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Adventure

I made this journey back in 2006, and it took me thirteen days in an old Subaru. It wasn’t easy, but it the road was paved nearly the entire way, food and lodging were easy to find, and I never ran out of gas. Those poor folks made the drive

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Adventure

Quietly strolling down a paved trail is all fine and dandy, but if you want to dive head-first into Costa Rica’s untamed countryside, you’ll have to move off the beaten path. Desafio Adventure Company, based in La Fortuna, runs what it bills as “Costa Rica’s most extreme tour.” Does it

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Trips

The other day I got the chance to go whitewater rafting with Costa Sol Rafting, which offers rafting tours on two different rivers in Costa Rica. I had heard that Pacuare River, which we would raft that day, is one of the best rivers for rafting in Costa Rica, so

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Trips

Editor’s note: Anka Matthies, CR Traveler‘s jack-of-all-trades intern, offers this report: This past Monday, I went on an all-day adventure trip. After meeting the tour operator Authentic Adventure Eco Tours in San Josí and waiting for quite some time, we eventually boarded the tricked-out Land Rovers and headed out of

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Trips

The popular Caribbean destination of Tortuguero (whose names comes from tortuga, or turtle), is in the middle of a successful nesting season fo the green turtle. This large sea creature is in danger of extinction. However, the number of nesting sites is up this year, giving researchers hope that the

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