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Jan 27, 2017 - Caldera, Costa Rica (Port and small town)

0201 Caldera, Costa Rica (Port and small town) We rose early and after breakfast said farewell to the El Mangroove Resort. Our driver, Rafael, loaded the luggage into the Toyota SUV and we began the 4 hour drive to the port of Caldera. We rode along the Pan American Highway which was much like an expressway for some of the trip, but then turned into a two lane twisty road. The trip was more like a bit over three hours and we arrived early to the pier where a lot of commercial shipping was in evidence. Azamara had opened already and we did...

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Nov 30, 2007 - Caldera, Costa Rica

Having taken the long bus ride already, we opted to rent a van for the 4 of us and 2 nice Britains that we had met. It was again a long, long ride to the port of Caldera on hilly narrow roads but our van driver suggested a couple of stops that broke up the long ride. We passed lots of Costa Rican homes with their trademark grills. Kenny, the tourguide, had told us that it is a popular Central American style but that it is also necessary for crime protection. He pointed out that Costa Rica lies between the world's largest drug producing...

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