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... and second-hand stories rarely tell the complete tale. The question will have to be answered over the next couple of weeks, as today wasn't the best indication of what Costa Rica is really all about, as our plan was to simply check into a hotel close to the airport, have a nap, and then some dinner, before starting our Costa Rican adventures in earnest, first thing tomorrow morning. But prior to that, we shall celebrate VD in Costa ...
... is nothing there" - Exactly!
One thing we really enjoyed in Samara was having a long lunch at the bar on the beach by the surfing school, where we watched people receive training in how to surf and then go out into the waves to put it into practice. Jim and I know just what to do now (mind you, our knees would not let us), but it was fun watching and assessing who was going to get the hang of it quickly and who wouldn't. We were really impressed with ...
... that we could have these little seeds at home - it would have been the perfect solution to my sore wisdom tooth a few months ago! We drew the line however, when the guide told us we could survive in the jungle by eating termites - we said ´´after you´´ at which he refused! No thanks! We also saw hundreds of terrifying 1.5 inch long bullet ants which apparently gave you an agonizing bite for 24 hours.
After walking a little way through the jungle, ...
... causes a flower to start emerging from the centre of the crop. This flower develops into the fruit. After forcing it is around 22 weeks until harvest. Harvesting is done by hand as mentioned previously. Each block will be harvested more than once as not all the fruits ripen at the exact same time. It is possible to then have a second harvest after about 7 months after which the plants are killed with herbicide and then burned and incorporated into the ...
... in the trees so it was well worth it. They are tricky to spot in the wild so luck was shining on us again, either that or we're becoming good wildlife spotters! We went for a quick swim when we reached Playa Negra again. After lunch, we paid the donation charge and entered Cahuita National Park, a lovely stretch of tropical rainforest overlooking a white sandy beach and a protected reef system. We followed the easy trails and saw two sloths, lots of white faced capuchin ...
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