Hotel Shawandha Lodge
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... allowing our guests a day to acclimatise with a day lying on the beach, the second day we rent bicycles and cycle along the beautiful coastline. We cycle 12km through the reserve, towards Manzanillo. Along the way we see turtles heating their cold blood in the sun, howler monkeys, humming birds and butterflies of all colours, the size of birds. We stop every now and then to check out the coast-line and have a swim to ...
... and live music (was the thing to do in PV). The band was real average with a guitarist, bass and bongo drummer. They were pretty out of sync and sung like they were drunken doing karaoke. Apparently it was their last show before they headed out to tour Costa Rica on a national tour :-S
Puerto Viejo was a nice relaxing stop, not that we needed it after Bocas but really enjoyed our time here. Good to have a bit of a plan sorted out...next stop on the plan, La Fortuna.
... cup. After lunch we jumped back into the bus and headed for the canyons. About a 40min drive we were there. We climbed out the van and walked down a small path where we came out at the most beautiful site. A flat canvas of smooth rocks forming a natural open canyon in which a catchment of natural fresh water flowed between. The perfect platform to jump in and out of the refreshing water on a hot day. We climbed all over the rocks jumping from all different heights. It was ...
... they feel threatened. There is one snake in Costa Rica that is not afraid of people. When it hears you coming, it does not hide. That is why she recommends (and I've heard this before) you carry a flash light at night - just in case a snake is on the sidewalk or road. Also, during the daytime, you have to really look for a snake - under leaves and logs. Snake bites are not too common and when they do happen there are many facilities that offer serum to save ...
... expander">Dinin g: outdoor table seats six, smaller table inside seats four
- Pantr y Items: spices, condiments, and other base food items
- Oven: gas
- Refri gerator: new
- Stove : gas