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  • Volcanoes, Coffee, and Cloud ForestThursday morning we left La Fortuna and started heading back toward San Jose where we had originally landed. We stayed two nights in a city just north of San Jose. Driving in this area was much crazier than Posted by adventure_time in Costa Rica Adventure | Jan 25, 2015
  • ZipliningHere is a link to one of the videos we took while ziplining yesterday. We had awesome views of Arenal Volcano and Lake Arenal. The highest cable was 650 feet above the ground so it was a bit Posted by adventure_time in Costa Rica Adventure | Jan 22, 2015
  • La Fortuna We have been in the city La Fortuna the last 2 days. It's a very popular place to visit, but we have been surprised that it hasn't been that crowded. It must not quite be peak season yet. Posted by adventure_time in Costa Rica Adventure | Jan 21, 2015
  • Rio CelesteThis morning we went on a 3 hour guided hike in Tenorio Volcano National Park. The park entrance is only 1 km from our hotel. We were the only people with our tour guide which was nice. Posted by adventure_time in Costa Rica Adventure | Jan 19, 2015
  • Arrival in Costa RicaYesterday we rented a car at the airport and had a four hour drive to our hotel. The roads were better than we heard they were, but the last 4 kms were pretty interesting. The road was unpaved Posted by adventure_time in Costa Rica Adventure | Jan 19, 2015
  • Costa Rica - Manuel Antonio(See all the photos [[http://s981.photobucket.com/user/danseal/slideshow/Costa%20Rica%20-%20Oct%202014|here]]. Password is the same as for the blog) Manuel Antonio is a popular coastal resort on the pacific side of Costa Rica. It's renown Posted by DanAndBells in Adventures with Danny & Bells | Jan 19, 2015
  • Costa Rica - Monteverde(See all the photos [[http://s981.photobucket.com/user/danseal/slideshow/Costa%20Rica%20-%20Oct%202014|here]]. Password is the same as for the blog) The trip over to Monteverde started with a relaxing boat ride across the beautifully blue Posted by DanAndBells in Adventures with Danny & Bells | Jan 15, 2015
  • Costa Rica - La FortunaLa Fortuna is home to the huge Arenal volcano and is a Mecca for all kinds of adventure sports. As soon as we arrived we headed straight for the booking office and signed up for the "Extreme Mambo Combo", of Posted by DanAndBells in Adventures with Danny & Bells | Jan 15, 2015
  • Costa Rica - Magsaysay(See all the photos [[http://s981.photobucket.com/user/danseal/library/Costa%20Rica%20-%20Oct%202014|here]]. Password is the same as for the blog.) This was the day Danny had been looking forward to for weeks, a trip into the jungle...by Posted by DanAndBells in Adventures with Danny & Bells | Jan 15, 2015
  • Monteverde - Costa Rica31st December My trusted taxi driver Pedro picks me up at 8am to take me to Quito airport and I say good bye to him (no kiss this time lol) and to South America as I get on the plane. I Posted by Lifeis4living in 6 months in South and Central America | Jan 6, 2015
  • Costa Rica - Tortuguero(See all the photos [[http://s981.photobucket.com/user/danseal/slideshow/Costa%20Rica%20-%20Oct%202014|here]]. Passwords the same as for the blog.) Half way to Tortuguero we stop to pick up our local guide Jorge, who looked like a big ver Posted by DanAndBells in Adventures with Danny & Bells | Dec 27, 2014
  • Costa Rica - San Jose to Puerto Viejo(See all the photos [[http://s981.photobucket.com/user/danseal/library/Costa%20Rica%20-%20Oct%202014|here]]. Password is the same as for the blog.) After stopping over in Havana, we caught an early morning flight to San Jose, capital of C Posted by DanAndBells in Adventures with Danny & Bells | Dec 26, 2014
  • The BabiesOur trip is winding down. With all the anticipation in the months prior to leaving, it’s almost over. :( Today saw us travel from the south of CR back to San Jose for our flight tomorrow. Instead of taking a 4-5 Posted by otisandma in Pura Vida - Costa Rica Dec '14 | Dec 12, 2014
  • Boruca! Isn’t this an AWESOME mask?!! It’s the one we bought today in the ‘Territorio Indigena Boruca.’ Today’s post is likely going to be longer than usual as we learned so much and want Posted by otisandma in Pura Vida - Costa Rica Dec '14 | Dec 11, 2014
  • Photos...Dec 9Internet connections have been spotty here further south in CR. Here are photos that I would have added to my previous post: Poison Dart Froggy: [img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/723449/IMG_9902.jpg thumb=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/723449/th Posted by otisandma in Pura Vida - Costa Rica Dec '14 | Dec 11, 2014
  • On the MoveToday we moved from Quepos about 1 1/2 hours south by bus and taxi. Before we left our B&B, we had a little time in the sun to watch some Poison Dart Frogs. Cute little things, about an inch+ long. Posted by otisandma in Pura Vida - Costa Rica Dec '14 | Dec 10, 2014
  • Ziplining, tarzan swing and hummingbirds We arrived in Monteverde and after a quick haggle at the bus stop to get some very cheap accomodation in the centre of town heard about all the cool things we could do. Ziplining, bun Posted by Addy21 in A photo a day | Dec 10, 2014
  • Turtle nesting, boat rides and monkeys Touristy hats as promised from last post. : ) After much back and forth and hearing about a million different things about where was best to see turtles nesting in April, we decided to he Posted by Addy21 in A photo a day | Dec 10, 2014
  • Foodie DreamsWe woke up today with a hopeful feeling - clear blue skies! (we had that yesterday too - and actually saw a group of monkeys travel past our house!! They were too fast for photos tho) No monkeys today but more Posted by otisandma in Pura Vida - Costa Rica Dec '14 | Dec 8, 2014
  • Jungle AdventureToday we: * rappelled down a 90' waterfall * flew through the trees * walked a tightrope * monkey-dropped into a pool of water * learned what Pura Vida really means We did the Quepo Canyoning adventure this morning. 4 ziplines, rappellin Posted by otisandma in Pura Vida - Costa Rica Dec '14 | Dec 7, 2014
  • Jammin!Today's plan was a quiet one. Go to the Feria to buy some beautiful, ripe local fruits, come back and make jam then go out to dinner and maybe enjoy tonight's full moon. The feria is the Farmers' Market, held Posted by otisandma in Pura Vida - Costa Rica Dec '14 | Dec 6, 2014
  • Something UnexpectedWell, technically, we booked this day awhile back but it wasn't something I ever expected to be doing...we went deep-sea fishing today! Quepos is apparently one of the best places for sports fishing on the Pacific so I figured 'why Posted by otisandma in Pura Vida - Costa Rica Dec '14 | Dec 5, 2014
  • On the RoadToday was an in-country travel day. We moved from Concepcion de San Isidro, outside of the capital city of San Jose to a town on the Pacific coast called Quepos (K-pos). We took a direct bus from San Jose to Posted by otisandma in Pura Vida - Costa Rica Dec '14 | Dec 4, 2014
  • Rainbows and ChocolateOur first B&B is at a higher altitude than San Jose, near Poas volcano. (no worries - inactive). In this 'spring' season as weather transitions to the hotter, drier season, the winds blow strongly from the East, bringing misty rain Posted by otisandma in Pura Vida - Costa Rica Dec '14 | Dec 3, 2014
  • Arrived!Costa Rica is very green! Right now, they're coming out of the wet, rainy 'green' season and into the drier time of year. As our plane descended from the clouds, we saw much green - trees, mountains, fields. San Jose Posted by otisandma in Pura Vida - Costa Rica Dec '14 | Dec 2, 2014
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