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... a mini Tarzan swing before climbing up the inside of a tree. Saw plenty of birds, of which our guide knew every detail and even proceeded to talk to them - bless him! We then got taken up to the second part of the day which was the zip wiring through the canopy - we got into our gear and it was clear that the group was excessively large as there was a lot of waiting! I've done zip wiring in NZ before but this was different as you have to brake yourself with ...
... in gave it a wonderful
flavor. We also had a juice which at first I thought was ginger lemonade, a
common juice to be served here, but turns out it was actually a cooled tea of lemon
After the meal we were taken on a tour of the jungle behind
the Maleku home. The man explained that the Maleku had lost all their land and
this plot was given back to his family…after it had been completely degraded ...
... again started thinking what the hell were we doing. At the same time though, my competitive side said let's kick the **** out of this thing and eventually after roughly 1 1/2 min of struggle, I found another grip and turned myself back around. God, was I relieved to be out of that situation, for me it wasn't over though. I near the bottom of the falls thinking all is rosy but notice that the rocks on either sides are too far apart for my legs to reach meaning ...
... 2 hours of hiking there was a decline to the green lagoon. It was a bit slippery so we had to be careful where to put our foot. Its an old volcano and the crater is filled with water to form a large lagoon.
On our way back down the volcano I found a tarzan like vine to have fun with so we all took our turns having fun on it.
The hike in total with some rest stops along the way and once we arrived at the lagoon in total about 5 hours at ...
To day we went Waterfall Repelling with Desafio. We never had to travel far from the town of La Fortuna to reach the waterfalls. We started off with a short hike to the first of four waterfalls. One of the smallest of the bunch to break us in. It was a little nerve wrecking first but we quickly got the hang of it and built great trust in our guides. The next waterfall was much higher at around 150 ft! We repelled down a little ways and then let go for a "free ...
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