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hiking to Cerro Chato Crater

La Fortuna, Costa Rica - coffywoman: 2004-02-16
Tom and I got up at 8am for our breakfast of gallo pinto and plantános, etc. After filling up, we headed out to Cerro Chato Crater. Found 2 trail deadends, misinformed . . . more

La Rio Fortuna

La Fortuna, Costa Rica - coffywoman: 2004-02-16
After coming down from our hike to Cerro Chato crater, we stopped to visit the waterfall (la catarata). We made the descent down some steep steps to the base of la catarata and . . . more

near Volc·n Arenal

La Fortuna, Costa Rica - coffywoman: 2004-02-15
We arrived in La Fortuna after a very lengthy bus ride from San José (approx. 5 hours). I accidentally forgot about the time change, so we woke up 2 hours later than originally planned, missed breakfast at at the hotel (Hotel Aranjuéz) and our 8:15am bus o . . . more

first impressions

San Jose, Costa Rica - coffywoman: 2004-02-14
Finally, we're here in Costa Rica after a lengthy delay at DFW (Dallas/Fort Worth airport) due to unusual weather conditions and a subsequent need to de-ice the plane. Since snow is app . . . more

Occidental Allegro

Papguayo, Costa Rica - michellebishop: 2003-04-04
Yes this hotel is an all inclusive with a nice panoramic view of the gulf of Papaguayo. There is a brand new road and is still under going road construction. The hotel was very comfortable although they didnt give us a remote control and our airconditioner . . . more

Costa Rica continues

Guanacaste, Costa Rica - michellebishop: 2003-04-03
Monte Verde the hike is excellant bring your umbrella, your rain poncho and trash bags for any expensive camara equiptment. When we finally got there after the worst road in the world, I felt like a big overdressed Coloradan with my hiken boots my backpack . . . more

Everything enhanced

San Jose, Costa Rica - michellebishop: 2003-04-02
Costa Rica what a wonderful destination. Coming from a travel agent i have sold and see alot of destinations but this on leaves me with a life changing experience. If you are planning on taking a trip to Costa Rica it is a definate must for all nature love . . . more

Off the beaten path in Costa Rica

San Jose, Tamarindo, Guanacaste, Arenal, Costa Rica - cljames: 1999-07-01
http://www.public.usit.net/cljames/ . . . more

He told me he could fly a 737...

Costa Rican airspace, Costa Rica - dave: 1999-03-15
I was waiting for my flight in the airport. I asked a man the time. He told me the time and that he was the pilot. So we began talking, and I asked if I could see the cockpit while we were airborn.
I then noticed he was reading some kind of instructi . . . more

I found all the Americans

San Jose, Costa Rica - dave: 1999-01-22
While travelling south from Mexico, right down to Nicaragua, I was wondering why there weren't more Americans. Now, I know everyone who lives here is technically American, but since US citizens have more or less taken the word for themselves, and United S . . . more

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