Pension Alajuela

Alajuela, Province of Alajuela, Costa Rica | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Alajuela

First impressions of Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by clandybar


We arrived at the San Jose airport in Costa Rica quite early on October 2nd. Our flight from Mexico City to San Jose with TACA was excellent. We took a taxi from the airport to Pension Alajuela, which was just a short 5 minute drive away. This hostel was basic but clean and secure. We relaxed for most of the first day and later booked a tour for …

No pancakes, no parades, no beads.

A travel blog entry by bpancoast

... a $15 minimum at their restaurants. Sweet! There are pools, white and dark sandy beaches, restaurants, and even a zip line over the ocean (for an additional fee).

One of our patients from Jireh cancelled today so we spent a large amount of time working with the Wii, attempting to figure out how it can be used by the staff and patients. We had a little trouble with the balance board for the Wii Fit, but overall it went well. We got to use it with a patient, and he had ...

Welcome to Costa Rica!

A travel blog entry by traviskeith


... jungle hike with Rolando. Heather and I hiked over to the office and Rolando was waiting with flashlights for each of us. “Point these at the ground so you don’t step on any snakes”, he says and already I’m really excited while also wondering if this was a good idea after all. Rolando is a sweet older man who is trying to learn english. He walked us around the jungle trails, which were actually a bit spooky, not because a jaguar might launch ...

Cafe Britt coffee tour

A travel blog entry by sojanet


... and condensed milk on top of ice cream... so delicious!!

On our stroll we noticed really long queues at every ATM and bank. I'm talking like 30-40 people. What's going on?? Has there been some kind of economic downturn and people are rushing to take their money out before the bank goes down? Turns out, this happens every weekend because everyone withdraws money to go shopping and eat out on the weekends...

Costs too much Rica

A travel blog entry by montyontheroad

Having had a pretty smooth tranistion over the border I wasnt planning on sticking around Costa Rica too long. Its very pricey and I was running a bit behind schedule on my departure to Sth America, circa 1 month.

That said I still needed to have a night somewhere and the capital San Jose, being on the Pan American highway, was the logical choice. I stayed in a decent hostel which by chance the other lads had just got to after one of them got his bag ...

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