Pacuare Nature Reserve-Casa Grande
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Amazing last day in Costa Rica pent whitewater rafting down the class III - IV rapids of rio pacuare
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Today we had wake up at 5:30 to be ready to leave for our rafting trip at 6:00 am! We were picked up by two buses, one with Roberto and the other with his hilarious brother Daniel. It was about a 2 hour drive through the mountains to the Pacuare River. On our way we drove right through a volcano! We also went through a cloud forest and saw " …
Apologies for a late final post! I was a bit of a zombie on the journey home and would have rambled more than normal. Left Costa Rica more than a week ago now, but wishing I was still there. It was tough coming home and facing the real world... Not that life is too rough at the moment, down in busselton finishing off my elective with a family …
... but the last thing we did on horseback was go riding in the ocean, so that rinsed them a bit. And then when we got back to the hotel I'd gone straight into the shower with them on and given them a very long rinse then too because I didn't want them reeking of horse if I needed to use them again. Well, I guess my efforts were insufficient because Jo could still smell the horse on them. Sigh.
At 9:45 we hopped in the boat and headed out to check out the turtles. ...
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Sometimes the animals were so hard to see.. from the flora and fauna.. all green and they would be camouflaged.. like green frog or iguanas -- amazing how the boat driver would spot them.. and he would just point it to us so we don't scare the animals.
... guides during nesting season, on assigned, marked portions of the beach. The rest of the nesting area is off limits. The money from these tourists helps to support the work of the conservancy.
Tortuguero is a small town with a main street leading up to the entrance to Tortuguero National Park. As we strolled past the school we were reminded of the high literacy ...