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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- …
... of the cemetery."
After a great lunch of giant burritos from a local cafe, we toured the Bat Jungle. The man who guided us has a wealth of knowledge about these misunderstood creatures and reassured us they do not fly into your hair or bite your neck!
After dinner we watched the first of many beautiful sunsets in this lovely country.
... 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 ...
... among other things growing out of dirt atop branches high above. This rich soil came about because of hundreds of years of dead leaves falling on branches, composting into dirt, thus providing a bed for new life, a flower pot in the canopy. In another variety of tree, we also encountered the vines that grow from it's top, sending roots to the ground, in order to obtain nutrients to feed the tree. Surprisingly enough, these roots, are strong enough to support ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking