La Paloma Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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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 ...
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 ...
... to the lunch table under my own steam......until we get to the bottom of the steps, I stumble again and get light headed, needing to lie down. Now a holidaying French Doctor has cortisone with her and I'm given a dose of that, along with the instructions that I have to rest.....so I'm forbidden to hike to the waterfall :( Too be honest, I found the Corcovado National Park to be over rated. Although there is potential to see a lot of wildlife, we ...
... around 1.5-2 hours each) with a pretty delicious lunch spread in between. The treks were pretty simple lollipop treks - a tour company wouldn't want to ruin it's reputation by making paying customers work too *********'t get me wrong, we still got to see a huge range of exciting animals, it was just a lot tamer than what we had originally planned. I'm still hoping to come back one day, sneak into the park somehow, and traverse it end to end over a few ...