Gran Hotel Chorotega

diagonal to Banco Nacional, Puntarenas, Province of Puntarenas, Costa Rica | Hotel
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SanJose-Gran Hotel

A travel blog entry by mk123

Our last night in Costa Rica. We left our beautiful place in Punta Leona. It wasn't easy to say good-bye to those beautiful views was time for us to go. We headed out for a three hour drive into San Jose. The city is bustling. We stayed in the historic Gran Hotel. Our room was very basic but the location was great. Very convienient to …

Fifth Port Stop - Puntarenas

A travel blog entry by gilmer


... samples of jewelry that was made from recycled items and fruit from the area. The shuttle ride was very informative.

Our first stop was for Jose's Crocodile Tour.

While we waited for our group to get their designated boat, we feasted on pineapple/mangos and had fruity non-alcoholic drinks. We also did a little shopping in the gift shop before our tour - buying Mom a magnet and a cap for Joanne and myself. I love the cap that Joanne picked out for us. ...

A slow start......and a wild finish!

A travel blog entry by tanya.lesiuk


... next falls. With a quick demonstration, and I mean quick! We ventured down a path to our first waterfall. At this point, as I begin to walk around the pool before the falls, I am told to basically jump on in and proceed to the edge of the waterfall. Here is where I started to understand that no amount of rain gear would keep me dry. We both soon realized on the first waterfall that this was more than we had bargained for. First over the edge is Dad, ' I looked ...

Hot, Hot, Hot

A travel blog entry by sparcat


... The highlight however, were the giant crocodiles which were up to 20 feet long. Our tour guide fed him food and we watched as the crocs at it from his hand. He was crazy, but we got some great photos. Back on the ship, we were docked next to the Queen Elizabeth. A beautiful ship. We just did our brackets for NCAA and now heading for sushi in the bar with some friends. Tomorrow, ...

A Sampling of Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by danharriet


... was the greatest concentration of these seemly prehistoric predators. We have seen many wild animals during our travels, but this was our first view of this predator.

It was now time for our taste of local cuisine. We stopped in at a large restaurant that was part restaurant and part tourist shop. Here we were treated to a lunch that was normal for the local residents. We ate rice, black beans, and fried plantains. Also we supplemented the meal with chicken and ...



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3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

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