The Riverside Inn Boquete
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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Travel Blogs from Boquete
... Ocean and Costa Rica! Awaiting us at the ramgers station was a hot cup of coffee which was much appreciated! Now for the hike back down...... A twenty two kilometre round trip which pretty much killed me but it was completely worth it!! Now it was time for a well deserved sleep followed by a few alcoholic beverages to celebrate our accomplishment!! Boquete you were amazing such an incredible few days made even better by the people I spent it ...
... for that or just pay more to avoid arguing. It must happen a lot or he wouldn't try it! The walk to the beach was interesting and cool with a stiff breeze from the rolling waves. We even spotted some outstandingly beautiful birds on the way. It's called Red Frog Beach because the area used to be crawling with little red poison dart frogs. That is, until the local kids figured out that dumb tourists would pay them for pictures with the frogs and they were hunted ...
... not full enough, they cut the trip short and turn around. So I was left with my bags at a spot where another bus would come and collect me, thankfully with one another guy who explained all this to me. He was busy chatting on his phone for the first ten minutes, and only then did he realise that I needed some info and reassuring.
2 - The stroke victim
I got to my hostel, after the taxi driver tried to con me out of a dollar. It doesn't ...
... and the bush they grow on and explained how the indigenous people (12) make an hallucinogenic drink from them. Apparently it doesn't result in good trips, and is only used for specific rituals. We also leaned about the castor plant, from which comes castor oil and ricin, a rather nasty poison. Other crops we saw included mustard plants, coffee, berries, bananas, and roses. We even saw a small snake on the road that appeared to have been ...
... we decided to make our way there and hope that it was open. At first the sanctuary seemed more like a small personal zoo - a couple of cages with some monkeys, snakes and birds, a few goats and a horse.... oh dear. However, once the owners came out and started feeding the animals they completely bought the place to life with the stories behind where the animals had come from, how they fund it completely on their own, and their genuine passion behind it. The animals really did get ...