Pura Vista Corcovado Ecocamp
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Travel Blogs from Drake Bay
... then on Tuesday I'll have to come back from the park, leaving my bags here, then go to the beach with my bags, get another bus to Quepos, and the a cab to a bus stop in front of a hospital.
It was to be a historical evening - the first in which I cooked whilst travelling. I made a pasta meal with salad and it was tasty.I played a German chap called Merlin at chess and it was 1-1 and had a beer with them.
... the cool creek water felt very refreshing through the boots.
The next day we went into Corcovado National Park. It is very difficult to access requiring either a very long hike to reach one of the Ranger stations, carrying everything you need with you, a very expensive private flight landing on a strip of grass, or a one hour boat trip from Drake with a wet landing both ends on the beach. Not surprisingly we opted for the boat! It was a pleasant ride and we ...
... 14 passengers each. Then it was a hair raising high speed race of an hour along the river and out into the Pacific to reach Drake in time for the captain to return before dark.
At least we did reach Drake. I had started to believe it would be too late in the day for the boats to leave and that it was some sophisticatedstrategy by the hotel to fill it's rooms for the night.
Drake (pronounced the Spanish way but named after the ...
... Our accomodation was only a $1 fare away and although basic it has a pool and is right next to the jungle. as soon as we walked down the small main street a brightly coloured Macaw flew overhead and a bright green lizard greeted us we got to the accomodation. this area is like jurassic park we both feel really excited about the jungle trek tomorrow.....apart from the ticks mozzies spiders sandflies and other miscellaneous poisonous bitey ...
... flight from Nature Air or Sansa or most commonly via boat. Drake Bay is on the edge of the Corcovado National Park. Many people come in here to do day trips by boat to the Sirena Ranger station in hopes of seeing a tapir. When Jan did the research it looked like these trips were a bit hit and miss in terms of actually going ahead hence why we are going into the park to Sirena from the other side and on foot.
Boat was our chosen mode of ...