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COSTA RICA ROUTE - October 2000 and May 2001

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CASKE 2000 Itineraries:

Hyperlinks will take you to highlights of the day (These are our rough daily notes. To read our full adventure, contact us to be notified when our book gets published. Distances are in nautical miles. One nautical mile is 1.853 kms or 1.151 statute miles.

Place of Interest Latitude
North
Longitude
West
Distance
in Nautical Miles
Date (Arriving)
Brazilito (North Costa Rica)        
Pta Sabana 10.247 85.495 2  
Cabo Velas 10.197 85.525 5.8  
Tamarindo 10.172 85.505 3.2 10/01/00 *11
Ostional 9.599 85.422 19 10/02/00 *19
 
Pta Guiones 9.542 85.402 6  
B. Garza 9.542 85.39 1.5 10/30/00 *7.5
Pta Indio 9.517 85.306 8.7  
Playa Carillo 9.517 85.278 3 10/31/00 *11.7
Playa Coyote 9.462 85.162 12 11/01/00 *13
Pta Coyote 9.455 85.162 0.5  
Cabo Blanco (playa Balsistas) 9.34 85.07 15 11/02/00 *15.5
Punta Cabo Blanco 9.333 85.063 1  
Cabuya 9.359 85.05 3  
Montezuma 9.395 85.038 4 11/03/00 *8
Pta Conejo 9.39 84.408 23 (~ 20)  
Bahia Herradura 9.39 84.399 0.9 11/04/00 *24
         
Total     109  

Costa Rica Last Stage

Place of Interest Latitude
North
Longitude
West
Distance
in Nautical Miles
Date (Arriving)
Bahia Herradura 9.39 84.399 0.9 11/08/00
Isla Herradura 9.375 84.402 1.5  
Boca Rio Tusubre 9.32 84.333 8.8 11/09/00 *10.3
Palo Seco 9.297 84.202 14 11/10/00 *14
Playas Manual Antonio 1 day 9.225 84.09 13 11/11/00 *13
Hatillo 9.167 83.542 16 11/13/00 * 16
Pta Uvita 9.085 83.46 12  
Playa Uvita (Hda Bahia) 1 day 9.092 83.45 1.2 11/14/00 *13.2
Chacara 9.04 83.39 7.9 11/16/00 * 7.9
Pta Violin 8.477 83.39 16  
Bahia Playa Ganado 8.447 83.37 4 11/17/00 *20
Isla del Cano 8.422 83.52 15 11/18/00 *15
Pta Llorona 8.31 83.44 11 11/19/00 *11
Accident (beach camp) 8.35 83.39 11.5  11/20/00
Sirena River (Lodge) 8.289 83.359 7.5  11/21/00
Pta Salsipuedes 8.262 83.338 6.5  
Carate  8.26  83.275 13 11/22/00 *25
         
Total     153  
 

Total distance for the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica:   262 nautical miles

These distances are GPS data, they do not take in consideration the drifting, ferry angles and times we paddled slightly off course.


The non-kayaking days are used to rest, share experiences with local people, write articles and prepare the next updates of our website.

1 km = 0.62 statute miles   /   1 statute mile = 1.61 kilometers

1 Nautical Mile = 1.85 km   /    1km = 0.54 Nautical Miles

1 Nautical Mile = 1.15 miles (statute)   /    1 mile (statute) = 0.87 N. Miles

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