Hotel Bahia Gigante

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

Forest Sky Walk

A travel blog entry by richard.boase on Jan 29, 2015

2 comments, 32 photos

... There was about five seconds (seemingly much longer) when I wondered if I had breathed my last. No one needed to do the heimlich manoeuvre on me as my own body worked out what to do with great force (and I apologised to Marna afterwards). I liked what I saw of this small part of Costa Rica and am looking forward to returning in a couple of weeks for a much longer stay. Three sea days lie ahead as we chart a northerly course up the coast of Mexico to Cabo San Lucas next ...

Day 43 - Agouti Time

A travel blog entry by bigred1 on Dec 29, 2014

12 photos

... guests in the shape of a scorpion and a pretty big spider as well. I had another butterfly survey to do in the afternoon, after which we met the collectivo which brought in our food supplies for the week and a new volunteer from the good old US of A.   After dinner, we all went on an evening swap walk where we saw quite a few frogs and insects, but alas no snakes or caiman this ...

Crab Murderers

A travel blog entry by kate9miller on Nov 25, 2014

2 photos

... in the soil, unfortunately we discovered them as we were digging out various body parts of the crabs along with the topsoil! There were so many of them and we couldn't see where they were hidden underground, but we tried to avoid them as much as possible!

Back at camp that afternoon, Mac showed me how to make bread. It was a simple recipe with just yeast, sugar, ...

Day 7 - Dia Libre

A travel blog entry by bigred1 on Nov 23, 2014

1 photo

Sundays are our free days so I took the collectivo for the 1.5 hour drive into Puerto Jimenez (the nearest main town) with Alex and 3 of the other volunteers. Got some treats (Granola, chocolate, nuts and jam) and had a nice lunch (my first meat of the week - I ...

Birding and beyond

A travel blog entry by vandna on Nov 02, 2014

When have I ever paid such attention to birds? Yet, here I awoken to a chattering of birds and signed up to go on a birding tour. I suppose that if they make the effort to create such brilliant plumage and chic haircuts and whatever manner of array, then I should sit up and notice, and I have. We were driven to a nature reserve called Curi-cancha - ,"a meeting place to study nature" and immediately caught a glimpse of a grackle, along with ...

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