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- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... give it to someone else a bit up the way...it took us one and a half hours to go up to the vulcano. Once arrived you could climb up to the highest point and in theory have a view all over the vulcano...if only there werent the clouds!! But is was impressive how fast you are out of breath at this altitude... In the afternoon back in Orosi we were ...
... was also nice to see the different marine life.
After snorkelling around I found myself quite hungry so I stopped at a local fish and chip shop which was very nice it was so appealing because it was like tasting Australia which was nice but the fish so fresh.
After the beautiful lunch I went to my next scheduled activity which was KSTR monkey Tour.
The monkey tour was so interesting we travelled through the jungle ...
... now. Soon we stop for a boat ride on man-made Lake Arenal. Two rivers were dammed and there are two hydroelectric stations below and then the water is used for irrigation. We see many birds and enjoy the view of the volcano from different vantage points. The van had dropped us off and then picked us up when we got to the marina near the other end. With 903 species of birds I guess we have a few more to see.
Lunch is at a family style restaurant ...
... was just like a sweet ripe banana. After a morning following the river and being told every few steps by Juan Carlos "taste this, try this", we walked down to his neighbour, Fernando's, house. Nando is a completely down to earth, humble, and obviously happy man. He lives alone in a small house, also surrounded by a platter of edible plants (actually it was in Nando's yard that I tasted mustard leaves for the first time - so good!). Nando spoke no English, and we spoke barely ...
... while the clouds aren't low today it is QUITE a bit colder and windier here. Pants and a sweatshirt are definitely called for. The hotel is very nice though, so I feel more comfortable again. We had a nice dinner in the lovely restaurant in the hotel, and now we are settled in for the evening. The day was not quite as high adventure as zip lining, but still a full day. I am amazed at the beauty and diversity of this country. I love it here! ...