Central America

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With only one week to experience Costa Rica, we booked our trip with Adventure Life to see, taste and enjoy the beauty of the eco-friendly country in Central America. Adventure Life secured us a …

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Laura Cahill and I spend 10 days exploring the Pacuare River, Monteverde, Arenal Volcano and Manuel Antonio!

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The sun sets behind two travelers enjoying the warm sands of a Nicaragua beach.
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Jenny Johnston
Nicaragua trips are becoming more and more popular among travelers for many reasons.  Affordability, beautiful beaches & cloudforests, unique accommodations, charming …
Missoula Medical Aid funds Save the Children, Honduras
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Jenny Johnston
Missoula Medical Aid seeks to improve health and access to health care in rural and impoverished communities of Honduras.  Adventure Life founder & CEO, Brian Morgan, supports this special …
Typical beachfront restaurant in San Juan del Sur Nicaragua
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Jenny Johnston
Careli Tours Nicaragua recently received the Central America Award to the Tourism Excellence Without Borders.  The Minister of Tourism of Costa Rica, Wilhelm von Breymann, presented the …
Miraflores Locks of Panama Canal
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Jenny Johnston
Next month, there will be a very special birthday to celebrate. The Panama Canal will be turning a century old! The momentous anniversary celebration in Panama is slated for August 15th - the …
Costa Rica's caribbean coast
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Jenny Johnston
Looking for Pura Vida?  In the southeastern region of Costa Rica, you can find a Caribbean paradise in Puerto Viejo.  This coastal town is home to some of the most spectacular beaches in …
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Amara Vogt
Less than 10 days until we begin our adventure and I couldn't be more excited by the prospect. A little background as to why we chose this small country in Central America: we both wanted to go …
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Roy Whitworth
Left Panama City at 8 am,  leaving our friend Carlos from Venezuela who has become a Panamanian,  and all it costs is $2400 including the lawyers fee's.  Venezuela  makes …
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Roy Whitworth
Got up at 5:20 in my 8×8 ft A frame cabin and got going and Suzanne got me a cup of coffee which hit the spot and off I went to meet Tom in the downtown restaurant where we had a …
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Roy Whitworth
Up at 5:30 cruising the beach was already warm and the poor turtles were stranded in all the wood washed up on the beach from high tide, about 5 of them then scurried back into the …
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Roy Whitworth
  Had to have my damn Tivas fixed again and a haircut,not many choices so ended up with a 4 minute $3 haircut,  the guy turns on the fan behind my balding head and the little hair I have …
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Roy Whitworth
Left Tuxtla Gutierrez at 8 am so we could get to Guatemala City by days end. Climbed high over a pass and was some spectacular scenery and 280 km later we were at the border at La Massilla and an …
Marino Ballena National Park
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Kelly Hunsaker
After a beautiful visit at Savegre and another great story from the owner, siting the quetzel, watching the hummingbirds, and fabulous food - loved the fresh pineapple, papaya and watermelon - we are …
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Kelly Hunsaker
After a relaxing morning, we were transport to Savegre Mountain Reserve & Lodge. Okay, this was no ordinary road...the drive was of beautiful mountain countryside along the Pan-American Highway. …
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Katie Hippert
Buenos días from Tamarindo! If you haven't already figured it out, we made it to the hostel safe and sound. We are in the beautiful city of Tamarinado, which is unfortunately full of …
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Juanna Thompson
Ten years ago, I nearly drowned from rip-currents on my first adventure trip to Costa Rica. I was in this beautiful, charming country with my University friend Jenn. We were young, free and okay, …
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Elizabeth Conway
Enjoying the local rhythm during a Costa Rica tour Castro's Discotheque is a classic Costa Rican dance club. Combining Latin flare with a bit of world techno, dancers are treated to a mixture of …
A Welcoming Smile
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Elizabeth Conway
Knowing a bit a Spanish comes in handy when talking with locals on a Bolivia tour. Spanish a bit rusty? You and me both. In general, Spanish is used throughout Latin America - but you'll …
Snorkel the reef
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Elizabeth Conway
Belize travel: Choose a reef-safe sunscreen to help prevent coral bleaching. We just received an email from one of our travelers, Mike Jarosick, who returned from a trip to Belize. Sharing our …
Digging for baby sea turtles at the Pacuare Nature Preserve
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Elizabeth Conway
Leatherback nest found! The Lovato family assists scientists on their turtle patrols at the Pacurare Reserve The Pacuare is located between Costa Rica's coastal lowlands and the country's highest …

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