Hotel & Resort Monte Escondido
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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They guys with Conoa Adventura came. Mílton was our driver and Jorge was our guide. The water was too high for a canoe so we got switched to a raft. We met a family of 4 from DC and they were our raft mates. Nice pace down the San Carlos river and saw lots of monkeys and other wildlife. Stopped about 2/3 the way at a traditional farm and had a snack of homemade cheese, bread, and fried plantains. Oh, and coffee of course. They owner of ...
... there, at the end holding a dead dried snake and a snake skeleton.
Our next stop was to see more hummingbirds! We took a taxi to the entrance to the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, as next to this there was a hummingbird gallery. Lots of feeders attracted lots of hummingbirds. Unlike Mindo, the hummingbirds didn't seem to care how close you were to the feeders and simply went about their business of feeding and seeing each other off. This gave us ...
... It was dramatic, loud and pristine and its waters cool but not too cold. We chose not to swim because of the feast of the activities we had lined up for the day. School and College groups from USA and Canada were there enjoying a Central American experience. After chatting, taking photos and enjoying the surroundings we began the 500 step climb back to the top. The monkeys were still there. We decided that they were looking at all the people down in the water ...
... one of the guides (Mo) made his grandma's recipe (tuna, corn, chickpeas, celantro, etc) as the centerpiece for lunch. Then we boarded 3 rafts on the river to start the "critter watch". We saw monkeys, iguanas, birds, and even a couple of crocodiles. The rafting was both relaxing and exciting, since we never knew exactly what we'd see. (And fortunately we did not see any snakes!) The animals ...
... we could look down at the birds which is much easier than getting a stiff neck looking up all the time. We looked for birds all along the way. It took us about two hours to do the whole thing. The shortest bridge was 187 feet long and the longest was 515 feet long. They were all pretty far above the ground below. We could see all the epiphytes (air plants) growing on the branches of the trees. The bird activity was pretty ...