Hotel Casa Roland Golfito
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... of Costa Rica’s flag and now he won’t take it back and is giving me it as a present to remember Costa Rica and its historic victory.
Finally, to explain the title of this blog, something else I have LOVED about this tiny town... (I know... yet another thing I claim to be obsessed with....) is the way people greet eachother. EVERYONE young and old, female and male, on the phone or in person first ask eachother how they are doing and ...
... and fared much better. Very hot and humid but managed reasonably well although the trail was very steep on parts.Went for a walk after lunch and had the day's David Attenborough moment when we saw two Toucans - they mate for life and hence are usually seen in pairs, but these two were conducting a very elaborate courtship display. We watched for them for ages, it was beautiful. Apart from the regulation downpour after lunch when we were resting anyway, it remained remarkably ...
... are actually related to the horse. Tapirs don’t seem to smell much which is more than you can say for the anteaters (sickly sweet), the monkeys (rotting fruit), the collared peccaries (sweaty sweet) and the white-lipped peccaries (sweaty astringent vomit – truly foul)
The walk back was less eventful wildlife-wise but as we smelt worse than the white lipped peccaries that was hardly surprising. We did manage to tick off a new poison dart frog and get a ...
We took two of the unusual single person sit on top kayaks that we have used before, different from any that we have seen elsewhere with there very nice molded back.They seem to zip along and are quite maneuverable.
We decided to go to the left around the point where Cabinas Jimenez is situated into the
manglar as we have done on our previous trips.
As we got up into the manglar, we were disappointed that ...
... going, which you can check out by looking up Dolphin Quest.
For anyone wanting to go to Costa Rica, Silas and I would love to give you our opinions of the many places we have seen and gone to, or seen and decided it was not our thing for one reason or another. Many amazing places and a few pretty dumpy places we have seen along our way.
Most precious, perhaps, was seeing the 100 children of La Escuela Verde, tempting us to return for ...
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