Drake Bay Wilderness Resort
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
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- Free High-Speed Internet
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... countries I have visited on this trip so far. I had also been up a couple of view-points and ran into some of the Americans from my hostel. The first business of the day in Quepos would be lunch at a soda. A soda is a budget cafe, and they don't have them near the hostel in Manuel Antonio. I found one that was close to the bus station and ordered a filling steak lunch for a very reasonable $7 (for Costa Rican prices) including a fanta.
... entry stamp into Panama. Once off the bus in the very busy border area we realised there are no signs at all and there is even a department store with doors into both countries – very confusing.
Eventually we located the CR Exit Counter, only a couple of hundred feet back from the border but because of the cases we had to go and acquire the stamps one at a time to avoid carrying the bags. After that someone magically popped up (honestly, he had been sitting ...
... br> Once we arrived at our entry point, Breyner distributed sack lunches and started leading the group along the beach. He would randomly dart into the forest to find animals or set up his tripod with binoculars for us to see. For the first hour or so, we only saw a herring and a boa constrictor (found by a guest while Breyner was making a futile effort to locate something).
It definitely lifted our spirits when ...
... types of insects. It is common to see howler, spider, white faced, and squirrel monkeys. The Corcovado park is sanctuary to the largest population of scarlet macaws in the world. Other species of birds found here are the king vulture, white hawk, short-billed pigeon, orange-chinned parakeet and bronze-tailed sicklebill. In addition, the Park protects several endangered species including large cats and reptiles (read 4 of the most poisonous snakes in the world including the ...
... of the Pacific ocean where she could not touch the bottom, clung to her life jacket, and learned how to float, maneuver herself and even put on goggles to see the fish. What an inspiration!
Other highlights: Scrabble with Jen D! I, perhaps, had my best scrabble move of all time. Non-nerds, please indulge me: Placing an E at the top of QUIP, I created the word STANCES, which in and of itself is not ...