Hotel Lavas Tacotal
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- Swimming pool
- Continental Breakfast
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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... into our helmets, naming ourselves the rapid rabbits. The first small rapid we hit was great fun and was accompanied with squeals and a few of our limbs flying all over the place. Waves were coming over the raft left right and centre and I swear just targeting me. It was a struggle to hold on whilst still paddling and this came to a head when a particularly large wave bounced the raft and sent me flying out of the boat **** first onto the surroundings rocks!! Luckily ...
... doing. He first thing that they said was we were going on the biggest rappel first. This confused me, as I thought you were supposed to do the smallest first and work your way up. They also said that it was safe so feel free to fall whenever you want. Now, on paper this experience and irrational fear sounds silly, but it is hard to think rationally when there is a 160 meter drop right below you and you are trusting 2 people with your life. I freaked out a while, but eventually ...
... me. She kept telling the guides to speak English to her and annoying them to take her picture. She was loud ignorant, and basically everything I hate about Americans. I tired not to let her get to me, but it was hard. I really did enjoy the tour though. It was so beautiful and the tarzan swing and superman zip line, especially were incredible. Pretty terrifying, but so fun!
Upon arriving back to my hostel, ...
SUNDAY 25th -27th Jan
Another 3 days of scratching is making me itch!
Up in the mountains in the cloud forest. Extremely windy with horizontal rain at the top of the hill where our hotel was, I was glad I brought a stylish plastic poncho. Very cold, but different climate in town at bottom of hill, where protected from the wind. Visited a butterfly garden with gorgeous Blue Morphos ...
... colony, fly away to find each other, and then mate. The princesses take a bit of the colony's fungus with them, in their mouths. And after mating, she finds a place on the forest floor to begin digging out a new colony. She then lays her eggs, and the new ants begin the process of going out to get leaves and grow the fungus. The new "queen" then spends the rest of her life inside the colony just laying eggs.
After the ant tour, we headed out on ...