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  • Costa RicaAfter all the Central American countries Costa Rica is a fair bit of culture shock. [float=right][/float]Firstly there are no chicken buses here. You are cruising the country in quite luxury bu Posted by roman.cibulka in Trav The Traveller | Feb 20, 2014
  • FRI FEB 7 - Leaving Costa RicaON THE ROAD AGAIN We say goodbye to Samasati, catch our bus ride with Miguel, and wind our way back to San Jose. Most of the group has decided to river raft the Pacuare River, but we need to make a Posted by RDILL in Costa Rica Mexico 2014 | Feb 6, 2014
  • WED FEB 5 - Zipping Along Once MoreZIP-A-DEE DO DAH, ZIP-A- DEE AY My arms are getting to feel like jelly from all the chataranga dandasana (plank or pushup) poses but my spirit feels light. Today we go zip lining again. Having done it once, I am not Posted by RDILL in Costa Rica Mexico 2014 | Feb 4, 2014
  • THURS FEB 6 - Cahuita National ParkCAHUITA NATIONAL PARK We head up the road to the National Park, a beautiful headland protected since the 1970's. The beaches are among the best along the Costa Rican Caribbean coast, and whereas all the rest of our group, elect to Posted by RDILL in Costa Rica Mexico 2014 | Feb 5, 2014
  • TUES FEB 4 - More AdventuresTHE JAGUAR RESCUE CENTRE After another wonderful morning of dog stretches and sun salutations, with the howler monkeys laughing at out attempts to imitate them, we head off for the Jaguar Rescue Centre near Manzanillo. The Centre doesn't actually Posted by RDILL in Costa Rica Mexico 2014 | Feb 3, 2014
  • MON FEB 3 - Getting Into The FlowEARLY TO BED EARLY TO RISE Our morning begins at 5:00 am with the tribal screams of the howler monkeys just outside. As the sun begins to emerge in the jungle the monkeys are joined by a musical arrangement of Posted by RDILL in Costa Rica Mexico 2014 | Feb 2, 2014
  • SAT FEB 1 - San Jose ON THE ROAD AGAIN Today began with a ride from Hotel Guanamara in Carrillo to the Don Carlos Hotel in San Jose--a total of approximately 4 hours. It was sunny and hot when we left - approximately 34 C. Mani Posted by RDILL in Costa Rica Mexico 2014 | Jan 31, 2014
  • Monteverde: Flight of the Quetzal[center][/center] So by mid-December Tom had left us to fly back to the British winter he was missing so much, and we had left most of the crazies in Puerto Viejo. We first made reservat Posted by gadgetex in Juan Direction | Feb 6, 2014
  • Costa Rica: A series of most troubling encounters Izzie and Jim have been so kind as to let me write this blog entry, which recounts our time together in Costa Rica in December. Given full artistic license, I’d like to warn younger read Posted by gadgetex in Juan Direction | Feb 6, 2014
  • SUN FEB 2 - Samasati Heading For the Caribbean After a hearty breakfast - always rice and beans and eggs and fried plantain and lots of fresh fruit- we board a spiffy bus that will transport us to Puerto Viejo and our accommodation at Samasati. Posted by RDILL in Costa Rica Mexico 2014 | Feb 2, 2014
  • JAN 31 - Playing In The SunGuess What We Did Today Nothing! No schedule, no commitments...we walk the beach in the morning, stop for dips in the ocean, lie down under palm trees, relax and watch the social scene on the beach. We do this Posted by RDILL in Costa Rica Mexico 2014 | Jan 30, 2014
  • JAN 30 - Cavorting With The WhalesDolphins, Whales and Snorkelling We catch a boat out to search for dolphins. It isn't long before we are sitting in a pod of 30 or so bottlenosed dolphins. They surface and roll around, but we don't get too Posted by RDILL in Costa Rica Mexico 2014 | Jan 29, 2014
