El Descanso

Address: San Gerardo de Rivas, Chirripo National Park, Province of San Jose, Costa Rica | Hotel
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This hotel, located on San Gerardo de Rivas, Chirripo National Park, is near Jade Museum (Museo Nacional del Jade), Parque Nacional Braulio Carrillo, Templo de la Musica, and Guanacaste Expeditions.
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Travel Blogs from Chirripo National Park

Explore San Jose

A travel blog entry by tmarq4 on Mar 06, 2015

1 comment, 18 photos

... dating to the 1870's. The entrance to the museum goes through a butterfly garden ... very interesting! One of the exhibits was of several rocks found originally by banana farmers, then unearthed by archeologists. They were carved somehow into nearly perfect spheres by early Indians using only the tools of their time -- they don't know how they were able to get the perfect spherical shape. ...

Proving toucan enjoy Costa Rica at sloth pace

A travel blog entry by nikiandthomas on Jan 14, 2015

209 photos

... exposed to humans for too long to be released back into the wild.

Our favourite area was the hummingbird garden which apparently attracts 26 different species of hummingbirds from Costa Rica. The hummingbirds had absolutely no fear of humans demonstrated by them diving towards us when we first arrived. It was about 10am and we later learnt that this is around the time you can feed them by hand with their specially ...

The Spelling Bee

A travel blog entry by sallyjpatten on Sep 26, 2014

1 comment, 3 photos

... given paper and pens so that they can write down the word before thy spell it out loud. One at a time they are given their word and some time to think about it and write it, before spelling it out loud. One of the volunteers, Sara is the announcing reading the words to the kids. She has a heavy American accent and you can by some of the expressions on the kids faces, that they can't always understand the word she is saying, it is absolutely heartbreaker, because I know they ...

Love la Pura Vida

A travel blog entry by purcy on Feb 25, 2014

8 photos

... with quarantine as he didnīt have a yellow fever vaccination certificate. He wasnīt flying anywhere.

I decided to proceed as planned and figured crutches were no barrier. Apart from when it came to navigating 3 flights of stairs at midnight after a few cocktails. My new friend happened to be a policeman from Scotland and gallantly gave me a piggy back all the way down. Chivalry is not dead. The next morning, I left my back pack at the hostels, put my small day pack ...

Skittles at the Summit

A travel blog entry by lynsey.nault on Feb 02, 2014

2 comments, 17 photos

... some fellow hostel mates asking the hostel manager how to get there, it was decided. We were pumped, but gave ourselves an extra day to rest before going as we were exhausted from the adventure day and couldn't fathom shopping for food, organizing all of our stuff for a hike and another 4:00 am morning. So we spent our last day in Manuel Antonio exploring the National Park and preparing for the hike.

We were up at 4 for our 5:30 bus. We met a couple ...

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