Travel Blogs from Tamarindo
... employees. He introduced
me to Oscar and asked me to help Oscar feed the animals and milk the goats. We
went through the whole farm giving out rations, laying chickens, ducks, pigs,
turkeys, meat chickens, meat goats, sheep and the Emus! After everyone in the
main farm area was fed we walked down to the river, there was a pond with
terraces that was fed by a diversion in the small river. Tilapia; Oscar threw
scoops of food into the pond ...
... and giving them a tug when he tried to lay down) while he
fetched fresh bedding and medications for the calf. Ernesto rubbed a warming
lotion over the injured leg, basically vicks vapor rub, and manipulated the
joints to get the blood flowing. After that we let the calf lay down again and
administered injections of anti-inflammatory and electrolytes. I brought
freshly cut grasses and water over, the calf nearly stood when he saw the
... they would do it to over 21's. We chose to hire a small 4x4 Diahatsu Terrios as the roads, even though they were significantly better than others we had been on, some where steep and off road track around La Fortuna area. We opted to rent the car for 3 days and return it to San Jose the capital city of Costa Rica. After we sorted the car out we could chill out for the day as everything was sorted for the next few days. We headed out to the beach, 1st one ...
... 2.00pm. We hired a board and an interestingly named rash vest cor $10 each. And we were off. The troubles, however started before we even made it to the ocean, the wind was that strong i struggled to walk in a straight line to the seaas the wind caught my board. When we were in the sea it didn't get much better. What looked like little waves from the shore looked a fair bit bigger when they are bearing down on ...
... for a hike to the 5 waterfalls and then to a couple of exhibits with dinner reservations at 6 and the nocturnal frog show at 7:30. The sun is out but the top of the volcano is still in the clouds. We had lunch in the "big trout" bar, here you have the option of catching your lunch or dinner from the stocked trout pond. While it may be fun for kids it seems a lot like shooting fish in a barrel.
We started before noon with some light lunch ...