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... taxi" jeep. This town is small. Population 3000. There doesn't look like much more than the busstop and the supermercado. The town we are heading to is even smaller. "Town" is probably the wrong word. There's about 200 people, and it is accesible via a very bumpy beat up road. Hence the jeep. It is an old gold mining place that in the boom years had about 3,000 people. That number has dwindled to 150.
By the time we arrived it was already getting dark. ...
... years and had seen a number of birds there. Asked again and they said yes and we set off. As we did the guy asked if we wanted to buy it. There is a dark history and rumors of a murder of an American owner of the campground house and kayak rental place but anyway we were not in the market for Costa Rica real estate and declined.
And it turns out we were lucky as usual, and there were lots birds and so many ...
... have not gotten ourselves turned around in the manglar as we did on one of our previous trips. As we were heading out saw a yellow warbler which happens to have a red head and was very beautiful. Saw another unknown warbler--stil have trouble on the identification of ones that have too many of the same features!
We also watched a tiger heron that was hunting amongst the manglar roots intent on his hunt and did ...
... to the currently being renovated (or constructed) tree nursery. At
present, we have crates of young trees sitting on a plastic tarp, but soon the
nursery will consist of a 12 foot long, arm height bench stocked full of fresh
humanure (its mixed with sawdust, not as bad as it sounds), decaying jungle
humus (not like what you eat), rice shells, and clay – the perfect fixings for
a powerful soil mélange. Look up from the bench and find ...
After a lovely dinner with great company, I slept very well! However, my good sleep was abruptly stopped by another 5:00 AM wake up call to make the 6:00 AM boat out of Puerto Jimenez. We made it just in time (after a sugary breakfast at the Panderia), and spent another hour and a half on the boat.
When we reached Golfito, we were talked into doing a colectivo type van (which was just like a glorified mini ...
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