Bahia Paraiso Rain Forest Lodge
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... as 'the most biologically intense place on earth'. While our travels to Central America were many months away, that desire to visit Osa was already implanted in our brains and it would be the first stop in our 3-week adventure with Jenn's mom, Janet. We took the 5am bus from San Jose down the coast to the hot little town of Palmar Norte where a taxi driver named Marcos picked us up and drove us to Sierpe. The sleepy little town of Sierpe sits on the Rio ...
... juice and biscuits supplied by Daniel, along with juice and chunks of fresh coconut from one he had gathered off the beach and cracked open for us. Then it was on to the next 45-minute snorkel session, which of course ended up being more like 90 minutes again! The morning session had actually been a bit overcast at times, yet still provided an amazing experience, but the sun really came out to shine in the afternoon.
By this point, pretty much all of ...
Ship's position : LAT - 8.18.96N LONG - 84.13.16W Ship's speed : 12.3 knots Wind speed : 24.9 knots (28.7mph) Temperature (midday) : 27c / 80.6f Temperature (late evening) : 27.5c / 81.5f Sunrise : 6.43am Sunset : 6.40pm Time : GMT -5 hours The southernmost point of this sector of the world voyage came and went in complete darkness overnight as we rounded the Peninsular do Azuero. The sun rose long before I did and when I joined it, it was high in a beautiful, cloudless ...
The Corcovado National Park is the largest tropical rain-forest of Costa Rica and the last great origianl tract of tropical rain-forest in Pacific Central America. It is located on a peninsula, south-west of Costa Rica. This part of Costa Rica used to be an island.
We met our tour guide in Puerto Jimenez and drove to ...
... waiting for it to cool down a little before starting. They had been supplied with bikes but only 2 bikes, and there were 3 of them, and the rocky, up hill, potholed road was almost impossible to ride on, so they stuck to walking.
Then there is Gringo Karl's bar. Karl was in banking but decided to change his life completely (about the time of the crash) and came to Drake as there is no bank or ATM. His bar looks out over a small valley to higher land and as he ...
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