Corcovado Jungle Eco Lodge
Travel Blogs from Drake Bay
... money from travellers seem to operate unhindered. Many of the people we met in Drake have to go there every 3 months to renew visas by crossing the border and then re-entering Costa Rica and they have plenty of stories to tell.
Anyway, our host at Purruja Lodge kindly drove us to the bus station alleviating the need for case carrying at that stage, and we climbed aboard the bus to the border. It is necessary to obtain an exit stamp from Costa Rica before ...
Then we were off to Sirena station of the vast Corcovado National Park! The park is over 47,000 acres, and of the three ranger stations, Sirena is located deepest within the park and offers the most opportunities to see animals. It took over an hour to get to the heart of Corcovado, though it didn't seem that long because of the spectacular view of the park. It looked like the island from Jurassic ...
... allowed such a large and gaudy bird to grace this planet. They are noisy, social birds, and they loved to eat the nuts of the wild cashew trees that line the beaches. Every time I saw them fly overhead-- almost always in a pair--I was filled with an indescribable joy.
Osa was everything we hoped and more. It is hard to be believe, that after all the amazing things we have already seen and experienced in Costa Rica, that we can still be awed and surprised by its ...
... Fund a guy who for $6 per day will keep our car safe in in his back garden! Lunch was described as Tico Tapas, was in fact deep fried everything, scratchings, chips, various animal parts. Boat left Tico time at 1555hrs. Not a big boat but two huge outboards attached to the back of it and it could shift. After reading about the boat ride down the Sierpe River and into the Pacific we had envisaged Crocodile spotting, ...
... so far south in Costa Rica. Some excerpts from the tour books "Corcovado is unquestionably the most raw, challenging and rewarding park in Costa Rica. It truly is the mother of all parks. National Geographic has called it "the most biologically intense place on Earth in terms of biodiversity". Corcovado National Park contains approximately 140 species of mammals, 367 birds, 117 amphibians and reptiles, 40 types of freshwater fish, and it is estimated that there are some ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast