Yearly Archives: 2014

Costa Rica Day 7- San Jose to Montezuma

After catching up with Dani, Rich, and Crystal, we started to make a plan. It was the 24th of January, and my brother had a flight home on the 28th, Crystal and Rich had a flight home on the 30th, … Continue reading

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Costa Rica Day 8- Cascadas de Montezuma

We woke up and had a leisurely breakfast. We wanted to hike to the waterfalls that were in town, Cascadas de Montezuma (Montezuma Water Falls) The head to the trail was only a 5 minute walk from town. We drove … Continue reading

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Costa Rica Day 6- Bahia Drake to San Jose

Our next destination was San Jose. To get from Bahia Drake on the Osa Peninsula back to the city, San Jose, we had to first catch a boat to Sierpe. This was a beautiful hour and a half boat ride … Continue reading

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Costa Rica Day 9- Original Arenal ATV rental

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Costa Rica Day 4&5- Corcovado National Park

At 715 am we had to walk down to the bottom of the hill in Bahia Drake to catch our ferry to Corcovado National Park. Most people that came here did day tours, which includes an hour and a half … Continue reading

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Costa Rica Day 2- Paso Canoas to Puerto Jimenez

In the morning we continued our trip to our destination of Golfito in the Osa peninsula. We went to a nearby ATM to take out some local Costa Rican currency, Colones. The going rate was 500 Colones to 1 US … Continue reading

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Costa Rica Day 3- Puerto Jimenez to Bahia Drake

Our mission was to get to Bahia Drake this day, so we could take a ferry to the ranger station Sirena in Corcovado National Park the next morning. The option we chose was to take a bus from Puerto Jimenez … Continue reading

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Costa Rica Day 1- Frontera Paso Canoas Border Crossing Panama

It was ridiculously hot on my top bunk. The clothes washing area was in the next room over and the heat from the dryers made our room an oven. This, combined with the fact that I had zero head room, … Continue reading

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Panama Day 16- Bluff, Paki, & Chikita Beach, Aqua Lounge Bar

We tried to sleep in but our sleep schedule was all messed up from our hike in Boquette and staying up late the night before. My brother woke me up around 10am to catch what we thought was a tour … Continue reading

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Panama day 15- Boquette Hot Springs

We were told one of the best tours the hostel Mamallena had was a hot springs tour. The cost was $25 per person. We got in a shuttle that brought us first to a popular local spot for swimming. It … Continue reading

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