La Leona eco Lodge
Travel Blogs from Corcovado National Park
... a French family. He must have been knackered! I woke up at 3am feeling sick and by 5 was wondering if I could manage – a quick read of the medical advice we’d been given and a toxic cocktail of 2 drugs later, we hopped into a 4WD for the 2 hour drive to Carate. One thing that the Lonely Planet and Trip Advisor reviews talk about are how bad the roads are here even in the dry season. Based on that I was expecting something akin to the Paris-Dakar, what we got was ...
... to avoid a charge as they have four big tusk-like teeth and can be nasty if they have young to look after. We were crouched down watching them a big male turned and caught our scent and i saw Roger look behind to see if there was any high ground or trees to climb, and there wasnt, so we had to make a retreat, a short distance but thankfully they didnt charge. After that we went to the mouth of the Rio (river) Sirena where it meets the sea and thankfully ...
... and insects to eat, 3 types of monkeys, and four Bairds Tapir's which look like a cross between a hippo and an elephant, one just walked past us on the beach when we had lunch! he also found a Boa Constrictor on a branch which we got quite close to and got some shots of, it was great to see these things where they live. The new camera i bought is so poor im using the camera on my phone instead which is better quality. you get what you pay for and i shouldnt have been so ...
... were so grateful to her and obviously very relieved, a potential disaster had been averted due to the kindness of this lady.
Later on, we spotted a nice cheap local restaurant that looked good for dinner. Unfortunately it closed at 5pm, so we decided to shower and go and get the food to take away. We enjoyed half the meal on the beach whilst watching the sunset then headed back and chilled in the hostel for the evening, catching up on a few emails and planning the next few days. ...
... it was touristy, we still had a great time here. As usual nowadays, we did not do much here, but the one thing we did was definitely an awesome experience. We went on one of the many and famous canopy tours here in the region. We zip lined of over a dozen platforms with the longest one being around 400 meters and providing us with an astonishingly beautiful view over the valley. The thing that is really worth remembering though is the extras included in ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Pets allowed