Lake Coter Eco Lodge
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... for the amount of time we had (2 hours); that said it wasn't exactly a relaxing pace. We did the sedero bosque nuboso to continental divide where we were greeted with a view of mist, and then headed back on the swndero camino with a quick detour to the hanging bridge. We arrived back at start with 10 minutes to spare which I used to look at the hummingbirds feeding near the toilets. Student card knocked 10$ off entry here, fortunately I remembered mine, unlike normal.
Sigh pretty hard to wake up today! Up and ready to rumble at 6am, the coffee helped!
Slept like a baby on the ferry and then another 1hr to the Honduras - Costa Rica border. Most stressful border crossing so far - made sure I had the little piece of paper from Nicaragua but got conned into paying $1 extra in the confusion (could not be bothered to fight it). Then had to walk 1km with our luggage ...
... at a lovely park tucked into
the curves of the river. And as far as I can tell it was just as blue here as
it was in the park!
relaxed on the pebbly bank enjoying the cool morning, too cool to want to swim
in the chilly river, but still wonderful to enjoy nature. The river twisted and
turned on itself making a sharp corner where the water was quite deep. I stood
on the high bank contemplating if it ...
... no sign posts, we got lost. We spent at least an additional 2 hours to get onto the right road and head in the right direction. What made it even worse was the rain and darkness coupled with the thick fog! Katie wanted to stop for the night but I insisted we continue. After asking people for directions (in Spanish!) many times we eventually managed to find the house. By that time we had spent about 8 hours in the car. Not a great start, but we were glad to arrive.
... Pizza John's (which does have good pizza, though perhaps not as amazing as the graffiti'd walls would have you believe) is run by a Californian ex-pat. While we were there, several of his friends (at least two of which were also American ex-pats) arrived and we chatted with them. One in particular, from Louisiana originally, was extremely conservative (volunteering that he read Fox News online every morning and wouldn't return while Obama was in office) and of the ...