Pura Vista Corcovado Ecocamp
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Travel Blogs from Drake Bay
... domestic terminal we were greeted by the one an only employee there and were immediately inundated with bird life including Green Parrotts and numerous birds we had never seen before.
The next fews days were interesting from a budget perspective as we didn't realise that there are no ATMs in Drake Bay and places that take cards charge an 8% fee so the money we had on us had to last us 5 days. There are only 2 tiny supermarkets there that take advantage ...
... of monkeys - spider, white face, squirrel and howler. Saw some turkey vultures and a toucan. Also saw 2 tapirs. Guide walked really fast and when we did see stuff he wouldn't let us hang around that long! Annoying! After a few hours at sirena we took boat to second ranger station and had lunch. Our lunch was very basic compared to group behind us but it did the trick. We then walked to the waterfall but it was not that I was expecting, for some reason I ...
... adventure, but to Jaime's dismay (cough, actual delight, cough) the water was too dark from all of the rain we had yesterday to be able to see anything, so she didn't have to plunge into "the black waters where Nessy obviously lives during the cold season. (according to Jaime)" Apparently the whales have been giving birth this past week and are here just long enough to teach the babies how to swim. And yes, we DID see a baby and mama ...
... We had dinner in the Amphora with Donna and Burt and shopped a bit in the ship’s gift shop. Yeah, I bought a WindStar hat. Hadda buy something, and Barry bought me a beautiful necklace. I was still hoping to find some Valentine cards but it was not to be. I'm sorry Barry but I do love you! The ship was rocking a bit that night. A perfect day (except for no whales), a perfect evening. I loved it.
... rumbling noise started which reached a crescendo in a couple of seconds. It sounded and felt as if a train were roaring through the house as the whole verandah shook, groaned and creaked. It was an earthquake, which, although dramatic, ended by the time we had realised what was happening and considered running to stand under a doorway. There was a less dramatic after-shock an hour later. Costa Rica averages a quake each week somewhere in the country.