Cinco Hormigas Rojas

Calle 15 entre avenidas 9 y 11bis, San Jose, Province of San Jose, Costa Rica | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from San Jose

The Plague of Yellow Fever

A travel blog entry by amdouet

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Welcome back! The return to Cuzco marked the end of our Peruvian journey and time for onward travel to Costa Rica. A Very Good Decision It was a long journey to Costa Rica. We arrived at our hostel in Cuzco from the trek around 9 pm Monday. By 9 am Tuesday we were on our way to the Cuzco airport bound for Lima. We spent several hours walking around Miraflores and showing Kristin what little we had seen of Lima on our way in. Here we made what turned out to be a ...

Whitewater and off to San Jose

A travel blog entry by vincethepince

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... to keep it on line in order it hit the best rapids. It was still lots of fun. It wasn't crazy like when we went in Africa, everyone managed to stay in the boat but we still managed to get it stuck on a few rapids that flooded out our boat. We also swam in the river in a few spots including one where we could jump off the bank about 6m above the river. Halfway through there was the standard stop for pineapple and watermelon like all of the other tours with this ...

In the Capital City

A travel blog entry by andreatravels

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... class National Museum in a former army fort downtown. When the victor of the 1948 Civil War decided to abolish the army, he gave the fort to the government to use as a museum. Here you can see the history and prehistory of Costa Rica on display.



The fort itself has been enhanced by the addition of the metal and glass sphere you see in front of the entrance. The ...

Pura Vida!

A travel blog entry by zuleima

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... the view of the city from the top of the museum was breathtaking. Make sure to make you way to the front when you are on the roof to get a glimpse of the city.

After leaving the museum, there was a strip of markets right outside. I went to go explore to see what was inside these market. Sure enough, there were souvenirs everywhere and beautiful man made crafts. I loved it. Make sure you bargain with those people though! They are always willing ...

Day 3

A travel blog entry by bdostal

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... watched one class being taught and could not tell who was the teacher and who was the student because the conversation was so quick and smooth. My complete awe diminished slightly when I learned the student had been there for 2 months and a week. Still, it looked like a nice set up. We then visited the Waldorf School--one of two options for the girls to attend next summer while I am in Spanish classes. The timing of my trip was unfortunate as Costa Rican children finished their ...

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Location

This hotel, located on Calle 15 entre avenidas 9 y 11bis, San Jose, is near CostaRican Trails, Jade Museum (Museo Nacional del Jade), Parque Nacional Braulio Carrillo, and Spirogyra Butterfly Garden.
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