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Costa Rica – no place for a HURL!

Most travellers rush through Costa Rica because the place is so damned expensive. We’d been hearing for some time that the country was an expensive place to visit and Harvey in Antigua warned us to expect everything to double once we crossed the border from Nicaragua. I have to admit that I thought there might […]

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Border Crossing Sixaola (Costa Rica) to Guabito (Panama)

We made this border crossing on 30th August 2016 arriving on the CR side at 11:50 (yes it was bloody hot) and leaving Guabito at 13:25 for a total time of 1 hour and 35 minutes. The report below details our experience at this border crossing. There were no “helpers” at either side of the border […]

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And another one! Border crossing from Nicaragua (San Pancho) to Costa Rica (Tablillas)

Well, they’ve been coming thick and fast recently and here’s the latest instalment of our escapades when crossing international borders. This time, Nicaragua to Costa Rica. NOTE: AT THE TIME OF CROSSING THIS BORDER WAS NOT OPEN 24/7 BUT FROM 08:00 – 16:00 SEVEN DAYS A WEEK. Our chosen border crosses a new bridge over Rio San Juan that was funded […]

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Actual route through Costa Rica