La Paloma Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Travel Blogs from Drake Bay
... 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 ...
... the long boat ride back to Drake Bay, I suspected that we had gotten a bit of sunburn, but never suspected how bad it would be. It wasn't until dinner time, when I saw how red and raw my skin had become - it had been years since I had any sunburn at all, let alone this severe. But all I did was look at it like it was a badge of honour, and smiled to myself - no matter how unpleasant those burns were going to feel in the coming days, they were still all worth ...
... 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 ...
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 ...
... I just go back now? Yep, time to walk another 5 hours for nothing.
I’ve done a few long endurance type activities on this trip, but this is the first one I’ve had without having my music with me, and as I result I had that quiet contemplating time which other walkers seem to enjoy. Unfortunately my head is largely empty from any meaningful substance and I just went bonkers instead.
For example, as I was getting wet, I started thinking about Wet Wet Wet ...