Puerto Viejo

Back on the Caribbean side

Last Saturday we missed our bus to Cahuita so we ended up staying the night in San Jose at the Hotel Don Carlos. It is a really charming small hotel with lots of nice artwork throughout. Two paintings I really liked are above. I like the way the moon and night sky are used in the paintings and the deep reds used!  On Sunday morning we went walking around downtown San Jose and went to a park (see photo) where…

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Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica

We’ve been exploring and getting to know this small town of Puerto Viejo. At first when we got here we weren’t too sure about it. It is smaller than I thought it would be. There is one main street that most of the restaurants and shops are on. There are side streets too of course and the Hotel Guarana where we are staying is on one of them. The more we explore, and go to the restaurants and talk to…

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Travel to Puerto Viejo by Airplane and Bus

Before going to Coast Rica, we stopped in Texas and drove up to Austin for 2 days to enjoy the music scene. It was Greg’s birthday so we were in for some celebrating! We had to get up at 4 a.m. to get to the airport to fly to San Jose, Costa Rica. So we had a long travel day! After we landed in C.R. we took a 4 hour bus ride to Puerto Viejo. I could hardly keep my…

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