Cano Negro Villas

Barrio Mexico, San Jose, Province of San Jose, Costa Rica | Villa
Prices starting from $60.00

Travel Blogs from San Jose

Day 3- bus rides, crying in class, and culture 101

A travel blog entry by clilly


... After the 2nd round of 'losing' and struggling through the speaking portions, I felt tears coming on. Thank God they stayed in, but it (along with many other situations) has served to open my eyes to my students' position/feelings and has also made me super impressed with how strong and resilient they are amid many unsettling feelings. I've obviously got some 'manning up' to do ;) 4. Cooking class- we made picadollo de palmito. Google it :) 5 points for you if you can tell me what ...

Love la Pura Vida

A travel blog entry by purcy


... choosing their beds for the night. A couple even ventured into the trees by the beach and I caught a glimpse as they swung through the branches.

As if they knew I was immobile, it turns out the hostel turns the pool into an open air cinema each evening. I found my sun lounger again, propped my foot up and didnīt move. As I wasnīt up to walking, I didnīt get to visit the national park. This and the activities in Monte Verde are on the the to-do list for next time Iīm ...

Buenos noches, from San Jose, Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by ptpattys_places


As we approached San Jose I was sitting on the side of the plane where I could see the city. As the capital and the largest city in Costa Rica I was surprised that I could see the entire city as we were descending. The population is somewhat over 300,000. Once through customs, etc., etc, we were met by our driver, Alex, and ...

Into the heart of Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by jim.coates


... from the coast through the hills planted to coffee and bananas and sugar cane and every square foot is used for something. And then you get to San Jose set in a plain surrounded by volcanoes -- big ones -- and the crowding becomes intense. All the new construction of public and private buildings has taken place on the periphery. Downtown is surprisingly dingy and old fashioned, without the colonial center to give ...

Legends and Art in Suchitoto

A travel blog entry by ljd


... time to stop off at the site of Joya de Ceren. Made a Unesco World Heritage site in 1993 it is Central America's Pompeii and one of the only places where you can see how the Mayan actually lived day-to-day. The reason the site and its ordinary homes made of mud and vegetation have survived is that it was covered with 14 layers of ash from an eruption of the Laguna Caldera volcano in about AD 565. Unlike Pompeii though, no residents of the settlement have ...


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