Eco Colonia Resort

Address: San Ramon, Province of Alajuela, Costa Rica | Resort
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Travel Blogs from San Ramon

Time to party!

A travel blog entry by mjanesmith on Oct 18, 2015

4 comments, 12 photos

... someone we don't know at the home of people we've never met - and my mother told me not to talk to strangers. hahaha!

This morning I have peanut butter toast for breakfast while Jeff has eggs and toast. Of course we also have our very delicious Costa Rican coffee.

After breakfast it is time for a walk so we head out around the subdivision again. But today, since we know the route, we take our time and take lots of flower and landscape photos. These two ...

A day with Marilyn Barnes

A travel blog entry by mjanesmith on Oct 17, 2015

1 comment, 3 photos

... country! haha) Ana first drove us down the road to the river - this is the road into and out of San Ramon on this side; yes, one road. The river is running very high and muddy from the runoff. It is the rainy season, you know.
Here is a photo of Ana and I.

Our goal is to see a couple of the nearby neighborhoods and since Ana has a rental showing at 1pm in San Ramon we'll be home this afternoon to do something else.

Our dear friend in Fort Collins, Marilyn Barnes ...

To market, to market...

A travel blog entry by mjanesmith on Oct 16, 2015

2 comments, 6 photos

... we are in the lower level.

We pass a small manmade pond with a bubbly fountain in the middle. There are benches to sit on and lots of trees - very pretty. The most interesting fact about where we are staying is that this whole area is a working coffee plantation! The coffee beans, called "cherries" when they turn red are just reaching picking time. The red ones are ready.
Soon we are back home walking down the steep ...

Welcome to San Ramon

A travel blog entry by mjanesmith on Oct 15, 2015

7 comments, 3 photos

... we've made our way to the Budget car rental facility. Between their English and my Spanish, (and their English is MUCH MUCH better than my Spanish) we get our vehicle. It is a 4-wheel drive manual transmission Diahatsu Trios.

Before leaving the States we had verified our car insurance coverage with our insurance agent and one of our credit cards; in addition to those, there is mandatory Costa Rican insurance you must buy. Jeff and I were ...

Made it in one piece

A travel blog entry by kimberly.deras on Aug 17, 2015

1 photo

... from the last few I have taken and that I had many peoples' prayers and good spirits with me. Also- that one can NEVER be fully prepared for anything and if I wait for the "perfect" time to leave I would have never left the house ever in my life.

My first impression upon arrival of Costa Rica has been- very friendly people. My host dad was there to greet me, I took a taxi for convenience sake and I ...