Hotel Bahia Gigante

Address: Puntarenas, Province of Puntarenas, Costa Rica | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Puntarenas

Day 43 - Agouti Time

A travel blog entry by bigred1 on Dec 29, 2014

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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 18 - Crabbing

A travel blog entry by bigred1 on Dec 04, 2014

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... Me and two of the other volunteers took him up. After a bit of a hair raising journey on the back of his motorbike (if you saw the roads around us you'd know why) and 3 separate journeys to transport us all, we arrived at the beach. Using our head torches and a lot of dexterity leaping from rock to rock I finally caught my first crab. They actually move remarkably quickly. I managed to ...

Ending One Chapter and Starting the Next

A travel blog entry by kire.rellim on Aug 17, 2014

... and relationships I built will forever be a part of me.
As summer drew closer to it's end a new challenge and change awaited me. Moving to Costa Rica for the semester to study in San Ramon. I must say leaving everything I knew behind to fly into the unknown was no easy task, the most difficult thing being leaving all my family and friends behind. I flew from Chicago to Dallas to meet with the rest of the American students traveling to ...

Arenal Paraiso Spring Resort & Spa

A travel blog entry by leahflores on Jul 16, 2014

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... room (always on our foot doing Tours), we never get to even sit in the porch and enjoy these views.

This Resort has 13 river pools with waterfalls and they vary in temperatures from one to the next, in order to satisfy the individual tastes of each guest. With relaxing hydro massage it provides, together with spectacular views of the Arenal Volcano are the perfect finishing touch to make our Vacation truly magical. At first we really didn't like ...

Up High

A travel blog entry by davidandmaria on May 25, 2014

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... things up, we had a 30m rappel, or abseil, down from a platform to take us to a Tarzan swing, and no small one either. It was a 60m swing which had maybe a second of freefall before the slack was taken up. Maria let out a little yelp after dropping off the platform but walked away with a huge smile on her face.

The rain started as we made our way up to the last cable. This was different though, it was called the ...

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