La Quinta de Sarapiqui Country Inn
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Kids activities or Babysitting
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After clearing our bill at La Baula for all the activities we took the hour boat ride back to the point where we change transportation.
So 30 minutes of pothole dirt road and then 2.5 of good road and then 2 hours over 13 kms of what is essentially a very muddy secondary forest road. On a wagon bed. Being pulled by a tractor. The tractor driver was very skilled. Because the roads are so muddy and hilly (Costa Rica is very very hilly) there was a few points ...
... fauna is carried out as well as demonstrating how indigenous people made chocolate. We were shown the whole process from finding pods on trees (which are ready to pick all through the year, rather than ripening at one season), drying them, heating, grinding into a paste and then tempering them until they can be made into a bitter drink. That was where the indigenous peoples stopped. The drink was only for the elite in their society. However, the chocolate 'expert' at Tirimbina goes on ...
This morning we left our hotel on foot and walked a short way to the former cacao plantation now called Tirimbina Biological Reserve, where we had a beautiful rainforest walk and learned all about chocolate!
Our hosts for the chocolate portion of the morning were a bright young biologist named Valeria, and her colleague ...
... couple to look for birds in the jungle. We saw some lovely birds and some monkeys too; however we were absolutely mauled by mosquitos. There were thousands buzzing around us at all times and although we had covered ourselves in repellent, they were still landing on our bare skin and biting us through clothes. We all looked cartoonish stood looking up at monkeys and swatting ourselves continuously all over. This is the only time when it is alright for a near ...
... the guy at reception, only to find we're at the adventure centre and not the cabanas . He gives us detailed directions and we're off again, by now it's pitch black. I head off up the direction given, with Deb saying, she thought it was the opposite direction, after a few K I give up and turn around and try Debs route. There are no Road markings, no street lighting, the edge of the road is a sheer drop and I have a lorry 12 MM from my boot. To cut a ...