Corcovado Adventures Tent Camp
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
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For the walk, I recommend wearing good shoes, take a raincoat, water, snacks/lunch, hat, sunscreen, camera, a smile and a sense of adventure! We returned just under the 12 hour mark, but we did have a decent lunch stop of an hour and some breaks during the walk. It is a beautiful trail, changing from forest to beach landscapes frequently which make the hike interesting and fun. Enjoy!
... and chicken, salad and patacones – very tasty!
Towards the end of our stay we started to worry a little about crossing into Panama, partly because Jim has to carry both bags at present (as I have had a shoulder problem which seems to be improving slowly but that I don't want to aggravate again), but more seriously because we had heard stories of how difficult the crossing is and how obstructive the officials can be on the Panamanian side. A number of scams ...
... and whole snapper with fries and salad at our favorite local restaurant. During dinner we started hearing karaoke-like singing next door, in what we thought was a deserted cement block building. It seemed like they were putting together an event... the sound continued on and off until we were back on our balcony. By then the singing had escalated to shouting/yodeling...! Turns out, it was a church service.
... but made good times on super roads (ie tarmac and no house sized potholes). Arrived in Sierpe in 2 hours! Nice restaurant called Las Vegas (totally inappropriately named, although menu was a gamble) Met David at the tourist info office in the restaurant who informed us there was a boat going at 1530hrs huge bonus we can get to Drakes Bay today rather than find a place at Sierpe. Found the boatman sorted out fare and ...
... the sand bar. It is lovely and calm for swimming and the water warm. The far end of the sand bar remains above water and they call it Whale Island as from the air it looks like a whale's tail. We made sure to ask someone when low tide was, as it would be easy to get cut off. In the area behind the beach we found a coconut which was fresh, so Wally opened it with our trusty Swiss Army knife and we drank the water from ...