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... to the thick foliage, we were please to get just one decent photo.
As it was getting dark, we headed back to the lodge (which had no power) for a beautiful home cooked Indian feast before sleeping in a semi open-aired platform of the lodge. With a river nearby and the sound of insects humming, it was the perfect way to end the perfect day!
We were up at 4.45am for an early morning hike back to the Lek for a shorter but much noisier cock ...
... for the birds down the road so we went in there and spent the next 3 hours having a great time watching toucans and hundreds of hummingbirds all really close. It was really amazing and you sit in this awesome covered outdoor area and just watch!! At 1pm we walked down to do a tour at the Chocolate factory which was an hour, and we found out the whole process to how they make there chocolate which is just sold locally. It was very interesting and at ...
... different waterfalls. A cable-car suspended 152 meters above the forest took us to our trailhead. It was better then a ride in Disneyland and provided unforgettable views. The waterfalls themselves were full of rushing water. Some delved into pools, another trickled across our path. Not willing to swim, I did put my feet into the cool water. The whole experience was wonderful. I liked being out in nature away from the bustle of the city. We missed ...
... the different tribes and their cultures, including the process of shrinking human heads (aaaaarrrrrrgg!!!).On the actual Equator line we participated in a few science experiments such as, trying to balance an egg on the head of a nail - it can be done. Lesley achieved this with ease, I managed to get it balanced long enough to pull my hands away and Dane didn't quite get there. Another experiment involved ...
... We made it across the harbour safely and boarded a private bus. We drove across the island which was quite desolate and very volcanic like Hawaii Island was. At the top of the hill we changed vegetation and entered more of a rainforest climate. Our lunch stop was at a giant tortoise reserve. We passed 5 tortoises on the drive in and they were incredible. Really large and they were just wandering along. At the lunch stop we met the other boat ...