Rios Tropicales Lodge
Travel Blogs from Siquirres
So how many times do you have to hop on a tractor in order to catch a raft in order to whitewater rapid your way to your hotel? After yet another GPS misadventure we found ourselves beside the Pacure River strapping on those o-so-flattering yellow helmets (not sure they would absorb any punishment but would probably make it easier to find the body), and life jackets that seemed a touch beyond their best-buy date. The Rio Pacure has been ranked by National Geographic as one of ...
... a small town of about 1,600 residents. We were told that 95% of the residents rely on the tourism trade to make a living – the only ones that don’t are people like teachers, medical staff, and police. There is a turtle conservation center that we are planning on exploring tomorrow. Our guide took us to the beach where he pointed out a nest that a turtle had probably just laid eggs in the night before – it is basically a 4 foot diameter depression in ...
... and it was interesting to see a different perspective, the best part of the day though was being able to have a coffee tasting!
After all of us were jacked up on caffeine we made our journey back to Santa Elena. I headed to my coffee shop as per usual, and hung out with some friends and checked emails then we went and ate pizza, Oi, was that a big deal. It took us about 15 minutes to order. Most of the students ...
Hey there, Friendship,
I have reignited my blog for ease of communication. You see, if you chat to everyone back home, then they hear about your adventures first hand. However, if you live on an island which I have discovered is the Oxford English Dictionary definition of the middle of nowhere, then blogging is a far easier method of making sure the world doesn't forget about me.
The lowdown is that I am living on an island ...
... and the most cost effective way to eat. Sodas are a cross between an American style diner and a cafe. I have a ´typico plato´ of local foods containing fried fish, rice with beans and plantain.
We plan our activities for the next day and go for a stroll in the evening to a local cafe close to our accommodation. On route we have the most amazing surprise, discovering a three toed sloth by the side of the road. I was terrified at first not knowing what it was, ...
How has this lodge rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free parking