La Carolina Lodge
Travel Blogs from Province of Guanacaste
Although we were quite prepared to head out of Monteverde after just one night, we ended up staying eight days! Our campsite in the gardens of La Colina Lodge proved to be an ideal location, as we discovered that at 6 am each morning it was the starting point for special birdwatching tours. Rather than walking through the dense forests where the …
... tired but could not bring myself to nap. I had this feeling that if I closed my
eyes I would miss something… that the Toucan would land inches from my nose and
I would miss it! As darkness approached the Montazuma Orphilie started their
song and dance in the treetops. When the bugs became unbearable I moved into
the main cabin. Ernesto put me in one of the nice cabins to sleep, but the main
cabin has a TV and satellite, it was 5 o’clock and ...
... can’t wait to get home and start cooking and baking again! As I prepared the
apples Carlito and his friends watched, waiting for me to hand out the apple
core for them to nibble off the last of the fruit that I missed when cutting.
They also all came running whenever I opened the oven to check on the progress,
and moped off when I told them it needed more time. The oven worked but seemed
to be a little cool, pie usually takes an hour but these were in ...
... the best option. I need a new car and I have substantial debt to address, so if the perfect career presents it's self I will likely go that route. Work on my debt, gain some experience, become a real grown up...then think about a PhD. The
last couple of days I have run out a dirt road north of town instead of to the
airstrip. I like it better because it is quite and I see more birds, and turns
out from this view point I can ...
... to go visit the tour company Fabri used to work for in Monte
Verde. Doing a canopy tour was on my list but I wasn’t sure I would be able to
find time or a guide/companion to do it with. I am really looking forward to
getting deep into Costa Rica’s famous rainforest and getting to be in the
canopy is bound to add many new birds to my list.
Later in the evening I joined Fabri when he went out for a