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Costa Rica Tips from The Experience – April 2019

Car specific:  1. Get a 4WD – we were really happy with our Daihatsu Terios (we named him Davos) 2. Keep in mind that you might be saddled with a manual/stick-shift/standard 3. Check your route hasn’t been recalculated if you’re taking a pit stop (see Montezuma drive) 4. Try to stick to larger roads –… Continue reading Costa Rica Tips from The Experience – April 2019

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Montezuma, Costa Rica – April 2019

Friday 26th – (Cont’d from Monteverde – we drove to Montezuma) We chose to drive overland to the Nicoya Peninsula rather than go South from Monteverde and then take the ferry across. We had heard, as everyone does that the roads in the Nicoya Peninsula are the worst in Costa Rica. So far we were very impressed… Continue reading Montezuma, Costa Rica – April 2019

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Monteverde, Costa Rica – April 2019

Tuesday 23rd – landed in San José, picked up rental car, went to Walmart, then drove 2.5 hours to Monteverde (Santa Elena) where our friend lives – arrived by 20:30. The roads were actually a lot better than I expected – there was only a 14 km stretch of unpaved roads which started about 20… Continue reading Monteverde, Costa Rica – April 2019

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Waterford-Tramore-Kilkenny – Ireland Feb 2019

For just over 24 hours in February I went to Waterford to visit my cousin & her husband. The last time I visited them they didn’t have a car, so this time we were able to go around a bit more. Though because we are anticipating my niece any day now*, we weren’t too active,… Continue reading Waterford-Tramore-Kilkenny – Ireland Feb 2019