Travel Blogs from Turrialba
A lot of things have changed since I've last blogged! First off I am no longer in the United States, and I am somewhat accustomed to the Costa Rican lifestyle...well that was quick! But it wasn't as easy as peaches and cream...or should I now say beans and rice (you'll soon understand why). Anyways, my flights were pretty peaceful after I had to run from gate E16 to E6 (literally the farthest gate away) in Houston International; ...
... way, they were fantastic.
The first couple of days saw a traipsing through ankle deepmud through Barbilla NP having indigenous guides from the Cabecares tribe guiding us through the jungle. We stayed for 2 nights with the indigenous community before trekking out of the jungle. We then crossed small communities and mountains, we crossed the continent with it highest points at 2500m and 2840m, a challenge for many of the venturers but a ...
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The Alpha 4 group were delighted to see us and the 1st thing that we did was to see their amazing basha village. A dozen beds made out of bamboo, string and a stretcher was an awesome sight that put a smile on all our faces. Then we helped the group in the morning to continue with their project on the Island (which is clearing up the island of rubbish, falling down buildings, corrugated iron/zinc ...
... staff to prepare the breakfast and lunch for them and get the into some sort of order so they could leave at 5am! Now how do you go about waking up a load of people at 3.30am who are all cosy and fast asleep in their tent? Well, it's obvious isn’t it – you get (the boss) Ross into one of the landrovers and he drives up and down past the venturers tents very slowly with the horn going continuously! Trust me, after ...
... were so glad that she was not going to be on our raft! Daniel told us that we were going to be going through about 40 rapids ranging from class I rapids to class IV! The Rio Pacuare has also been recently voted as one of the top 5 most beautiful rivers to raft in the world by National Geographic. We made it to the boats in one piece and got our helmets, life sets, and paddles. Jonder was our guide, I am not sure if it is spelled Yonder or Jonder, but he was ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility