Travel Blogs from La Fortuna
An early morning stroll around the
reserve centre added Yellow-naped Parrot, Rufous and White Wren, Bronzy Hermit
and Ferruginous Pygmy Owl to our list and after breakfast we set off for El
Arenal. This is a long but pleasant drive, although the road along the north
side of Lago de Arenal is in poor condition.
On the …
2 nights at the Volcano Arenal Lodge!!
... moment and greet the day in song together... We are assured few late nights here! So another day at CASEM. Every morning a new group of women and some of their children join us to work. These kids go to one of the schools that is on break right now. Inevitably, the kids speak better English than we do, and the mothers speak none. By working with each, I do believe my Spanish is getting better! Today was another day of painting. one of the highlights ...
Our first introduction to Costa Rica was one we will not likely soon forget. After departing Panama through their back office we were informed to enter Costa Rica we would need to lug all of our stuff across this bridge and then go through immigration on the other side. We didn't have a problem with this only that the bridge itself was literally falling apart. There were gaps in the floor boards an entire cow could have ...
... buy food. I haven't eaten any meat so far so that part of my "dream" has so far come true. :)
When Joanne was checking out with our groceries, one of the workers gave us a discount on the food. We thought that was nice. The workers at the grocery store were also nice and answered any questions we had about the food in a very helpful manner.
Once we finished shopping, we hopped in the SUV and headed back to our ...