Category Archives: Costa Rica

Playa del Cocos

So here we are, 23 weeks after leaving home, sitting in the Holiday Inn Express at San Jose airport on the eve of our return. It seems like a long time ago that we were sitting in the departure lounge … Continue reading

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La Fortuna and Quepos

We arrived at La Fortuna late afternoon, after the 5 hour mini-bus ride up from Pavona dock and the driver dropped us right outside the car rental office. Our AirBnB, Cabinitas de Sammy, was about 30 minutes drive away from … Continue reading

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Tortuguero

Sunday morning we were picked up bright and early by our mini-bus shuttle and we retraced our route back up the highway to Limon. The countryside all looked very different this time, in the sunshine as opposed to the pouring … Continue reading

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Cahuita

Our friend Mary arrived safe and sound on Wednesday evening at the Hostel Urbano, more than 3 hours after touching down at the airport – due to the insane traffic around San Jose – ready for a drink, something to … Continue reading

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And now to Costa Rica

 Finally we found ourselves in Sydney on the eve of our departure, spending a very pleasant afternoon and evening enjoying the city before turning in early in preparation for our mammoth journey the following day. The flight from Sydney to … Continue reading

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