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San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua

San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua About an hour-ish after getting through the CR-Nicaragua border, Tim gave me the signal that it was time to get off the Tica Bus.  We were at a bump in the road town that consisted of a couple local restaurants and a hand full of taxis.  We recovered our belongings… Continue Reading

Tica Bus Trip to Nicaragua & Costa Rica

Tica Bus Trip to Nicaragua & Costa Rica

What is the Tica Bus? Tica is used to refer to Costa Rica or it’s people, Tico for the fella’s.  There are a couple of different bus options when traveling from Costa Rica to other countries.  The Tica Bus came highly recommended.  The cost was $26 (USD) each way and went from San Jose, Costa… Continue Reading

Troubled Jaco Bus Ride

After having such a relaxing beer and croc filled ride to Jaco, I decided to rough it back to San Jose, Costa Rica.  I was told that taking the local bus would cost less than five bucks and that it was a decent ride.  Sure enough, I went to the ticket counter on the north… 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

Arrival in Santo Domingo, DR

My arrival in Santo Domingo was a pleasant one.  Santo Doming is the capitol of the Dominican Republic and is located on the countries southern coast.  My first stop after getting off the plane was the currency exchange where I exchanged a couple hundred dollars for the Dominican Peso at around the 40:1 exchange rate.… Continue Reading