Hotel Bahia Gigante

Address: Puntarenas, Province of Puntarenas, Costa Rica | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Puntarenas


A travel blog entry by piperwg on Oct 05, 2014

14 photos

... local coffee. Then on to a river cruise. This was the lower reaches of the Tarcolas river which flows from the mountains around San Hosea. The river flows through a mixture of jungle (Pic 3) and crops. Of course crocodiles, lizards and a rich variety of birds could be seen. (Pics 4-8). Jimmy then took us to a most excellent spot for lunch with lots of great seafood options. We sat and enjoyed the first of the afternoon thunderstorms. (Pic 9) After much ...

Volunteer Project

A travel blog entry by roriann on May 20, 2014

21 photos

Last night a group of about 15 of us went to one of the local bars called Bar Amigos in Santa Elena- the nearby town. We had a blast! We drank some beer, played pool and danced our little hearts out (we were pros after our dance lessons ��) After being out, I didn't finish my homework so I woke up, had breakfast and was at school by 7:00 am to do my homework. We then had our normal class routine, lunch and ...

Puerto Chiapas Mexico and Puntarenas Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by rdavey on Apr 26, 2014

1 comment, 1 photo

... sea day. Today we saw so many dolphins swimming along, it was awesome I think Mark managed to get some good photos. We are currently sailing along the coast of Panama and tomorrow morning we will commence our passage of the Panama Canal which turns 100 this August. They are currently expanding with additional two sets of locks due to be completed in 2015. We had a form left in our room so we could order a champagne breakfast on our balcony so we can watch the process of the ...

More from the Rainforest

A travel blog entry by gilmer on Feb 12, 2014

224 photos

... were equally beautiful. Walking through a rainforest brings me much joy.

Unfortunately, I did not see any animals during my hike through the rainforest. I did see a couple birds during my journey .. and heard many more. The sounds from the jungle are quite exciting. From the birds, to the rushing water and wind - to the zipliners coming down the cables.. lol ... the rainforest is a marvelous place to visit.

Speaking of the zipline sounds. I was walking through ...

Fifth Port Stop - Puntarenas

A travel blog entry by gilmer on Nov 04, 2013

368 photos

... described as:

Pacific Train, Bus & Boat Adventure - All aboard! Start with a relaxing train ride through rural countryside and tropical fields. Then board your motorcoach to the Tarcoles River and cruise its shoreline in search of toucans, herons, egrets, pelicans, scarlet macaws, iguanas and crocodiles.

While we took the shuttle to our first stop, I took tons of pictures and also listened to the guide give information about Costa Rica. The guide ...

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