Travel Blogs from Manuel Antonio National Park
We came down from the cloud forest along the bumpy road again till we hit the Pan American highway then south to Manuel Antonio National Park where our hotel is right by the entrance and just yards away from they ocean. On the way we saw some scarlet Macaws but they were high in the tree and not easy to see. We crossed the Tarcoles river and below …
Well this weekend (Jan 30th to Feb 1st) we went to Manuel Antonio with CEA. On the bus ride there we stopped at a neat little roadside stand with food and souvenirs. Theses souvenir shops are very common and all sell very similar things so we don't usually spend to much time there, although Jessie did buy one of the most delicious pineapples I have …
... Deb P extremely frugal ways, she's quite fortunate we didn't stuff her in a backpack, sneak her into the room, and make her sleep in one of the dresser drawers.
When your Spanish is still sketchy every meal is an adventure. Harp ended up with the world's tiniest breakfast and I got the family platter while expecting a snack.
Definition of fear in the eyes...what Vic looks like when he falls out of a raft and realizes it’s me, once again, who ...
Well I survived today in the hot humid tropical rain forest with a cooling sea breeze and glorious beaches. Apparently it will even hotter and wetter tomorrow when we travel to Golfito! We spent the day in the Manuel Antonio National Park which although quite small is one of the more popular NPs. Entry fees here pay for work in the less popular parks and lack of maintenance of trails here was evidence of that. Plenty to see but we were captivated by the Racoons ...
... and edible plants so we chewed a few leaves and flowers and we rubbed the fresh buds of the citronella plant on us as insect repellent! He was also able to do all the different animal noises perfectly! After about an hour the rain cleared up, just in time to have a quick wander along the beach. Mauritzio left us there and I headed off to do another trail on my own when the rain came pouring down again so I headed back into town as fast as possible and got ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking