El Descanso

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

Day 7, 8, and 9-ziplining, no more English, Julie!

A travel blog entry by clilly on Jul 15, 2014

1 comment, 8 photos

... my English sound a bit broken-warning. 5. Tried yoga for the first time today- all in Spanish. It was a good way to reinforce the spanish words for 'left leg, right leg, up, and dog' :) And yeah, yoga is not my thing. 6. I looked into taking a bus to the airport on Friday since I've been getting more comfortable with them, but the school told me there would be a section where I would need to walk a while from one station to another, so I decided to ...

Red She-Hulk on an Island of Hermits

A travel blog entry by flyindandelion on Jun 27, 2014

2 comments, 34 photos

... but I didn't bring anything to the island... :( Sad day... So to distract from the pain in my arms and my abs, I focused on the ocean water splashing up onto my already fried arms, making sure they would fry MORE.. super... At one point I broke down whining saying that I was in soooo much pain and was certain were weren't making any progress toward the beach when I looked back and saw Bambi with his legs up smiling and his hands ...

Skittles at the Summit

A travel blog entry by lynsey.nault on Feb 02, 2014

2 comments, 17 photos

... 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 ...

Into the heart of Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by jim.coates on Dec 11, 2013

2 comments, 17 photos

... of the work done at the church and in the cementary. The teachers were smart and still around even though the students had been dismissed for the day. They welcomed me, and showed me around, even though they had no idea who I was when I showed up.

There is the sense though, that Costa Ricans have overwhelmed their infrastructure. As in the US, highways are being expanded and repaired everywhere. You ...

Lazy Blogging

A travel blog entry by lakelandcr on Jun 25, 2013

3 comments, 14 photos

... testimony.
And we were well spread out working this morning. 5 of us in the homes working with the kids, 2 sickies, 3 hanging surveillance cameras, and the rest of us painting.
Another amazing Tico (traditional Costa Rican) meal...and now a brief rest before an afternoon playing with the kiddos.


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