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Costa Rica, Mountains and Beaches

My husband and I went on a Costa Rica tour with Adventure Life this fall. We experienced first class Eco-tourism at its best - great accommodations, helpful staff, yummy local food and plenty of activities!

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more flowers
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Janis Miller
Our little kitty will miss our handouts as we are headed back to San Jose. It is 8:00am and it is 82 degrees with 109% humidity. Even the locals say this is unusual. Yesterday the city actually cut …
Flowers
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Janis Miller
Well, lesson learned today - take cash!! Since we are just a couple miles from the Jaguar rescue center, we decided to walk even though it was hot. We left the hotel about 8:45am for the 9:30 entry …
and we are off
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Janis Miller
Today we ventured into town (most people would rent a bike or moped but we took a taxi). As this is how we operate, we were too early for the local market to be open (we are early birds) so after …
Horseback riding
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Janis Miller
Now it is off to the beach. After lunch a taxi picks us up and takes us to Shawandha Lodge outside of Puerto Viejo. The taxi driver was a character. We can certainly see why this is a good pick for a …
Patio at Selva Banito
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Janis Miller
I have not told you about our accommodations here. (Pictures included) Our cabin is on stilts with one whole side that opens up to a large deck with two hammocks overlooking the forest and mountains. …
Room at Selva Bananito
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Janis Miller
After breakfast we are picked up by a private tourist bus and head to Selva Bananito. The ride takes us over lush mountains with steaming volcanoes to the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica. The scenery …
Patio at LeBergerac
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Janis Miller
Today we have the day to ourselves to regroup. This hotel is within walking distance of the city center so we head down to the open-air market which is a maze in which one can easily get lost. If you …
LeBergerac
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Janis Miller
Today finds us leaving Seattle for an adventure in Costa Rica. We arrive at the San Jose airport in the evening. Standing in baggage claim, we spot our names on a sign held by a young lady from Costa …

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