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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... and loads of unidentifiable birds.
The trail is fairly easy, except for the last hour or so which requires some clamboring down hill slopes, across a creek and up a steepish incline. But it was because of the rain that made the trail muddy, slippery and more challenging. Beware of the tide for Rio Claro as you may not be able to walk/wade across at high tide. There is an option to take the ...
... appears to be a thriving commercial centre still, attracting shoppers from as far away as San Jose to buy goods a third cheaper than elsewhere in the country.
There are few tourists in Golfito and we enjoyed wandering around although it is a long way from one end to the other.
We stayed at Purruja Lodge which has beautiful gardens, complete with a family of Agoutis, large rabbit like animals. Fortunately, although the lodge was a good way from ...
... insects, and lizards were all part of the ever-changing landscape.
As usual, the birds were amazing! We saw white ibis, green kingfishers, breeding red-legged honeycreepers, chestnut-mandibled toucans, a red-lored parrot, a yellow caracara, parakeets, and a black hawk. On another day we heard and felt the deep purr of a breeding great curasow (aka the Costa Rican turkey) as it slept in a tree. And we saw hundreds of scarlet macaws. It is hard to believe ...
... older brother in my bed that night (no joke). This might have contributed slightly to my light sleeping that night (along with the humidity).
Today we setup an escorted tour to Corcovado National Park. Our tour would take us across the Golfo Dulce by boat to Porta Jiminez where we would be greeted by a guide to take us along the road to Carate to the Park to view wildlife. Touring the National Park was one of our main reason ...
... where we would then prepare for the big "Puddle Jump" across the Pacific Ocean and into the South Pacific.
Now back on Equinox, we're doing our final preparations and hope to be leaving on our longest journey yet, to our destination of Tahiti.
We look forward to being able to share our journey with you once we arrive back into WIFI access, which we calculate at this stage will be mid to late June.
Here we go then....wish us luck ...