Casa Valeria

Nicoya, Province of Guanacaste, Costa Rica | Hotel

Travel Blogs from Nicoya

Zumba, Zip-lining, and Zits

A travel blog entry by flyindandelion


... especially compared to Cancun where they usually go. For me it is the most touristy place I've been in Latin America apart from maybe Antigua, Guatemala, but it is so wonderful. Very laid back and SO beautiful.

I could stay...

Until next time, I will be blowin' in the wind...with my zit the size of Rhode Island...

Love, hugs and girly kisses...

the flyin' dandelion


First few weeks of voluntary work.

A travel blog entry by marinaa

... all the sewer water from the toilets (hence the name 'shitmachine' ) and kitchen water. From this terrible, disgusting and certainly smelly water gas is extracted. I still don't know how exactly that works but the gas comes out of the poop from the sewer water. This gas will be used in the kitchen to power the stove. The other part of the Biogarden is truly a garden. Or it will be a garden. In this garden the water will be purified, this way we can use it to water the trees ...

Costa Rica - east to west

A travel blog entry by panamericalandy


... or Friendship) whose territory runs
over into neighbouring Costa Rica. It was green and lush, and why? Because
there was plenty of rain along the way. Seems the official rainy season is yet
to end. But we noticed it was a great deal cooler on the Caribbean coast albeit
still seriously humid. We made a brief stop in the unappealing port town of Puerto
Amirante which acts as a marine terminal for coastal shipping in the region and
a ferry terminal for ...

Tamarindo and turtle eggs

A travel blog entry by pdh61


... this is the one phrase in Spanish i can remember). A short walk along the beach and he shows us turtle nests, some with egg shell pieces scattered around, nests have been destroyed by dogs and human poachers. He shows us areas where nests have been recently dug and S with her Spanish extracts all sorts of turtle fact from him. Leatherback turtles are the rarest and largest species of turtle. They will most likely become extinct ...

Sometimes everything is the same

A travel blog entry by crfunapalooza


... one might expect. It's never harsh; just a lovely pink glow across the sky and the water, and because of its reflective qualities, also across the sand. Many restaurants are open air and have tables in the sand to encourage you to view the sun and the water in their full glory.

We went to a restaurant that holds a dear place in our memories--I mean last time we went for lunch and discovered this place ...

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