Gran Hotel Costa Rica
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... day sleeping. We did see many butterflies in vibrant blues, buttery yellow and the usual reds, browns and while. Some of the blue butterflies had wing spans of 75 mm and flew at incredibly fast speeds that made photography impossible.
Our next destination allowed us to walk slowly through the rain forest and we saw a cayman, like a small crocodile, brightly coloured and poisonous frogs, iguanas and bright green "dragons" as well as many very colourful ...
... when you feel like you can't keep your energy for life up, a better way of putting is not having enough sunshine in your life and when you are with people that have that sunshine you can stand in that sunshine for a little bit while the storm passes. I think the Costa Rican people share their sunlight unknowingly.
I was sitting next to a woman with a baby and two small children. The children were going crazy!!! Yet she had this really ...
In case you didn't know, soccer is a big deal in Latin America. Like, a really big deal. Last week the whole ICDS gang went to a bar to watch the Costa Rica vs Panama soccer game. The bar was packed, and the game ended up being tied, but when Costa Rica scored all hell broke loose. I had never seen people go so crazy watching sports other than maybe the super bowl or world series. Little did I know what it would be like going to an actual game.
... me that the Jaguar Rescue Centre in Puerto Viejo tell their tourists that they refer to this place as 'The Sloth Prison'. I can't even begin to describe how mad I was. I discussed it with Claire and Judy and said I thought it was so unprofessional to tell tourists that. And obviously utterly untrue! I mean we're not the ones with the stupidly high mortality rates in our reports nor does the sanctuary drive baby sloths (and other animals), two hours into ...