Rio Chirripo Retreat
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Outdoor pool
- Hot tub
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Travel Blogs from Chirripo National Park
... Spills and Thrills + lounging on the beach reading and napping -/+ dog sniffing mikes head and scarring him (haha!) - panicking we missed the bus home and will need to pay a butt load to get back to the hostel + chicken on the bus + cold beer + off the beaten track bus ride into San Jose that showed just how beautiful this country truly - 5am wake up call - garbage on the beach + Costa Rican coffee; even mike likes it! He got cappuccino in the airport and is basically in love + good ...
... feeding flower. We however did not have any food. Attracted by the bright colours on our tops (I stupidly had chosen a bright pink hoody!) they would literally fly within inches of our face, hover and then dart off again. Our guide was so funny. He kept trying to tell us all about the birds but every 20secs would be ducking out the way as another hummingbird charged at him. We must have laughed for about an hour nonstop. It made us ...
... squirrel monkeys. The highlight though was seeing a sloth even though it was sleeping high up in the trees. There was even a second sloth which had a baby (according to guides) and this was even harder to see.
The trail led down to a spit that over the years connected to an island and created a spectacular beach on each side. There were raccoons everywhere and they looked and acted like suspicious burglars. They had ...
... the hotel restaurants, then came back to the room to enjoy the view on our private balcony. And we enjoyed it all the way through sunset! So relaxing! We had dinner at another hotel restaurant, El Avion, which is a restaurant built around a historic 1955 C-123 cargo aircraft that the CIA and Oliver North used to deliver arms to the Nicaraguan rebels in the Iran-Contra affair during the 1980's. The plane is now the ...
... 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 ...