El Descanso

San Gerardo de Rivas, Chirripo National Park, Province of San Jose, Costa Rica | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Chirripo National Park

Skittles at the Summit

A travel blog entry by lynsey.nault


... some fellow hostel mates asking the hostel manager how to get there, it was decided. We were pumped, but gave ourselves an extra day to rest before going as we were exhausted from the adventure day and couldn't fathom shopping for food, organizing all of our stuff for a hike and another 4:00 am morning. So we spent our last day in Manuel Antonio exploring the National Park and preparing for the hike.

We were up at 4 for our 5:30 bus. We met a couple ...

Costa Rica- Back to Nature

A travel blog entry by kanikacse13


... tours you will book , you will get free pickup and drop service which makes it very convinient. Arenal Volcano hike is around 3 Kms one way and you walk through primary forests. Its intersting to understand the ecological balance in these forests. Also when you go with guides they are very good at spotting wildlife. The view of the arenal lake at one side and volcano on the other was breath taking. On clear days you can actually see the crater and smoke coming of ...

The River Adventure

A travel blog entry by lakelandcr


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During the celebration, Alan Persinger decided to test the rocks upstream and showed great balance on the slippery river rocks. I decided to follow a less slippery route and decided to jump into the shallow river to feel the cold water over my feet. Jerry Gifford tried to follow suit, but took a brave and dangerous path. He managed ice skate on small indentation full ...

Mucho español

A travel blog entry by kemitch

... sat down near us, and we began talking with them, so again I was listening and focusing on understanding the Spanish all around me, yet again, I was blown away by their kindness and graciousness, as they encouraged me in my speaking ability and desired to know more about each of us gringos. Tikos are much more selfless than so many Americans. They really value people and relationships so much more than their own agendas or problems. There is a lot I ...

Hiking Chirripo Part II

A travel blog entry by sojanet


... us 2.5 hours. And here I was, looking at the Atlantic Ocean and Pacific Ocean at the same time, the moon and sun on opposite sides. And the icy lakes! And the clouds surrounding rugged landscape!

At 3820m and in the cold, camera batteries started giving out. My mom's camera died before we even got to the peak! We used the Gopro cam which didn't yield the best results. Either way, we were happy it was done.

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This hotel, located on San Gerardo de Rivas, Chirripo National Park, is near Jade Museum (Museo Nacional del Jade), Parque Nacional Braulio Carrillo, Templo de la Musica, and Guanacaste Expeditions.
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