Rincon de la Vieja Lodge
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meals or go into town…but who cares, it’s a free room at a beautiful tropical
resort, I’ll eat PB&J for a few days! And I will have the place to myself?!
Peace and quiet at the base of Volcano Miravalles! It may be hard to go back to
the bustle and heat of Upala. I do still have the invites to Siempre Verde,
Carmensita’s family coffee farm, Estevan beach house and ...
... was included with tbe adventure day pass that we had bought. As mum and our Mark hadn't bought the pass we kept passing them food under the radar. I think we were busted by the waiter a couple of times. Next up was the ziplining. This time mum was in. She was a tad nervous to say the least when the guy was explaining everything; how to hold on, brake etc etc. Little did she know that you basically step off the ledge and let gravity and ...
... really tight though so I couldn't actually undo the knot holding the buoy to the rope so Martin eventually did it. Which was lucky really as I would have needed someone to actually hold the buoy while I undid the knot, octopus I am not. Then under the water we went. The visibility was horrible and there was a really strong current. To try and keep together we all linked arms around my anchored buoy line. So remember the mask that didn't fit my face? Every couple ...
... and guacamole and a fruit plate at big trout bar and then changed into our walking clothes. The first trek was the waterfall path lots of steps going down the steps were damp but the weather had turned and shorts were good again and the sun was favoring us. After the waterfall we made our way via a shuttle back to reception and then we had to walk back down into the park. It was closing in on the aviary feeding time so that was where we went. All ...
... were to seek assistance from one of the guides. Braking was necessary between some of the platforms in order to keep from coming in too fast and slamming into a tree. Braking was done by pulling down on the steel cable with our gloved hand. The gloves we were issued had a heavy strap of leather across the palm. However, if we braked too much we might stop midway between the two platforms, and it would then be necessary to use a ...