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Below you'll find inspirational, first hand accounts of other travelers' journeys to Costa Rica.

Most of these travel stories were submitted as part of a travel writing contest that VIVA Travel Guides held. The contest inspired thousands of seasoned and aspiring travel writers, and the 333 best travel stories were published in a printed book: VIVA List Latin America.

This classic compilation of Costa Rica travelogues should get you started exploring this country whether you want to relax on the beach or climb the highest mountain.

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Chirrip贸

As an inexperienced hiker, I didn鈥檛 think I would survive the two-day trek up Chirrip贸, Costa Rica鈥檚 highest peak. I puffed and panted behind my...

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Mal Pa铆s

The quest for simple paradise ends at a tiny fishing village on the edge of the world. Its name is Mal Pa铆s. Yes, if you translate the name of the...

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Tortuguero

Tortuguero

A true natural wilderness deep in the tropical jungles of Costa Rica, Tortuguero National Park is considered one of the most biologically diverse...

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Volc谩n Arenal

There are few places in the world where you can get up close to an active volcano. During the day, eruptions occur so frequently that there鈥檚 a...

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Osa Peninsula

Osa Peninsula

Hidden at the edge of lush tropical secondary rainforest, on a secluded stretch of sand on the Golfo Dulce, sits the Iguana Lodge. A beautifully...

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Rinc贸n de la Vieja

Rinc贸n de la Vieja

Rinc贸n de la Vieja National Park is like a platter of mixed hors d鈥檕euvres: a little bit of everything, all served in convenient, bite-sized...

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Oros铆

The views from the road into Oros铆 are as stunning as the town is charming. Buses and cars slowly wind along the edge of a lush valley anchored by a...

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Playa Zancudo

Step onto Playa Zancudo, look up or down the beach, and for kilometers in either direction, you will see 鈥 nothing. Just a serene expanse of sand,...

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Parque Nacional Corcovado

Her words didn鈥檛 offer much reassurance. 鈥淎void crossing too far up the river because you may encounter crocodiles, and don鈥檛 cross too close...

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Santa Teresa's Soda

After a day of getting your butt-kicked by Santa Teresa鈥檚 epic waves, you鈥檒l need to refuel. And there鈥檚 no better place than the Soda at...

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Los Altos and Chocolate

Los Altos and Chocolate

There is a secret place between heaven and earth, but like all secrets it is best when shared. On the Altos de Pinella in Guanacaste, Costa Rica,...

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R铆o Pacuare Rafting

R铆o Pacuare Rafting

鈥淧addle hard!鈥   鈥淗old on!鈥   鈥淭ake a break!鈥 Ah, the commands shouted by your friendly, experienced river guides while...

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Cocos Island Diving

Cocos Island Diving

Not everyone looks for the opportunity to be in close proximity with sharks. But if you are one of those rare souls, there are few places in the...

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Leatherback Turtles at Playa Grande

Deep in the inky depths of the world鈥檚 oceans, one hardy species has remained unchanged for nearly 120 million years: the great leatherback...

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Tabac贸n Spa

The first indication that life was about to slow down was on the drive from the airport, where we passed Costa Rican workers hand painting the...

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