Travel Blogs from Bijagua de Upala
I awoke to the sound of howler
monkeys bellowing in the distance. It was still quite dark and I squeezed my
eyes shut until I heard the avian chorus start. It was still barely light but I
rolled out of bed and into the hammock on the porch. As I lay there half asleep
with a hand hanging off to the side… I felt a cold nose nuzzle my hand. One of
the owners dogs, which they had warned me would likely bark when I arrived, had
scent tracked me to the cabin. ...
FINALLY. After a very frustrating week dealing with making
arrangements to get to Colonia Libertad to meet with a group of women and spend
the night at La Anita Rainforest Ranch I was on a bus to Aguas Claras and then
I would be catching another bus to Colonia Liberia. Four hours in total of
travel, really not that much distance but the going was slow as the behemoth
bus crept along dirt roads, crossed precariously narrow bridges ...
... and bar bill I've just done. Oops. (Yes you will be pleased to hear I got some of my clothes washed following the 'mucky' horseride!) As we head over the top of the mountain to Playa Tamarindo, Monteverde has never looked so stunning. Hills and rainforest going for miles and at last some blue sky. Extremo you did not disappoint, and Monteverde - we loved ...
... at 6:15 (yeah, travelling is not at all about long sleep). The tour was very interesting- thanks to the guide Andres- and we are pretty lucky to see for example Quetzels through a scoop and plenty of Hummingbird, etc. After that i straight booked the next one: Canopy-Tour with Spiderman-Feeling, of course u think about the altitude, but everybody spoke very excited about it…so yeah, no choice! And Yeah =), it was really exciting, especially the Tarzan jump at the total end. ...
... morning) it took us quite a while to get into the city center. We drove down the main boulevard to see the central cathedral, some various museums, and the plaza. Nothing really caught our eye, and we had already wasted a lot of time in traffic, so we turned around and headed to La Fortuna. About 3 miles (and over an hour later!) we had almost gotten out of the city. From there it was fairly smooth sailing all the way to ...