Bahia Paraiso Rain Forest Lodge
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Then in the mid 80s the bananas developed a fungus problem, the prices fell and there was labour unrest. So the United Fruit Company left. It was a disaster for the town but the government decided to help by establishing a duty free shopping area of 50 shops to stimulate business. They were also aware that many Costa Ricans (or Ticos as they prefer to be known) crossed into Panama for duty free purchases so this provided a way of cutting back on that trade. It did ...
... our way through the rainforest, soaking in the sounds of animal night life in the approaching dusk. We emerged from the darkening forest back to the beach to the most beautiful sunset, literally ever. We all sat, silent and awestruck, watching the changing colors paint the clouds in hues of orange I have never seen before. I will never forget that sunset.
As the sun finally fell below the horizon, we made our way to ...
... assistant Carlos expertly helped us through the tour.
The tour spanned 13 platforms passing secondary and primary forests. There was also a little hike on a well-marked trail in the primary forest. The whole place was very beautiful and well-designed.
The ziplining itself was SO fun. It was kind of scary at first, but it quickly faded away as I was flying over the canopy. I never felt unsafe or unsteady, ...
... ankle and found something. Rice and beans and away to bed early as we have to cross a river before high tide so its 3.40am we need to be up and away. Lights off 8pm and everyone drops off except our tent neighbours a French couple who continue to speak loudly as if tent material 1micron thick is sufficient to absorb their garlic breathed utterances. after 20 minutes i give a loud SHHHHHH in their direction and they shut up.Its no wonder our nations hate each ...
... and Sylvie for another boat ride back across Drake Bay and up the Sierpe river to Sierpe. We inquired and found a local family that sold seafood and purchased fresh giant shrimp before proceeding for the 2 hour drive to San Vito where Ariandra lives and works. We were not planning to go to San Vito as it is a few hours out of our way but we wanted to giver Ariandra and Sylvia a ride back to Ariandra's in exchange for ...
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