Hotel Carolina

Main Street, Puerto Jimenez, Osa, Province of Puntarenas, Costa Rica | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Puerto Jimenez

The fascinating 'manglar' at Parrot Bay Village

A travel blog entry by malonetravels2 on Mar 27, 2014

260 photos

... over to Parrot Bay with hiking poles and spotting scope in the basket. The hiking poles help stabilize me as we manuever over roots, rocks, and holes that might trip me up. It is such a lovely place and you just have to be careful!

The first part of the manglar is dry. Mark said this is because it is so dry right now and there is no groundwater to keep the area moist when the tides go out. First thing we saw was a young ...

Adventures in the Manglar

A travel blog entry by malonetravels2 on Mar 21, 2014

56 photos

... staying out of sight. Got to where there was a tree down in the water and we could go no further and turned around and headed back. There was a great blue heron in the treetops and a group of ruddy turnstones that sat still long enough for me to get a good enough picture to be able to ID them. There was a wind cutting across us but we made it in just fine.

When we got back one of the workers helped bring the boats back up and ...

A River Runs Through It

A travel blog entry by pric5457 on Nov 04, 2013

10 photos

... the end, and that we had to cross it. Easy right?

In one corner, a three foot tall river, running about 6 MPH into the Pacific Ocean: El Rio Madrugada.

In the other corner, standing at 5"1', weighing 105 lbs. Chelsi "Don't Call me Small Fry" Price.

I'll let you guess who won.

Long story short, I almost fell, AND dropped my camera into the river. The pictures that I ...

First Day on The Job

A travel blog entry by tbcostarica2013 on Sep 30, 2013

6 photos

... travelled on to our worksite we were treated to a lush green countryside with rushing rivers and cloud covered mountains surrounding us. The slow ride over the gravel roads, which they called a "Costa Rican massage", and the striking scenery; I think helped us to take our minds off the last 24 hours and again focus with great anticipation as to why we are here. It's an opportunity for us to put deeds ...

The Yoga Of Learning

A travel blog entry by jord-travers on Jun 17, 2013

12 photos

... and growing food I volunteered for the Friday night harvest meal. Christie and I spent the afternoon getting dirty in the rain, picking vibrant fruits & veggies and flavourful herbs & spices. Chopping the leaves, shaving the spices and digging up the roots yourself provides a much different perspective for cooking and a greater connection to the food we eat. With the help of masterchef Rach and baker Blake I whipped up a succulent hibiscus, jicama, mustard green ...

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