Bahia Paraiso Rain Forest Lodge
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... entry stamp into Panama. Once off the bus in the very busy border area we realised there are no signs at all and there is even a department store with doors into both countries – very confusing.
Eventually we located the CR Exit Counter, only a couple of hundred feet back from the border but because of the cases we had to go and acquire the stamps one at a time to avoid carrying the bags. After that someone magically popped up (honestly, he had been sitting ...
... into the secondary forest and saw white faced capucchin monkeys! They were so fluffy and cute! From there we went on a 8 km hike passing through the Sirena station and looping around to the beach again. With lunch the whole tour took about 5 hours.
The hike was not strenuous at all since we spent a lot of time wildlife watching, listening to Breyner's descriptions or waiting around for him. It was incredible ...
... Jimenez in a great backpackers, more cold water showers but we did have air-conditioning for the first time in over two weeks which was great for getting all the soggy clothes dry – it's so damp here all the time nothing dries properly and in the rainy season, books, sheets etc have been known to go mouldy.
Jan had organised a guide (Nito) for the 3 day trip into the park who came to talk to us the night before having just hiked back from the park that ...
CostaRicaCraig's first kayak trip
Craig said that though he
had gone canoeing many times around Wimberley this was the first time
he had ever been kayaking, hoped he didn't fall in. Fortunately the
water is quite warm and would not be problem it would be in cold or
swift moving water.
Craig was a natural in the kayak and had no trouble.
my kayak was full of ...
... guide and two helpers. Up wooden deck steps to Hotel and choose a cabin overlooking Pi=rates Cove near Drakes Bay (so called because Drake discovered it). Simple but nicely done with great views and hot water. At $94 a night this is serious overspend but all in the quest to see Sirenna in Corcovado Reserve, one of the most bio diverse places in the world. Managed to find another couple who we persuaded to go to ...
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