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Tagged With: Costa Rica

When in Costa Rica, buy the 1820 coffee / Cuando estás en Costa Rica, compra el Café 1820

Instead of buying coffee at the airport before leaving Costa Rica, I highly recommend buying the 1820 coffee at a store. It’s cheaper and better tasting than the Britt Coffee sold at the airport according to some people.   En vez de comprar café en el aeropuerto antes de irse de Costa Rica, te recomiendo … Continue reading »

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Yellow-fin Tuna / El atún de aleta amarilla

After the dolphin show, I managed to catch what I’ve been aiming for a long time: tuna! Yellow-fin tuna! Like I wrote about baitfish attracting dolphins, also attracts big fish. And in this case, it was not just sailfish but tuna. Of course, it took some time in trying to hook one and yet alone, … Continue reading »

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Catching a sailfish in the midst of a dolphin show / Pescando un pez de vela entre del show de delfines

The day started slow like it did with my Dorado the previous day but somehow my boat captain spotted some birds in the far distance so the boat started going in that direction. And once we got closer and closer, there were a ton of dolphins in the water! They were all jumping and swimming … Continue reading »

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Catching a big Dorado in Jaco, Costa Rica / Pesqué un gran dorado en Jacó, Costa Rica

Costa Rica is one of the premier fishing locations in the world and even during the low season (summer months of May to August) can still produce some terrific catches. I went out in July to see what I could get and after trying all day, I managed to catch this terrific 30 pound Dorado, … Continue reading »

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How to cross the Nicaragua/Costa Rica border crossing at Las Tablillas

A relatively new land border crossing between Nicaragua and Costa Rica has just opened up and since I’ve now done the crossing, I’d like to write about my experience in order to help other travelers do the same. The crossing is only open from 8 am to 4 pm so it’s not a 24 hour … Continue reading »

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