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COSTA RICA / PANAMA

Adventures Afloat: Navigating Costa Rica: Arenal Volcano and the Pacific Coast

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Program #19524RJ
11 Days | 10 Nights
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Mary Bishop Nov 26, 2013 at 02:01 AM

We'll be leaving from Miami on Road Scholar arranged flight
Carol Goldman Nov 26, 2013 at 08:36 AM

Looking forward to meeting you.I'll be at our hotel on Thursday 1/16what about you?


Carol Goldman Sep 04, 2013 at 10:50 AM

I'd like to meet anyone on line prior to starting the trip..
Mary Bishop Nov 26, 2013 at 02:01 AM



Anne Benaquist Dec 04, 2012 at 01:30 PM

I just signed up for the trip. Anyone else leaving from Boston Jan. 1?
Anne Benaquist Dec 09, 2012 at 09:45 PM

I mean Feb. 1.


howard krasnow Nov 16, 2012 at 04:37 PM

Does anyone know if we need any vaccinations for this trip?


Glenn Keldsen Aug 24, 2012 at 09:29 PM

Just noticed the disclaimer that the December 2012 program is different in that it starts in Panama (and never actually gets to the Arenal volcano). So why not give the December 2012 program a different name, one that reflects its actual itinerary? Carping aside, my wife and I did enjoy our Jan-Feb 2012 "Exploring Natural Wonders: The Real Costa Rica" Road Scholar trip.


Glenn Keldsen Aug 24, 2012 at 05:51 PM

How can a program be subtitled "Arenal Volcano and the Pacific Coast" when there is NO mention of Arenal in the itinerary!!! We've been on "The Natural Wonders of Costa Rica" program, and there we did visit the base of the volcano. Putting "Arenal" in this program's title strikes me as both misleading and unworthy of Road Scholar. Glenn Keldsen
Glenn Keldsen Aug 24, 2012 at 08:22 PM

I see that since my original post Road Scholar has corrected the entry for this program and removed the part about Panama and corrected the Costa Rica material..


Susan Schmitz Jul 07, 2010 at 03:40 PM

We just booked this trip for 2/18. Costa Rica has been on my "Bucket List" for a long time, so I'm absolutely thrilled! Anyone else out there planning to go?
David Owens Jul 02, 2011 at 04:58 PM

Susan, I'm on the verge of booking this trip for Jan 2012. How did your experience with Star Flyer turn out? Were there many Road Scholars on the ship?


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