Hotel Castanuelas

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

Day 43 - Agouti Time

A travel blog entry by bigred1 on Dec 29, 2014

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... guests in the shape of a scorpion and a pretty big spider as well. I had another butterfly survey to do in the afternoon, after which we met the collectivo which brought in our food supplies for the week and a new volunteer from the good old US of A.   After dinner, we all went on an evening swap walk where we saw quite a few frogs and insects, but alas no snakes or caiman this ...

Day 18 - Crabbing

A travel blog entry by bigred1 on Dec 04, 2014

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... 6 or 7 in the end which I was quite happy about.

With our bounty secured in a plastic bag, it was back to Hermes's place for de-shelling and cleaning the crabs. His wife then cooked the crabs and we sat down to watch a Costa Rica Football game while eating our well earned dinner. It was Hermesīs birthday so he a lot of family and friends round to celebrate and it was a really nice ...

Ending One Chapter and Starting the Next

A travel blog entry by kire.rellim on Aug 17, 2014

... and as I talked with them I began to feel more comfortable and less anxious as all the other students had left their lives behind as well.
Eventually we arrived in San Jose, Costa Rica and broke into groups based on which city we were staying in, after an hour long drive we arrived in San Ramon and got picked up by our host families. My house family is really nice, my host mother's name is Karen Fernandez and her son is named ...

Arenal Paraiso Spring Resort & Spa

A travel blog entry by leahflores on Jul 16, 2014

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... 8217; color it looks like from the Tortuguero Canal we've been -- but this one is different that the brown color to is due to the fact that it is completely 100% natural and has presence of minerals which benefit the skin in addition to providing the peace and relaxation.

As soon as we settled in our rooms, and we didn't waste time in taking advantage of the Resort's Lava Springs Pool. We changed to bathing suits and scurried our way to the ...

Up High

A travel blog entry by davidandmaria on May 25, 2014

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... tree until now.

We went to Musashi for dinner, a Japanese restaurant, even though we were quite far from the sea. It was well worth the visit. All the sashimi and sushi was cut, made and rolled in front of us before being served tapas style. The fish was very fresh and tasty too, despite being up in the mountains. There was a shortage of Asahi beer in Costa Rica though but the wine, Chilean again, was a good second choice.


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