This is going to be interesting. I went in to the Colorado DMV to renew my driver's license ahead of a trip to Costa Rica this weekend and now I'm doomed. I blocked out a hour figuring that's about how long a five minute process would take when government bureaucracy was involved and was … [Read more...]
Practical Information & Logistics
Once you know when and where you want to go and what you want to see and do it's time to get down to the nitty-gritty, make sure your budget can handle the trip, get your documents in order, find out if your phone will work (if you want it to), pack your bags, buy travel insurance and stash away the $29 bucks you may or may not need for the departure tax. This section includes all the logistical information we've accumulated over the decades.
Current guidebook reviews are available on this link All Books Alphabetical by Title A Adventures in Nature: Costa Rica by Ree Strange Sheck, Paperback, 320 pages, Publisher: Avalon Travel Publishing; 2nd edition (February 2001), ISBN: 1566912423 A guidebook to Costa Rica built from … [Read more...]
General Interest Wildlife Field Guide to the Wildlife of Costa Rica Color photos, species accounts, and distribution maps, for almost three hundred species of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, butterflies, moths, and other invertebrates are complimented by general introductions to … [Read more...]
Some good books while hanging out in a hammock on the beach Costa Rica: A Traveler's Literary Companion Superb collection of short stories (English). These stories will give a different feel to your travels in Costa Rica as you begin to understand the cultural basis for some of the things … [Read more...]
PHRASES The ATM ate my card!¡El cajero automático se comió mi tarjeta! When does it open?¿A qué hora abre? When does it close?¿A qué hora cierra? What is the exchange rate?¿Cómo es el tipo de cambio? What is the commission?¿Cuál es la comisión? How much do you charge?¿Cuánto cobra? How much … [Read more...]
SINAC Oficina Central San José, Avenida 15 Calle 1º, Barrio Tournón al costado Sur de la ULACIT Teléfono: 2522-6500 Fax: 2248-2451 email@example.com Área de Conservación Arenal Huétar Norte (ACAHN) Oficina Regional - 150 norte y 200 este del Hospital de San Carlos, Ciudad Quesada Teléfono: … [Read more...]