Backpacking in Costa Rica: World of Snakes, Grecia and Rescate Wildlife Rescue Center (formerly Rescate Animal Zooave)

When I was backpacking in Costa Rica, I was based mostly in San Jose and Alajuela. It was my last country of call on that adventure overland from Mexico City down to Alajuela. I was able to get a good mix of urban and rural life in Costa Rica. While staying at the Hemingway Inn in Read more about Backpacking in Costa Rica: World of Snakes, Grecia and Rescate Wildlife Rescue Center (formerly Rescate Animal Zooave)[…]

Backpacking in Costa Rica: Top 5 Sights in Alajuela

When backpacking in Costa Rica, the city of Alajuela is most definitely not on most people’s tourist trail. However, my final flight out of Costa Rica to the USA was from San Jose international airport, which is actually closer to Alajuela than it is to San Jose. So after touring San Jose with author Michael Miller, Read more about Backpacking in Costa Rica: Top 5 Sights in Alajuela[…]

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My Home in the Mountains: Staying at Vista Linda Montana, Alajuela, Costa Rica

My central American adventure was coming to an end and I knew it. I had two final nights in Costa Rica and having already explored San Jose, the capital, I decided to enjoy my final two nights in Central America by staying out in the mountains. I targeted the town of Alajuela as it just Read more about My Home in the Mountains: Staying at Vista Linda Montana, Alajuela, Costa Rica[…]

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