Trogon Lodge San Gerardo de Dota
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... up our strength after our hike back.
Several were going to the spa for massage, etc. but Win and I opted for horseback riding again and we were glad we did. Our guide was Rauel the grandson of the founder of this resort and it was fun talking to him after he took us two on a trail ride that went up and down the mountain. His grandfather founded the hotel in the '50's and ...
... to translate from the Spanish how artificial insemination is done to breed strong stock and keep the milk flowing. Then we all had a chance to try our hand at milking....the family boxer dog got to reap the reward of lapping up the milk we were able to glean.
We then went back to the pavilion for a lovely lunch and took off for the promised cooler weather. Had one stop on the way for banos and to look at more humming birds, including the Volcano humming ...
... hotels dinning room. We were amazed how many other guest had found their way to this hotel that had only one road in and one road out.
We were not able to connect to wi-fi reception as other guests were logged in. It appears that tonight will be to bed early as there isn't a TV in our room. The first hike tomorrow morning is a 6 am. We will not be on it! The next hike is at 8 am, which is going to be early ...
... walked up the track behind the hotel at botanists pace (!) and found all manner of goodies in the evergreen oak forest. This included our David Attenborough moment as all the others have been birds or mammal! So a beautiful yellow epiphytic orchid made it for us. We met the others coming up and promised to mark is for them, because of course going so fast they had missed it! BP would have been proud of my tracking skills as they went straight to it on their way ...
The 10 hour journey into the city of San Jose wound round a scenic backdrop of rolling surf, forested mountains and never ending coffee plantations all enjoyed in the heat and humidity of the not so regular bus service from Sixaola. Unfortunately the capital city of Costa Rica is not so scenic and definitely not a city to set your heart alight, which is a shame. It has obviously seen better days since its founding in 1737, and has not been helped by ...