Los Pinos - Cabanas y Jardines
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- Free parking
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... the forrest and a Night Wildlife Hike before heading out to lunch of a huge and pretty cheap chicken casado.
We did our zipline tour with Monteverde Extremo Tours and had 14 cables (with 4 extra long ranging from 1km-500m), an 196ft Tarzan swing where the guide hitched you up with his knee and then just dropped you off the edge - scary!, a 30m rappel through the ...
... you lay on your stomach and grip you chest. At this point, I was suspended from a height so high that I couldn't make out the ground because I was above most of the trees. You can see all of the mountains and hills around you. The view is amazing, but it's also terrifying because you're pretty much thinking that if your harness broke, you would fall to yor death, because you have nothing to hold on to. Oh, and my cable stopped about 150 feet short of ...
... and into jungle. The first rappel was a short one as a sort of test. After breezing through that one we hiked a little further down the canyon to the second rappel which was about 51m high. Normally you would rappel down the waterfall but since we are near the end of dry season the waterfalls were merely a trickle. It was pretty fun going down the second rappel. We then continued a hike down the canyon which included a dip in a deep water pool. The ...
... in the car to follow the taxi to Extremo, since we made the decision to drive to Arenal after the jump. Well, on the way to the adventure center, the car behind us kept honking to let us know our back right tire was flat! Thank goodness Niklas and Angela knew how to change the tires while Lucia, Bernhard and I (those who decided to do the jump), went with the taxi to the adventure centre.
There are no words to describe the feeling before you do a bungee ...
... it gave us a thrill, it was clear our driver had completed this maneuver several times.
We arrived at the Lago Arenal (Lake Arenal) Hotel in the dark amid a chorus of frogs and the elusive blinking lightning bugs. All of these were oblivious to the storm mounting on the horizon. During dinner, we reveled in the sheet lightning over the lake and wondered what kind of weather tomorrow would ...