  • JAN 27 - A Day of AdventuringMeet Pedata and Primavera An exhilarating experience in horseback-riding! We met up with another couple from Sacramento and had a thrilling early morning 2 hour horseback ride to the base of Arenal--a volcano sleeping since 2009, after 42 Posted by RDILL in Costa Rica Mexico 2014 | Jan 27, 2014
  • JAN 29 - Playa Carrillo More Costa Rican Massage We are picked up by Mario and transported from Monteverde to the Guanamar Hotel sitting on a knoll looking over Playa Carrillo on the Pacific West coast - a 3 + hour ride. The first half Posted by RDILL in Costa Rica Mexico 2014 | Jan 29, 2014
  • JAN 28 - The Monteverde Rain ForestJeep, Boat, Jeep We awake to clear skies and a magnificent view of Arenal volcano. Its what everyone hopes for and few get to see, as its often cloaked with clouds at the top. Breakfast includes omelettes, rice and beans, mashed Posted by RDILL in Costa Rica Mexico 2014 | Jan 27, 2014
  • JAN 24, 25 - Getting ThereUp at 6:00 am to catch the 7:00 am ferry from Pender Island to Vancouver. Arriving in Tsawwassen at 9:30 am we waited for the 10 am bus which took us to the Sky Train and, finally, the airport. Posted by RDILL in Costa Rica Mexico 2014 | Jan 24, 2014
  • JAN 26 - RelaxingNo commitments, no plans, a day to relax and take it easy. Mani took a short trip into La Fortuna, a small village close by. The shopping was unremarkable, whereas getting to know some of the residents was a Posted by RDILL in Costa Rica Mexico 2014 | Jan 25, 2014
  • Can a Backpacker Keep His Dignity in Costa Rica?[center][[http://jonathonengels.weebly.com|]][/center] From time to time, a country’s success in tourism ruffles the feathers of intrepid backpackers the world over. Natio Posted by jonathonengels in Jonathon Engels: A Life Abroad | Jan 18, 2014
  • Costa Rica ===The Capitol - San Jose=== We spent our first day in the center of San Jose, visiting the old town, the central market where we tasted passion fruit and observed the traditional way Posted by janejoe in Panama,CostaRica,El Salvador,Mexico,Cuba | Jan 17, 2014
  • 2010 K6 CORAL PRINCESS - COSTA RICA===LIMON - COSTA RICA=== THE CARIBBEAN COAST THIS TIME FOR MY THIRD VISIT TO COSTA RICA. OFF TO SEE SOME SLOTHS THAT ARE BEING HELPED BY VOLUNTEERS. THE SLOTHS ARE WAIFS & STRAYS, BROUGHT TO THE CENTER BY LOCALS.. [img=http://photos.travellerspo Posted by hasbeen in MOSTLY CRUISING | Jan 9, 2013
  • Who's Vago?[center][[http://jonathonengels.weebly.com|]][/center] Arriving at a new destination, even if you’ve arrived at hundreds of new destinations, is still a humbling experienc Posted by jonathonengels in Jonathon Engels: A Life Abroad | Jan 11, 2014
  • Puerto Limon - Costa RicaMy first stop has surpassed my expectations, not that I really have any. No excursions here for me as it is just a small place with a lot of character. Very much like some parts of Mexico , but Posted by Perrsue in Sue's world | Jan 8, 2014
  • 2012 B6 STAR PRINCESS - COSTA RICA WE HAVE LEFT SOUTH AMERICA BEHIND, CROSSED THE EQUATOR & ARE NOW IN PUNTARENAS COSTA RICA. I WAS A BIT CONFUSED WHEN PEOPLE WERE TALKING ABOUT PUNTA ARENAS WHICH WE LEFT BEHIND IN SOUTHERN CHILE AND PUNTARENAS, COSTA RICA. TOTALY AT Posted by hasbeen in MOSTLY CRUISING | Dec 28, 2012
  • 2006 A1 OVERLAND - CENTRAL COSTA RICA==I WAS ON A CRUISE IN 2005 THAT CALLED IN ON THE WEST COAST OF COSTA RICA== AND I LIKED WHAT I SAW, SO I TOOK THIS TRIP TO SEE WHAT THE CENTRAL PART LOOKS LIKE. YEARS LATER I WILL GET Posted by hasbeen in MOSTLY CRUISING | Jan 16, 2013
  • Costa Rica (costs a lot) And then I'm in Costa Rica, the last country in my Central American adventure. I have less than a week there and then Posted by noratheexplorer in Nora The Explorer | Nov 28, 2013
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