Bosque de Paz
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- Continental Breakfast
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Non-smoking rooms
- Multilingual staff
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... David, Ben and Poppy were still confined to their sick beds, so Claire took me the short 15 minutes drive to pick up the bus, which was there ahead of time.
My tour guide, Alberto welcomed me on board as the first guest of the day and introduced me to Jorges, the driver, who didn't give me any welcome of any description.
After picking up a bus full (16) of passengers including a group of five Romanians we set off towards the Dako ...
... at Mawamba lodge we were thankful to see our driver waiting patiently
for us, though we do think he smiled a little as he saw us come around the
corner! He was nice enough to let us go into the restaurant we had been to a
couple of days ago to get some breakfast. Back on the road we headed west to a
town called El Silencio. This is in the heart of a tropical cloud forest of the
central volcanic valley in Los Bajos Toro. 500 acres of gently flowing creeks
... the active Arenal Volcano and a smaller inactive volcano Cerro Chato. Unfortunately most of the time the cloud covered the volcanoes so we didn't get to see what we were told was a magnificent view but we did get a couple of glimpses as the clouds thinned out. We climbed cerro chato which involved two hours of uphill hiking, first through open greenery and then through the rainforest, then dropping down steeply to the lake in the crater. It was good fun as there ...
... sights and we did try out most of the Eco-sports on offer. Costa Rica does have a well deserved reputation for protecting it's natural resources including many of it's most unusual critters and it does set an example that most countries would do well to copy. I do think they will need to guard against going to far in pandering to the package tourist that wants an amusement park experience and a Big Mac every where they go. And particularly ...
Ok get ready because this next blog is going to be a little like a remix containing the events of the last few days, featuring upcoming Ukrainian Canadian rapper John John. Enjoy the smash up :)
After arriving in Costa Rica, relieved that I had survived my layovers on the way here, I rested briefly and then prepared for the arrival of mi padre. Once we got back to ...