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... glove for the other. When you are hooked in place, the dominant hand is on the cable to guide you so you stay straight and the gloved hand holds the straps keeping you tethered. If you need to break, you pull down with your dominant hand. This never happened to us. In fact, once three of our group- including Phil and me- did not maintain enough speed along the cable to reach the next platform and the guide had to slide out and grab us back. These cables are long and dip in the ...
... It was great, plus awesome, yet scary I'm told, waterslides. I don't do waterslide but Paul did 3/4 of them. It gets dark around 6pm so for most of the time we were looking up into the night sky. I always look for the big/small dipper but there were no stars! Due to the climate, seeing stars in the sky isn't a common occurrence I'm told. On the radio the first day, the announcer mention you would be seeing stars that night which seems like a funny thing to announce. ...
... top, high-five each other once again and are ready for the descent. Now the hills were too steep to do the easy run down as unfortunately my knee struggles at the best of times on flat concrete, and going down hills is a major no no for me. The pressure on the grafts is too uncomfortable and so it's an easy,slow stroll until we meet the levelling out. A few others are doing the trek up the hill and by this stage, the sun is sizzling and we have a bit of a laugh at a few strugglers ...
Long drive on windy roads to get to Monteverde but it is worth it. We are in the area of the cloud forests, which are high elevation rain forests. We were a bit nervous when we woke up to rain, but the zip line course does not get cancelled unless there is lightning. Fortunately, the sun came out and we had perfect weather. This ...
... our guide, Jorge was in a canoe.
The trip started in Muelle on the river called Peņas Blancas. We saw an impressive amount of wildlife on this trip! Highlights:
- Spectacle owl (orange chest)
- Jesus Christ lizard (so named because it runs ON the water - Brian spotted it on a tree trunk. It wasn't until we got close that we realized what it was)
- Howler monkeys
- Poison Dart Frog (tiny ...