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costa rica beaches & rainforest

A fabulous adventure with new experiences, new friends, and a colorful new country to explore.

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kim anderson
Up at 4:30 for an early taxi to the airport. Used the last of my US $ to pay for the taxi. I could have managed easily with about $250 in US $ and not bothered to change any money. Was able to use …
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kim anderson
Woke up to a beautiful sunny day. I'm so glad I had an extra day to spend in the city exploring the markets, shops, and butterfly garden. Bought some souvenirs at a high quality crafts shop in the …
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kim anderson
Whitewater rafting today. I knew this was going to be scary for me as I have a major water phobia. I went on an easy river, and the guides were so clearly competent and my fellow rafters so …
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kim anderson
Spent the morning walking on the beach...not sunny but warm and windy. The local village is very cute; lots of bright colors, fruit stands, surf shops, and murals. Galleria LuLu had beautiful …
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kim anderson
Still raining hard. We started our trip to the Cariblue beach resort in a Jeep. When we got to the river it was too high to cross, even in the enormous tractor that was sent to meet us. So we crossed …
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kim anderson
Raining hard. Horseback riding was on the agenda but it was too wet for me. Connected with some friendly women who are one day behind me on the tour and played Taboo and drank wine in the dining room.
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kim anderson
Sunny today. Beautiful view of the rainforest from the deck. It took some time to get used to sleeping under a mosquito net...I kept feeling that ghostly hands were reaching for me. Occasional …
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kim anderson
Breakfast on the patio at Hotel Le Bergerac....watermelon, pineapple, papaya (?), fresh juice, croissant and hot chocolate. Met several other people beginning and ending their tours. Van to Selva …
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kim anderson
Arrived in San Jose. Costa Rica feels familiar and exotic at the same time. Steamy, tropical heat. The airport was clean and modern. Changed money and got a city map at the airport, then took a taxi …
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kim anderson
Left Seattle for a complicated flight to San Jose via Phoenix and Charlotte. First class was a splurge, even with frequent flyer miles, but so nice for such a long flight. Big huge seat, big huge arm …

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