Category Archives: Costa Rica

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Panama! –Ciudad Neily to David (72k/13,091k)

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(March 27 – written by Dave) I realize that the following comment with either date me as very old, label me as a 1980s hippy rock punk or put me in the “what’s he talking about” bucket.  But what the … Continue reading

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Home sweet home – Palmar Norte to Ciudad Niely (81k/13,018k)

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(March 26 – written by Dave) Nothing special happened today.  Our ride was nice but not overly scenic.  We rode along the strip of land between the Costa Rican mountains and sea.  The central part of Costa Rica is pretty … Continue reading

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Mangrove tour – Palmar Norte

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(March 25 – written by Dave) Today we went on a boat tour with Kokopelli Mangrove Tours.  We were up early and caught the 6:30AM bus from Palmar Norte to Sierpe (I know, that’s way too early for a rest … Continue reading

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Earthquake – Dominical to Palmar Norte (64k/12,938k)

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(March 24 – written by Dave) Before I forget again, we had another earthquake overnight.  Actually, not last night, but the night before.  It woke me up enough to get me to check my watch and note the time.  Nancy … Continue reading

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Riding the coast – Jaco to Dominical (109k/12,874k)

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(March 23 – written by Dave) We had a great day riding today.  The first 20k or so we hugged the coast, had some nice views and almost felt like we were in Oregon.  Then we had about 89k of … Continue reading

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To the sea – Puntarenas to Jaco (74k/12,764k)

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(March 22 – written by Nancy) Good news – no flat tires this morning and throughout the day – woohoo! Friends who stayed in our hotel about a year ago had to lift their bikes over cars to make their … Continue reading

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Down the peninsula – Nicoya to Puentarenas (74k/12,690k)

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(March 21 – written by Nancy) Sometimes (ok, most of the time) when the alarm goes off at 5am I think ‘It can’t be time to get up already!  This is crazy, getting up so early every day when this … Continue reading

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Flat start – Liberia to Nicoya (82k/12,616k)

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(March 20 – written by Dave) Today’s start was not as fun as yesterday’s start.  The monkey surprise of yesterday was replaced today with a flat tire on my bike.  I’ve had a slow leak for about a week and … Continue reading

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Howling start – Sonzapote to Liberia (69k/12,534k)

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(March 19 – written by Dave) We had strong cross/tail winds today but that has nothing to do with the title of today’s blog.  The “howling” title was all about the monkeys.  One of the resident mobs of howler monkeys … Continue reading

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Costa Rica Rainforest

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(March 18 – written by Dave) We’ve had a restful yet exciting day here at Cabanas Canas Castilla Eco Lodge in the Costa Rica rainforest. First a quick update on the German camper crew that we met yesterday afternoon.  There … Continue reading