Travel Blogs from Osa
... The guide was brilliant and had such an eye. The notes forming the currency of Costa Rica, Collones, are really pretty with bright colours and a different animal on each value, highlighting the variety found in Costa Rica. Sloth, Capuchin Monkey, Shark, Butterfly etc. The first thing we saw was a sloth, which was crazy! Directly translated from Spanish, and Danish, it is called the lazy animal, and with reason. There are two types, 2 ...
... We shop in various stores and unwind while walking the streets, back to our hotel for the night. Plans for the next day are laid out for us and we head out to our rooms for the evening. My mind races for hours after lying down, trying to process the volume of excitement and information from an incredible day. The trip could end now as far as I’m concerned!!! We would talk about today for the rest of our journey and long after for sure. It would be tough to duplicate or top. ...
We quickly had gotten hot and
sweaty so we stopped at a batido and helado shop and they did not know
where the new Dental office was either.
We didn't have a phone
number and were getting a little worried and then Robert stopped and
asked a gentleman who just so happened to have her cell phone number and
showed us her new office----right across the street from where it had
... qualities of life, built around the inherent needs of the community? I have some ideas after serious reflection. If anyone is interested, they can read my final paper. :) Really, CRHF has the right intention and they are working in a much more sustainable way than many other NGOs that work with "the natives." It's just so tricky to determine what constitutes helping versus hurting.
Ultimately, the trip to Cabécar was ...
... off the road and get really excited…a wild crocodile…neat-o! Soon, we see lightning, then it really starts raining, cooling us down. Right when the rain is at its heaviest, Yannick gets a flat in his rear tire. It takes a lot longer to change a flat when it’s pouring rain and we are now soaked to the bone…and getting a bit chilly without being able to exercise.
With the tube changed and the weather coming ...