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 ...
Hello once again! As I have been repeatedly reminded by my lovely boyfriend, we have not updated in a while, but did in fact survive the Corcovado National Park (jungle). So, here it goes: We had to wake up at 4 that day to catch a bus into Puerto Jimenez from Escondido and then climb into the back of a roofed truck with bench seats drilled into the bed of it. It was the bumpiest ride ever. All of the other passengers watched in suspense as we tried to drink ...
... to meet anyone. The hostel was pretty ridiculous laid out like a music festival with back to back tents and hammocks hosting up to 500 people. Back to people watching again, as some guy had a head that looked like a mallet, some girl fell over rather hilariously, and I got drunk on my tod!
One night there, and it was time to move again though – to be honest I hated moving that fast, but it was the only way of making Costa Rica possible, given my budget and the ...
... computer or $10,000 worth of goods in the bags (which we didn't have). So then we got back in line. I presented my flight ticked for December and my bank statement. The man that had the power to stamp my passport then asked to see the card. Since I knew it wasn't a safe place to bring, say, an important card from the United States, I didn't have it on me. I told him I didn't have it and that I had proof that I was ...
... a laptop, my Kindle and other 'essentials of daily life’ but there wasn’t time for us to go up there we needed to get going - to beat the tide what was that about I wondered?
The walk to the ranger station is about 2/5ths on the beach and 3/5ths in the forest. The beach is by far and away the toughest part it’s in full sun and if the waves are high you are forced onto the soft sand. I have a new found respect for the French Foreign Legion. ...