San José, Costa Rica

By: Macie F.

A look inside San José

San José (Costa Rica) Vacation Travel Video Guide

Él mapa

Costa Rica está al sur de Nicaragua. Costa Rica tiene una frontera con el país de Panama. También, el Océano Pacífico está al oeste y el Mar Caribe está al este.
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La bandera

The blue represents the Costa Rican Sky that works like a protector. The white represents the peace. The red represents the heroism and energy for the Costa Ricans when it comes to defend their principles (like democracy). The emblem represents the different places and things in Costa Rica.

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La población de Costa Rica es

La población de San José, Costa Rica es 333,981 mil en año 2015.
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La moneda es el colon

The exchange rate for colones are 0.00187 as of May 15, 2016. 1.00 USD = 530.810 CRC

Persona famosa

Debi Nova:

Birth: August 6, 1980.

-Deborah Nowalski Kader, better known by her stage name Debi Nova, is a Costa Rican singer-songwriter who resides in Los Angeles, California. She has been involved in six projects nominated for a Grammy award, a dance song, "One Rhythm", which reached #1 on the Billboard Dance charts, and has collaborated with many famous artists.

-Interesting fact: Started as a backing vocalist for Ghandi.

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El tiempo

Hoy, está nublado. El máxima tempertura es setenta. El mínima tempertura es cincuenta y cuatro. Mañana será aclarando. As of May 5, 2016.

La maleta

Traeré un vestido, unas camisetas, unos anteojos de sol, un traje de baño, unos pantelones cortos, unas pijamas, unos zapatos, unos calcetínes, una ropa interior, y unas joyas.

Los boletos de avión

La fecha de mi viaje es el julio de diez. El precio de uno boleto es 560 dólares. En colones es 300,190.80.


El nombre de el hotel es Costa Rica Marriott hotel San José. El dirección es 700 meters West from Bridgestone/Firestone, San Antonio De Belen 502-4005, Costa Rica. El duración de la visita es uno semana. El costo en colones por un día es 201,521.56. La iva es 183,386.02 colones. El total de el hotel es 1,594,047.68 colones. En U.S. dólares es 2,975.29

La transportación

Por transportación usaré el autobús o un taxi. El precio de un boleto por el autobús es 21442.20 colones. El precio montar en un taxi es 1072.11 colones cada milla.


Arenal Volcano

The arenal volcano-

Arenal Volcano, in Spanish Volcán Arenal, is an active andesitic stratovolcano in north-western Costa Rica around 90 km northwest of San José, in the province of Alajuela, canton of San Carlos, and district of La Fortuna. The Arenal volcano measures at least 1,633 metres high.

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Pre-Colombian Gold Museum

It is located in a subterranean building underneath the Plaza de la cultura and is managed by the Banco Central de Costa Rica. The museum has a substantial collection of over 1600 artifacts of Pre-Columbian gold dating back to AD 500.The collection includes Costa Rica's first coin, the Media Escudo which was minted in 1825, animal figurines, amulets, earrings, etc.

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Costa Rican Center of Science and Culture

Located in a fortress-like building that once served as the central penitentiary between 1910 and 1979, the center was inaugurated in 1994. It contains a number of important institutions including the National Auditorium, the Museo de los Niños, the National Gallery and a number of others.

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Actividades divertidas

Whitewater Rafting:

Set out for a whitewater adventure as you ride the river’s surges, swells, and swirling waters through Costa Rica’s stunning natural scenery. Put in on either the churning Pacuare or the calmer Chirripo, and enjoy lunch as you float through the tropical landscape.

El costo es 45,564.68 colones.

Zip line and canopy tour in Braulio Carrillo National Park:

A high-flying, exhilarating canopy tour is one of the best ways to experience the thrills and beauty of Costa Rica. Located along the Caribbean coast within a 1,200-acre (475-hectare) private reserve, this tour allows you to experience the area's natural wonders up close.

El costo es 47,708.90 colones.

La comida

Gallo Pinto- Gallo Pinto is fried rice and black beans and is a healthy and wholesome option, especially for those travellers who need to keep their energy up!

Casado- At lunch time it is the most traditional food which adds tomato salad, plantain, cabbage and meat to the staple ingredients of rice and beans.

El restaurante

Restaurante Ram Luna-


La entrada-

Al Restaurante Ram Luna pediré espaguetti con camarones- Espaguetti con camarones pinky en salsa de tomato. (Spaghetti with prawns.) El costo es 8,700 colones.


Al Restaurante Ram Lune pediré fruit punch. El costo es 2,000 colones.

El total es 10,700 colones. En dólares es 19.96.


Wooden Oxcarts- These carts come in all sizes, are made in Sarchi, the wooden crafts capital of the city. The oxcarts seem to symbolize the small Costa Rican farmer. They come in many designs and are never the same.

Boruca Masks- The Boruca masks were indegenious and were important in the days of Spanish colonization. Today's masks are brightly and sometimes whimsically painted, usually featuring native animals or plants.

Chorotega Pottery- In the village of Guaitil, approximately 100 families are employed in pottery cooperatives. This pottery is made up of pots, plates, vases, bowls, and sculptures in the forms of animals.


Fechas de mi viaje: el 10 de julio hasta el 17 de julio.
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