Travel Blogs from Bijagua de Upala
The journey continued through more fairy-tale landscape and took us to the little mountain village of Monte Verde. We were surrounded by rolling hills and spectacular wildlife.
The first thing we decided to do was to go zip-lining through the canopy of the magnificent cloud forests. It. Was. Awesome!
With its total of 3400m zip- …
... seven and since Sadie had told me to go to her mother’s
house at eight for breakfast I decided to start my day. The walk to the village
was very short so I took a meander to the ponds first to see if there were any
birds, I saw a Jacana and another flock of Egrets, as well as a family of Black-cheeked
Woodpeckers. I played peek-a-boo with a Barred Ant Shrike and never was able to
sight the singer of a beautiful tune from high in the tree tops. It was ...
... the bus to tell the drive
to be sure I got off at the right place. The bus once again trudged its way up
steep hills and precarious river crossing before we arrived at the small
village of Colonia Liberia. I unloaded the bus and was immediately embraced in
a hug by a woman. It was Margarita, one
of the women in the group I would be interviewing; she was there to show me
around the town.
walked to her friend ...
... quati which is from the same family as the racoon. I saw several people ziplining as well and it looked horrendous. I walked around the town of sant elena for a while after before heading back to the hotel to pack once again. We had supper at a lovely restaurant called trio and they had fabulous cocktails. Passionfruit mojito. Yummy. We leave Costa Rica tomorrow for Nicaragua. Ive enjoyed Costa Rica but i'm looking forward to seeing some more of the culture of central ...
... as I prefer to call it - they bats were busy, we have to try another day).
Tomorrow though we are setting off at 6am as we have a 3.5 hour guided walk through the primary cloud forest with a local expert. Gawd I'm excited about that!! That was really all I wanted to say in this short blog post. I'm excited about seeing the mist over the forest as dawn breaks, excited about the prospect of what we might see! And to top it all off, we are hoping to book a ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking