El Remanso Lodge
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Into the Wild
While in the Osa Peninsula, one simply must do a guided tour in Corcovado National Park, the last great original tract of tropical rainforest in Pacific Central America. After about an hour boat ride we get to the entrance. Armed with long pants, a long sleeve shirt and an unlimited supply of bug spray, we head into the wild.
Javier is what I would call the ultimate boy scout; a ...
... water river through the corcovado national park. just before you reach the river, there is a house/hut/tent that supplied us with water shoes and a kayak. we took the kayaks up the river and floated on our life vests back down to the ocean. all and all about 5 hours of awesomeness. turns out the guy who lives in the house/hut/tent has dedicated his life to saving the turtles that nest on the beaches. he collects the eggs and patrols the beaches at night ...
... it was suddenly quite a noisy place to be sleeping!
A bit sleepy the next day, we had a lazier morning. I made a few rounds of lemonade with lemons picked fresh from the tree in the garden and when we finally managed to get out we took a walk up to the lookout at the top of Ron and Val’s land. We didn’t see masses on the trail that day, but just towards the end a pair of Baird’s Trogans swooped in and sat on a branch just above the path we ...
Today we arrived in Puerto Jimenez after 10 hours in a small minibus. It was sad to say goodbye to our host family of Hilbert and Maria in our project in Ostional who cooked us up gallo pinto as a farewell, a hearty traditional Costa Rican breakfast dish of rice, beans and scrambled eggs. We are spending tonight and tomorrow night in a hostel here before our 5 day rainforest trek in the Osa Peninsula. While driving past ...
... but i tell him even the pursuit was exciting enough for us, it got the adrenaline going. The pristine jungle is alive, everywhere you look something is moving. Giant Leaf cutter ants move along cleared pathways with their cargo of leaves. We stand next to an innocuous looking shrub and he points to the small ants walking about it and tells us to stay away, there are sharp barbs on the plant and the ants, although small, will sting really badly. We eventually arrived at ...