Gran Hotel Costa Rica

Central and second Ave. Between 1 & 3, San Jose, Province of San Jose, 527-1000, Costa Rica | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from San Jose

Sarchi - the crafts central of Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by sojanet on May 04, 2013

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... of like sweet and sour sauce and contained what looked like sliced plaintains but tasted like undercooked potatoes.

Afterwards, I got a granizado, a common Costa Rican dessert that I hadn't tried yet (sweet cherry syrup over ice cream/shaved ice). Let me just say, it won't be missed.

It was overall a nice, relaxing way to spend our last day. We had plenty of time to nap and head to the airport... for Atlanta!
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Arriving in San Jose

A travel blog entry by stacek68 on Feb 19, 2013

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The heat hit us and wrapped us up in a blanket of sweat as we exited the plane. We needed to discard those layers that we had been wearing to keep us warm in New York but we had to get through customs first with all our luggage. I felt sick with excitement and anticipation. The exit was on the street so hundreds of people were waiting in the heat of the day in a huge semi-circle around the exit doors. I spotted Emily, my host sister and ...

The 27 hour travel day

A travel blog entry by blondesontour on Sep 21, 2012

... and customs today it took me less than an hour! Apparently it's all been remodelled (thank god!) a lot really can change in 3 months!  Ah no. The first thing I see on the way to the departure gate is grey goose. I then accidentally sit opposite it to eat some food. It's going 'buy me, buy me' with it's flashy blue top and smooth vodkary goodness. I shall not be tempted you vixen! To distract myself I instead decided to stare at Eva Longoria's new perfume ...

Alll A Well? Ah?

A travel blog entry by realitycanwait on May 27, 2012

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... to venture to a cute fruit market that we passed on the way. While backtracking our route, we walked through the sidewalk-less streets where we were very popular as announced by the cat calls of the locals and the honks of the cars nearly running us over. After questioning many of the fruits at the market, we picked a mango, watermelon, and passion fruit (which is apparently white on the inside and not the purple color associated with the cocktail flavor). Since ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on Central and second Ave. Between 1 & 3, San Jose, is near Fincas Naturales, The Butterfly Farm (Finca de Mariposas), and Parque Juan Santamaria.
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