Hotel Playa Westfalia
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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Another day with no rush to be out of bed. Hallelujah. I was up about 9:30am ready to go to the Jaguar Rescue Centre, which oddly enough has no Jaguars but is a popular sanctuary for all kinds of Costa Rican wildlife. We aimed for the 11:30am your and left in good time as it was a 4km walk. Today wasn't particularly sunny, which at this point was favourable as even the smallest backpack will cause our backs to be dripping wet. We eventually made it ...
... been suggested we apply insect repellent before walking but since there wasn't an opportunity to buy any, Ted and I are hoping we don't start some Ebola outbreak when we get home.
The next part of the tour was what I was looking forward to most, which was a canopy ride above the rainforest for about an hour. Unfortunately the build up was more exciting than the ride. We all had our cameras at the ready, to take pictures of all the amazing wildlife we hoped ...
... because there was not a cancellation policy because of inclement weather. We did not venture outside til late in the day when the rain stopped and allowed us to go for a deck walk. We enjoyed an easy day including trivia games, ping-pong, eating, reading, eating, ...
... were housed. We were greeted by a colorful toucan, and also saw more sloths, monkeys, birds, ducks, etc. We heard howler monkeys in the distance, then figured it was probably canned sound based on the timing of our arrival and departure.
We returned to the area we started our tour and were provided with some juice and fresh fruit.
There was a man playing the bongo drums, and Ron told him he had a big banana. ...
... with an assortment of wildlife, including surprisingly large crabs that seemed to live everywhere. An outdoor hammock at the local backpackers for a couple less ZAR would have given better protection from the elements. If I wasn't so worried about a Velociraptor tearing out of the jungle, I may well have gone for that option. As one does - we put our best foot forward and embraced our time in Veronica's (and made a mental note to avoid anything on a ...