Gran Hotel Chorotega

Address: diagonal to Banco Nacional, Puntarenas, Province of Puntarenas, Costa Rica | Hotel
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    Travel Blogs from Puntarenas

    Forest Sky Walk

    A travel blog entry by richard.boase on Jan 29, 2015

    2 comments, 32 photos

    ... stood stock still and saluted when the Captain interrupted the music with his announcement of our departure. While we were waiting to leave, plumes of heavy grey smoke rose up from within the mountains behind the town. A short while later, ash began to fall onto the deck, so I can only assume a local volcano was having a 'bit of a moment' and letting off steam. On the subject of 'moments' I had one of my own at dinner when a piece of ham went down the wrong ...

    Day 43 - Agouti Time

    A travel blog entry by bigred1 on Dec 29, 2014

    12 photos

    Started the day doing another butterfly survey along the new trail in the rainforest, but saw very few butterflies. I did spot my first Agouti however and managed to get a good couple pictures before it noticed me. Got to see another troop of squirrel monkeys in the camp today. They definitely seem to be getting bolder as they come within only a few feet of us now. Had a couple of ...

    Day 9 - No Animals

    A travel blog entry by bigred1 on Nov 25, 2014

    The morning consisted of more work on the local organic farm. This is involved a long tractor drive to the river and digging up a lot of soil. This was then transported back to the farm and laid into troughs where we planted some lettuce. After lunch I took the required Safety & Medical Tests and then some more diploma ...

    Crab Murderers

    A travel blog entry by kate9miller on Nov 25, 2014

    2 photos

    ... Monkeys ran across the road in front of us and bounded up some trees at the other side, they make it look so easy! Once down at the beach, Hermes (the farmer at Osa Verde) cleared a patch of ground with his machete then we set to work with our shovels, loading the trailer with soil. It wasn't long before we discovered the orange, purple and black Jack O'Lantern crabs that ...

    Getting Misted In the Cloud Forest

    A travel blog entry by carlitravels on Nov 07, 2014

    9 photos

    ... with the two other G Adventure groups that were in town at the same time. Turns out we are a bunch of unfriendly non-drinkers lol. Our group hung out with ourselves (except Mandy, koodos to her for being social) and were back in the hotel by 11pm. Mom had opted out saying she didn't want to cramp my style, which may have been true but I think she was also just tired. Plus we were leaving the next day at 5 am which meant we had to be functional before then. ...

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