Casa El Dorado

Address: Escazu, Escazu, Province of San Jose, 1260, Costa Rica | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Escazu, Escazu, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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Travel Blogs from Escazu

Settling in in Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by ctillery on Mar 15, 2015

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... mall. Frankly, we felt like we'd been dropped into The Twilight Zone, back in the Midwest somewhere, except for the signs in Spanish. The place was huge, with about 365 stores and filled with American and European chain stores like Forever 21, The North Face, etc. It has a cinema, which shows some movies subtitled, so we plan to come again sometime for a movie and traditional meal of popcorn and coke. The food court has a lot of options, ...

Pura Vida...o la Vida Loca!

A travel blog entry by laurabonhard on Jul 17, 2014

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... met more of Caro’s family, including her two cousins here from Texas. I sat in the hostel restaurant with them and ate their rejected bacon while the family caught up (I can help anyone who doesn't want their thick, Costa Rican bacon!). The waiters were unimpressed that Caro and I were just stopping briefly, not ordering drinks or food. We must have been asked 3 times what we wanted to drink by the tuxedo'd gentlemen.

Before long, ...

Coffee and Carts

A travel blog entry by andreatravels on Mar 03, 2014

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... our guide pointed out this bright red fruit on a tree, which no one was able to identify. It's called a "cashew apple," although it's not an apple at all! In fact, the red part is not a fruit but the swollen stem on which the cashew fruit is hanging from the tree.

The next step in the coffee process is drying the beans, which is done with hot air in these huge drums, ...

Hello Costa Rica, goodbye Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by mcdermk7 on Feb 07, 2014

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... t hindsight a wonderful thing!! So we had heard random things about the bus to the boarder but nothing concrete so asked in our hostel and was told about busses. One at 6am and one at 10am. Yep 10am sounds reasonable, let's get that! Then we start googling and read about another bus at 9am from a totally different place. And then we find out that the 10am bus prob won't get us through the boarder in time to get the last ferry to Bocas. Stress ...

Costa Rica, Ole!

A travel blog entry by skelly1981 on Oct 09, 2013

... lightning and thunderous tympani. Escazu and San Jose are in central Costa Rica, surrounded by mountains, and these make the perfect setting for afternoon storms during "winter." The storms often lasted for many hours into the evening. It wasn't very cold, but being outside was very wet. We both had umbrellas, and made sure they were in our backpacks when we left for school in the morning.