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... main house.
And we wake up on the second day to howler monkeys....howling. Apparently they howled all night and Amanda didnt sleep. We pop out for a look at first light and discover they were so loud because they were in the tree right beside our house. We watch for the next hour and the photo comp entrants look for the perfect shot. Entered are, well, everyone except me......who has a 7 inch tablet as a camera, Amanda....whose iphone has finally died, and Paolo.....who ...
... in our semi-retirement but I feel super good about the foundation I've been fortunate to acquire!
But as summer turned to late fall, we were more than happy to get our butts back to Costa Rica! We had an amazing non stop direct flight on WestJet from Toronto to Liberia. Best flight ever! With 700 pounds of checked luggage (a better choice for us than shipping our household belongings), and our dog Bella, we arrived in Liberia at noon on October ...
... here (Heather was called back to base) it is quite a busy week! The two surveys are an integrated incidental walk with bird point counts (stopping and counting birds at designated places) where the objective is to see as much as possible, and a camera trapping project that i planned and initiated in the reserve, with the aim of finding elusive mammals and hopefully the chance of identifying ocelots.
The local town is much further down the mountain, and is based ...
... town' Drakes Bay's only town is Aguditas is a super market (half coop size) a few houses, one car and a few dogs. Suffice it to say our attempt to avoid hotel food by spending the evening in town and dining out foundered. We opted to pay a restaurant to cook us two main courses and took them home. 20 minute walk. Sat in lounge did blogs emails etc. Dinner in our cabin compliments of the local restaurant who packed it for us. Chicken, rice beans and a rice sir fry. Sleep by ...
... our day on the water, we returned to the lodge where My Man and I watched the scarlett macaws, sloths and monkeys. I was having some quiet time in our cabin when the white-faced monkeys came. I heard them on the roof, then on the ceiling, and then 3 of them poked holes into the plastic screen, lifted it up and peered in at me. They weren´t interested in me, it turned out. ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Pets allowed