Travel Blogs from Nuevo Arenal
Yesterday we took a mini-holiday for a couple of days (from the beach at Uvita/Dominical) to come up into the Northern Zone, up near Lake Arenal. Many people have said how nice it is up here - a bit cooler and totally different scenery.
We left around 1:30 on Sunday and drove only about 2.5 hours around the coast through Quepos and Jaco, …
... the slum villages in the area. My team was in Fraijanes, and we began our time there setting up a clinic, as well as "trolling" for patients...meaning going door to door and inquiring about the house's residents and their musculoskeletal and health issues. We issued tickets for appointments, lost a couple of students in the shuffle (we found them...no worries), and headed back to the building where our clinic ...
Well, once again it has been a while since I wrote anything on here. I started off back in May with such good intentions to keep this up to date. In reality it’s hard to find the time. Also, as we have been here for quite a while now, many things just seem to be just of the every day sort so don’t merit writing about.
However, one thing that is worth writing about it our trip to Costa Rica! We needed a holiday and as we were coming up for 6 months staying ...
... we were a group rushing around and did you know scorpions glow up green under UV lights? Who goes round a jungle with a party light, how did they find that one out?
We went canopy walking and heard some wierd birds, some sounded like a car alarm, another like a rusty swing..
also saw more humming birds than i could count, i love them they are so clever and beautiful!
I will let the pictures speak for themselves.. ENJOY..
... for me. Chris has gone zip lining over the cloud forest. It's been raining a bit (actually it's more like a hose on 'mist-mode'), which is not unusual, since the whole town is basically in the clouds. So this has meant that I've had a free afternoon and I decided to chill out at the guesthouse with a cup of tea and catch up on some editing of photos and contemplating this update.
From where I sit in my guesthouse I can see the forest over the mountains, lots of low ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsVilla Decary Nuevo Arenal
Beautiful guest house! Amazing view of Lake Arenal
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