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Horseback ridingAcross the riverPacuare Nature Reserve LodgePacuare Nature Reserve

Our family vacation to celebrate Rick's 50th and our 15th wedding anniversary. It will be our first time in Central America! We're looking forward to seeing Costa Rican culture and enjoying the …

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Jonathan Brunger
Based on reports from the World Health Organization as of May 8, 2009, there are few confirmed cases of swine flu in Central and South America in two countries that Adventure Life visits.  …
Teatro Nacional, San Jose
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Kelly Hunsaker
Leaving Dominical for the airport was bitter/ sweet. I knew my family and I had to get home for school and work, hower, our 24 year old son fell in love with Costa Rica and invited and friend to join …
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. …
Guayabo Lodge, view from back patio
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Kelly Hunsaker
This morning, after a wonderful breakfast and beautiful view from the lodge, we started with a mountain bike tour of CATIE in Turrialba. This was an intimate hands on tour. The guide was very patient …
Packer River Rafting
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Kelly Hunsaker
Rafting the Paquare - WOW - what an amazing adventure! Our guide was so much fun. As a family of 6 it took a little cooperation to row together and stay upright. The clas III & IV rapids came …
Airport Taxi
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Kelly Hunsaker
Day 1: Arrive in San Jose 11:30 pm, catch a taxi to the Rincon de Valle. The taxi driver greeted us inside the airport and was very eager to give us a ride. Once we saw the orange van, we knew this …
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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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Jenny Johnston
Buenos Dias, San Jose!  Greeting our first morning in Costa Rica. Wake up call on the Pacuare! After an initial night in San Jose, due to a late flight arrival, we started our journey with a …
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Jenny Johnston
Adventurous spirits! I already wrote about our Pacaure River rafting trip in another blog post.  However, it was so awesome, that I think it deserves to be mentioned again.  You should not …
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Jenny Johnston
As a self-proclaimed "foodie", I thought I would designate a post as a culinary tour of our trip.  Jordan and I REALLY enjoyed the "comida tipica", or common dishes, in Costa …
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Jenny Johnston
Why Nicoya Peninsula? Like I mentioned in another post, one of Jordan's dreams has been to SURF in COSTA RICA.  So, when we were planning this trip, one goal was to make this dream come …
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Jenny Johnston
You know how there are just those people who are "automatic friends"?  Caro is one of those people in my life. What is unique about our friendship is that it started through our jobs …
Feeling the rush of the rapids during a whitewater rafting trip in Costa Rica
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Elizabeth Conway
Costa Rica's summer-rain means rivers are full & rafting is awesome! Summer's here and it's rainy season in Costa Rica. But while a few rainy afternoons might keep some travelers away, there are …
My son with the turtle
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Elizabeth Conway
A sea turtle meets a Samuel on Baja's Magdalena Bay Turtle monitoring begins! The camp buzzed with energy. The turtle monitoring was a much anticipated highlight of our Baja camping adventure …