Hotel Finca Lerida
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This morning was lazy. In fact most of our time here was lazy. This isn't good for the Priest family – so we were getting a bit cranky. This morning we took a visit to the Animal Refuge which the kids loved as they heard such heart rendering stories of Sloths coming down to die and then mauled by a couple of dogs, animals kept in cages and …
We were fairly isolated at the Finca and a little annoyed that we had just been dumped here without any form of transportation. This is a real shame as the area is worth exploring especially the Volcan Baru National Park and if you don't want to see it on tours the only other way is hiring a car, which we decided to do today after a horse riding …
We were up early for an excursion to find the Quetzal with our guide Cesar. We ventured to the scenic point on the plantation to see as far as the Pacific. The hills just appeared to roll right down to the coastline with very little building interruption with exception to the city of David.
After an hour of shh-ing the kids and …
We flew to David and was met by a guide who was to transfer us to the highlands of Panama which was a forty-five minute drive. This time flew past as our guide was interesting and knowledgeable about the area and enthusiastic to tell us about it.
We were staying in the Panama Highlands and soon we are looking at the stunning mountain …
... stuff at the Magnolia Inn, and got the bus to Colón, where we found our British hosts, Duncan and Ruth. They are a lovely English couple (40 and 34) who have spent the last 4 years or so working for six months (teacher and nurse) and then working on rebuilding a yacht they found going cheap in Texas. They even hand built the wooden mast (3). The Impetuous Too is a 38 foot fibre-glass hulled, "double ender". You can learn more about the boat ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility