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Hiking Valle de Cocora

Hiking Valle de Cocora

We read a lot of different blogs about how to hike Valle de Cocora before we arrived... that you MUST go early to avoid rain, that although it's difficult, it's worth it to take the full 5 hour circuit, that you should probably wear rain boots because of the mud (we didn't wear them and had no problems), and that if you'd prefer a shorter route, it's possible to skip right to the grande finale.

5 Weeks in Costa Rica

5 Weeks in Costa Rica

Whether you’re into surfing, zip lining, riverboat tours, hiking, white water rafting, rappelling down waterfalls, riding city bikes in vibrant Caribbean towns or witnessing sea turtle conservation efforts, Costa Rica’s tourist economy is fully equipped to deliver an incredible experience.

Tubing Down Rio Claro in Pavones (VIDEO)

Tubing Down Rio Claro in Pavones (VIDEO)

Starting out, we’re all giggling as we speed through the canyon. This is the COOLEST thing we’ve ever done... but then the sky starts to change color. “So… um, guys… how much longer is this river supposed to be?” We are dangerously close to sunset and looking back, our friends have turned into nothing more than silhouettes...