Casa Valeria

Nicoya, Province of Guanacaste, Costa Rica | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Nicoya

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 ...


A travel blog entry by smilk09


... beetle I've ever seen in my life- it was literally the size of my fist, heard monkeys, and passed a lot of cows and horses. It was so pretty, definitely my favorite day in Hojancha so far.

In other news we have a volunteer with us so I've been "working" this weekend. Yesterday we took her to her host family's house and then she came with us to this big fiesta in Santa Cruz. It's like ...

Costa Rica - east to west

A travel blog entry by panamericalandy


... talking to him and loading our stuff back into the
car afterwards we could hear the continuous buzz of crop spraying aircraft
spraying the millions of hectares of bananas, by far and away the biggest
agricultural business in the region.

Then it was the short hop to the border with Costa Rica at
Sixaola where the river of the same name marks the actual border between the
two countries. Formalities were quick and easy – just one and a half hours ...

Tamarindo and turtle eggs

A travel blog entry by pdh61


... lifetime. WHilst we didn't actually see baby turtles emerging from their sand nests the walk was fun. beach beautiful during sunset. Hung around bar area and took in sunset. Ate at poolside outside our cabin - smoked pork, rice, salad and a local lemon tea. Completed overdue daily blogs and researched cabins in Monteverde our next stop. Takes a bit of time and haggling to find ac cabins with pool and kitchen for under 30 per ...

Your home away from home!

A travel blog entry by margreet98


... But the reality is that I make a living off tourism so I need to go where the gringos are! That said, although there are many gringos here, and Canadians, there are also many Europeans and South Americans! In all a much more international flavor and that shows up in things such as nice architecture and clean streets. The store is right at ...

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