Casa El Dorado
Travel Blogs from Escazu
... of all these gorgeous critters but most of them are too fast (or far away) for me. I trust Jim and Marcos will add any I have left out.
Orange bellied trogon
Copperheaded green hummingbird
Azure hooded jay
... disappointingly ended up being a kebab... I won't go into it, it's still a sore topic... But woke up bright and early so Rachel could get to her flight on time. Final goodbyes to San Jose and Costa Rica! And the airport provided me with the second best hot chocolate I've ever had, bah I'll miss that country. Have already decided ill be going back and doing central america more extensively. 2016 if anyone wants to join me? Pretty standard trip back to Australia - took over 3 ...
... but what we experienced left us hungry for more. The incredible Atacama desert where we undertook a variety of outdoor pursuits, from star gazing (we saw Saturn with all its rings!), to sand boarding, floating in salt water lakes and standing beside active geysers, the Atacama is a natural treasure! The salt flats tour again provided a feast for the eyes as we cruised past some exotic coloured lakes, Dali- esque rock formations, stopping for a photo with flamingos ...
... stuff. Passing the kitchen/dining area, we checked in with an park employee, who then guided us to a room. The place was a lot bigger than we thought! Each room has 4 bunk beds with a thin plastic cushion. We had our room all to ourselves, which was really nice. In between every 3 or so rooms were clean bathrooms and showers that spewed out frigid water. There were also free public phones and good WIFI. A pretty good deal for $10, I say.
... and jokes. I am glad I was able to have that time with him. I was very blessed that I was also able to make it home to be surrounded by family and friends during the hard time. We had a great celebration of his life and he still lives on through the family he has left behind. He will be greatly missed!
I promise to have a more exciting post in a couple weeks after traveling with Kevin. Thanks for following my blog and reading it!