La Paloma Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... Holy Week). Many of the tourists appeared to be staying in the spattering of luxury resorts along the coast and local Ticos (Costa Ricans) seemed to far outweigh the Gringos. Time really seemed to stand still at times, with nothing more to worry about than getting your lunch snatched by a family of white-face capuchins. Each day went much the same: mornings spent sipping strong coffee watching scarlet macaws, wandering through the coast paths towards Corcovado ...
... to whilst I tried to get to see if any boats. Two just leaving when got there - annoying. Then one left but wouldn't take us as private party, skipper being an ******** as group were happy for us to go with them. Said not boat til 4 and only 1.40 and it wasn't exactly sunny! Another boat came but it was terminating not leaving. Ivo was up for walking back but I was against it as had limited water left and knew didn't ...
... for the free pancakes and then off to the beach with a motley crew of Germans and an American dude. They had hired a car and we were there in no time. We walked among the rocks and relaxed for a bit, though I had to go and get a bus ticket in Quepos, so I went off to do that. First, I had some lunch at a beach-cafe that was a big chicken sandwich with chips and a coke. Then, I stopped at a bakery for a piece of pie and cut my ...
There is a trail you can do, which is outside of Corcovado National Park, therefore not requiring the services of a guide. This is the trail to Rio (river) Claro, and then if you continue on, you will eventually reach the hostel "Jungla del Jaguar". It is estimated to be a 6 hour hike one way to "Jungla del Jaguar" from Drake town, but you don't have to go all the way, you can turn around when ever you ...
The Corcovado National Park was established on 24 October 1975, and encompasses an area of 424 square kilometres. It is the largest park in Costa Rica and protects about a third of the Osa Peninsula. It is widely considered to be the "crown jewel" in the extensive system of national parks and biological reserves spread across Costa RIca. National Geographic has called it "the most biologically intense place on Earth in terms of biodiversity". In order ...