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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Finally the holiday was to begin, we were due to be picked up at 6.30 from the hotel but the heavy rains had caused a landslip on a road through the Braulio Carrillo National Park, so the coach was an hour and a half late getting to us. We had to leave much of our luggage behind at the hotel as there was a weight limit on the boats that …
Heute morgen gehts also schon um 5.30 Uhr los, Treffpunkt an der Rezeption. Ich hab mich freiwilig für die Tour angemeldet, in der Hoffnung, die besten Tiere zu sehen, weil die ja eher morgens wach sein sollen. Erster auf der Liste ist natürlich das Faultier. Caro macht nicht mit, ihr langt die Nachmittagstour, aber ich will schliesslich kein Tier …
Heute gehts also los, um 6.30 Uhr heisst es bereit stehen ohne Frühstück. Glücklicherweise fällt mir das Aufstehen in diesen Ländern irgendwie leichter und trotz bereits Schlaf im Flugzeug können wir auch im Hotel super schlafen. Also sind wir topfit ready um 6.30... Ring.. klingelt schon das Telefon, unglaublich aber wahr, der Shuttle ist zu früh …
... guides know that the tourists can come in to watch. The turtles are basically in a trance when they’re laying their eggs, so we were standing literally 2 feet behind this monstrous 4 foot diameter green sea turtle, watching her drop egg after egg (spherical, about the size of a ping pong ball, with a soft shell) into her nest. It takes her less than a half hour to lay these eggs. Then, she rests, and starts to cover the eggs. We got to watch her start to cover the ...
... Rica, the spider monkey, the white faced monkey and the howler monkey. And finally we saw wild caymans, which are pretty much small crocodiles, about 4 feet long. We also saw a black snake. When we got back we had a very late breakfast. We didn't have lunch because we were stuffed, instead we waded around in the water. Later we learned that it was dangerous to swim, even wade in the ocean, because of strong rip currents and sharks. We then had an ...