 comment, 5 photos

We started our day at 6 AM with coffee and a bird walk. Spotted many new birds including 2 Toucans. Unfortunately most of them were too far or too high for pictures. Our guide had a spotting scope so we got to see them well.
After a hearty breakfast, we departed to the north part of the country for a boat tour on the Frio Rio. The town of Los Chillies is just a few kilometres from the border of Nicaragua. Our first ...

Last couple of walks.... Ouch!

A travel blog entry by amelisheva on Aug 02, 2014

... all in the same river. We walked at our own pace without a guide and I thought it was going to be a hike through the forest... Nope, paved pathways for the most part. They had several gardens to check out: butterfly, hummingbird, frogs, snakes, monkeys, toucans, jungle cats.... A lot of animals I had only seen briefly in the wild, all accessible here, so it was really cool. Got to have a toucan sit in my shoulder for a couple minutes.... Very very cool! Walking to ...

Tengo que tomar mis huellas

A travel blog entry by smilk09 on Apr 15, 2014

... they had no idea where I could get my timbre. So I turned around and asked another store closer to the police station, they told me to go to the post office, so naturally I went back to the police station. I asked the guard and he said the place was right around the corner and had no idea why my map was so messed up! The officer took me through the restricted areas, the cops only parts, of the station so I could get my timbre before the stores closed! We ...