Hotel El Volcan
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... Todd's cousins Chauncey and Tracy Anderson also came to see us in March, right before Easter weekend. We all took them on a night tour where we saw an armadillo and a baby pit viper snake.We also had a wonderful guided tour up at the Monteverde Reserve and they did a hanging bridges tour with Todd and Tessa where they got to hear and see the unusual Three Wattled Bellbird. The tree in our yard was fruiting so we had "bird happy hours" where we sat on ...
... winds and a giant rain storm (yehh great plan living here dumb birds!)
In the night, had a few drinks with Evan and his sister as he whipped up an interesting Watermelon Daiquiri experiment with erm… interesting results! Was cool to hang out, but t wasn’t long until I was back on the road, with the next bus leaving at 4.30am.
I have no alarm clock, so borrowed one from Evan but the alarm clock never went off. I woke up at 4.20, then accidently snoozed back off, ...
... student, and her legs gave out and she had excruciating back pain, bringing her to tears as she fell to her knees (Trifecta item number two). After some acute symptom management and assessment from Diana, in addition to anti-inflammatories, she seemed okay. We'll see what tomorrow holds for her back.
A three hour tour back to Manos was not eventful, aside from the numerous speed bumps and pot holes, and perhaps what could ...
... Storks, Little Blue Herons, Green Herons, Northern
Jacana and my favorite American Pygmy Kingfishers! I watched the tiny king
Fisher dive into the water with a little plop and come out with tiny fish fry.
Everyone helped to the best of their novice ability to spot birds and ID them
from the book. I passed the Binoculars around for everyone to get a good look
at the birds.
had walked a little ways we turned back, Augusto ...
... at souvenirs. Then hanging out by the hotel pool doing this blog and sorting through photos. Two of our travellers are leaving us tomorrow so we are having one farewell dinner tonight. We will be travelling to San Jose tomorrow by rafting most of the way while some of the travellers will be taking private transport to San Jose. We have been told that they are grade 3-4 rapids and there had been quite bit of rain so should be a great ...