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San Jose, Costa Rica continued

San Jose, Costa Rica continued

San Jose was not the perfect place for me but it was pretty cool and I enjoyed it.  The city itself was much larger than I got the chance to experience despite making three trips.  I spent two nights there before heading to Jaco, then another couple of days after Jaco but before Nicarauga.  After… Continue Reading

San Jose. A Great Start to Wonderful Costa Rica!

San Jose. A Great Start to Wonderful Costa Rica!

Leaving Puerto Rico, I was thrilled to be on my way to Costa Rica, although my trip to San Jose was not necessarily off to a smooth start.  I had already had problems with a hotel I had booked and was flying in without a place to stay.  I had reservations at a condo in… Continue Reading

San Juan, Puerto Rico

I left Mayaguez the morning before I was scheduled to fly out of San Juan and was excited to see some place that was more alive.  The clerk at the Colonial Inn scheduled a van to pick me up at around 11:00.  The van was almost on time and I jumped in with a few… Continue Reading

It’s Alive!  Mayaguez, Puerto Rico Continued

It’s Alive! Mayaguez, Puerto Rico Continued

Just after dark I started making my way around Mayaguez again.  I had been given the general directions towards the nightlife and I was on my way.  The town didn’t look much different in the dark as I passed the still closed store located on the square.  As I got to the area with all… Continue Reading

Forgotten in time:Mayaguez, Puerto Rico

Forgotten in time:Mayaguez, Puerto Rico

When I got off the cruise (review to come) in Mayaguez I was quite excited, mainly because I was going to see a place that wasn’t a popular tourist spot. Mayaguez is a port (town/city?) on the western coast of Puerto Rico and it immediately reminded me of childhood summers spent in the Carolinas with… Continue Reading