La Quinta de Sarapiqui Country Inn
Travel Blogs from Sarapiqui
Today we visited La Selva Biological station just south of Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui and at the confluence of the Puerto Viejo and Sarapiqui Rivers. The station has recorded over 400 birds, 460 tree species and 500 butterfly types in just 6 square miles!
I had made sure everyone had the right footwear but couldn't believe it when my heavy …
In the morning we took the boat back to Caño Blanco. On the way we stopped to see some Roseate Spoonbills and a large troupe of spider monkeys. We also saw a very large American Crocodile right by the river's edge. The bus to take us to the Rio Danta Restaurant to pick up our hire car was 1 ½ hours late. Another landslip was to blame, the heavy …
Today was mostly a travel day, but we did get a chance to feed some bats. According to our itinerary, this evening we were to visit the Tirumbina Biological Reserve for a two-hour "night walk," during which we would learn about such nocturnal creatures as frogs, insects, spiders, sloths (two-toed, I presume), kinkajous, porcupines, opossums, and " …
... chocolate and how it was made. We also got a demonstration done, and we got to sample the chocolate at each step. Today we went on a boat tour, and a rain forest hike. On the boat we saw millions of iguanas and lizards. We also saw howler monkeys. You won't believe this, but I will tell you anyway; our guide poked a stick in a tarantula hole, and that furry, scary spider crawled out. We leave on Monday for Tortuguero.
... that some Costa Ricans believe the function of the new canal would be primarily as a highway for moving illegal drugs from Columbia into the pipelines that lead to the drug markets in the United States.
We spent a very enjoyable three hours cruising on the Rio Frio. With the expert spotting help of Rafael and our boat captain, whose nickname is Mango, we were successful in spotting many species of birds and other animals. Rather than enumerating all ...
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- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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