Rio Chirripo Retreat
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... crowds "20 bucks to smack me in the face as hard as you can"). Hollywood itself was a bit tacky but it was actually very exciting to see the iconic hillside sign up close, the Dolby Theatre where the Oscars are held, the famous handprints in the paving outside the Chinese Theatre and the stars on the pavement along Hollywood Boulevard - even if seeing that Winnie the Pooh's fine acting career had been deemed worthy of one gave us more unbridled joy than all the ...
Hello readers, I am posting late about yesterday (2/6) because we were so busy I didnt have time to blog! So we woke up early and took one of the red taxis to Manuel Antonio National Park, considered among the top 12 most beautiful National parks in the world. It is a tropical dry forest that is strictly under environmental protection due to the significant biodiversity of species found here and the fact that the ecosystem of the park itself ...
... Alex and Aurelie) in line for our first bus to San Isidro and were fast friends - both with the same destination in mind. Luckily Alex spoke Spanish so he was able to navigate us towards the bus station in San Isidro - always an adventure when your next bus isn't at the same station. We hopped on that bus which charged us as much for our luggage as it did for ourselves, but still quite cheap and were on route to San Gerard de Rivas. We were starting to worry ...
... Casa Oracion, which has had a lasting impact on my life. Now I don't want to scare my Father and have him thinking I've gone soft and renounced my cold blooded corporate lifestyle but I've definitely been left with a feeling that a little more room needs to be made in my life for some community service, perhaps in between million pound negotiations I could squeeze some soup kitchen work in, who knows. I should mention though that things would never have gone as well there if ...
The 19.5km downhill hike awaited us. Because of all the rocks and the rugged terrain, going downhill on Chirripo mountain is not easy. It took us about 2 hours to get back to the base camp. It was exhausting, especially with the sun now up and blazing. At that elevation, there were no trees to cover us. We were back and collapsed in the bunk bed at 8am.
We rested for what seemed like not enough ...
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