Las Islas Lodge
Travel Blogs from Puerto Jimenez
... in a festive mood enhanced with red wine, rum and Cuban cigars. With music ranging from Latin Crump to Skrillex and Mark Morrison we had everyone's interests covered and wild moves as the evidence. I was even caught giving away some of my exceptional understanding of Salsa dancing to Tina who was clearly well impressed. For our last party with the yogis and the moon near new, the stars decided to show themselves for an outstanding galactic lightshow - an appropriate ...
... though..). So, what we discovered today was, me driving without proper food = bad/angry driver. I needed food ASAP. But it was not to be... We eventually managed to get money out in Quepos (about 3 hours from where we started), but I really 'just waned to get there'. We finally got there.. Seems that the drive is about 6 hours, in the ******* rain too. At times the rain was so heavy that we certainly considered pulling over for a bit but in fear we may ...
... but like most places we stay at in Puerto Jimenez there are no mosquito nets so take precautions accordingly. Dengue Fever is a serious threat that is spreading worldwide because travelers fail to apply repellant, get bit and show symptoms one to two weeks later which are often not identified as Dengue, and take it back to their home country where local mosquitos can spread it. See CDC on the web for more info.
Don't let this scare you away from ...
... on the shore
stalking his prey. He did not even seem to notice when I paddled up
near where he was. It was quite interesting because he seemed to be
moving his head back and forth like we have seen a cobra do evidently
hypnotizing its prey.
Watched it for awhile and then finished paddling back to the
We were tired but oh so thankful for another wonderful Osa experience !
... scope but it was not really worth it to continue. We saw Trogons including this collared trogan and the Baird's trogon, unique to this area , white faced, howler, squirrel and spider monkeys, three toed sloth, a peccarie family , kingfishers, wrens,wood thrush, parakeets,swifts, thrushes, warblers, macaws, hummingbirds, black mangrove hawk, caracara, crested guan ,many colorful tanagers, antbirds, ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Kids activities or Babysitting