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... having lots
of fun caring for our farm animals and playing soccer with the
Why the Owner Chose Monteverde:
22 years ago, Alexander bought this land. It had been used for cattle and
was pretty devoid of tress. He wanted to reforest it and turn it into a
safe haven for birds ...
... making it.
A project I did that I didn't expect to like at all was the bird survey. Bird spotting always seemed stupid and boring to me, who would watch birds for three hours long? Well, apparently I would.
Here in the park they want to have an index of the birds that visit the park, where and how often. There are two methods in use to index the birds. With one you walk to the top of the mountain, to a viewpoint, and sit there for three hours to count the birds ...
... did things that were less expensive or we didn't have to pay and could have done on our own. We paid to do the Arenal Canopy tour (10USD) where there were several hanging bridges. Was able to spot some Monkeys which was one of the highlights of the 2.5 hours walk. Small waterfall and ofcourse the hanging bridges. Later we in the evening we wanted to try out the famous hotsprings. There are many that you have to pay ...
... we drove the roads were filled with container-lorries, and as we moved away from Peurto Limon I knew we were heading towards MOIN, where I would have been boarding my container-ship to cross the Atlantic if I'd chosen that route...
The road got more and more congested and either side there were endless container-storage areas. MOIN handles 80% of Costa Rica's international trade, so you can image how busy the whole area was. I've seen many many container-areas before and ...
... dots for those who asked, and they connected them.) The each child was given a half page of paper, asked to color it green, and helpers taped it into a cylinder. Pipe cleaner angtennae were taped on, and a popscicle stick. Thebutterfly was then folded and inserted into the green cylinder. Maredith had them circle their chairs. She hada plasgtic "alphabet" cattepiller which she covereed with orange ...
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