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 ...
... from the sometimes mediocre snorkeling experiences I've had elsewhere in the world, where the guides are seemingly there to only ensure nobody drowns, rather than to ensure they are really enjoying themselves. A big kudos to the Pirate Cove Hotel, for running such a top-notch operation.
Typically, the Pacific Ocean isn't the best place for snorkeling, since the waters aren't the clearest, and the wildlife can be a bit lacking when compared to ...
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 ...
... if no one else could ring ahead then I'd be one of the first ones there in the morning.
When I arrived there were people camping outside the ticket entrance overnight like some kind of teenage boy band fanatics – HELLO, IT’S A ******* WALK!
In complete refusal to queue up for a walk, I went and got a hostel so I could finally treat myself to a wash (with warm water :O) have some food, and seeing as I was shattered, a ...
... 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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