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Discover Costa Rica Tour

Costa Rica translated means “rich coast” and for our family adventure it was priceless. Sharing experiences and discoveries in the mountains, jungles, and beaches, made memories that will truly last a lifetime.

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Stone Carving at Guayabo National Monument
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Torrey Ebaugh
The alarm went off incredibly early for us to meet our 4 a.m. transport to the airport. Again, way too short a stay in San Jose and the Hotel Le Bergerac. Ah well, perhaps the measure of a …
Sunset at Turrialba
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Torrey Ebaugh
We have a busy day planned for our last full day in Costa Rica. This morning we are kayaking in the Hatillo Mangroves then we will be setting off for San Jose. When we met our guide we were …
Church at Santa Cruz
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Torrey Ebaugh
Bright and early, our guide Erick met us for our BIG snorkel day. As we headed south towards Sierpe, I was hoping our guide would know something about the stone spheres that were unique to the area. …
Local children playing
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Torrey Ebaugh
The free time before our ocean kayak expedition gave us the perfect opportunity to check out the ocean. We set off down the road, past all the surfing schools to find a spot to do a bit of body …
Heading over the rapids
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Torrey Ebaugh
As hard as it was to leave this beautiful mountain retreat, we were all excited to head to the coast. Before we arrived at the ocean, we stopped at Hacienda Baru for a visit to the Butterfly habitat …
Riding the rapids
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Torrey Ebaugh
We began our New Year by travelling up the road to see if we could find the Resplendent Quetzal. Our guide Melvin was an expert on all the birds in the area. Just driving up the road, he named …
Ready for rafting
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Torrey Ebaugh
As we woke this New Year's Eve we heard the rain falling. Ah well, rain is a necessary component for the rain forest. Undeterred, we put on our slickers and headed to Guayabo National Monument for …
A happy group
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Torrey Ebaugh
This morning we went for a bike ride through CATIE, the agricultural research center. Jose, our guide, got us situated and did a wonderful job tailoring the ride for the two 21 year olds who enjoyed …
Turrialba Valley
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Torrey Ebaugh
Six o'clock came early but somehow it was easy to get up. Our guide Luis met us right on time and off we went towards the Pacuare River. We soon left the city streets and were climbing the hills …
Brennan, Trent, and Turrialba Valley
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Torrey Ebaugh
Here we go, complete with butterflies in my tummy that are somewhere between excitement and nervousness. We have made it through the high demands of Christmas time and now the trip we have planned …

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