Rios Tropicales Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free parking
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... docks sticking out into the water. You noticed right away that while there were many boats of all kinds on the water, there wasn't one person IN the water. This is crocodile territory!
Very early the next morning we had a guide, Roberto, take us out in his quiet electric motor boat to explore the canals of the National Park area. A very nice young couple from England that was also staying at our hotel joined us. We enjoyed getting to know them while Roberto ...
So we were pumped, another day on the road and a new border to cross. We knew it was going to be a bit different crossing into Costa Rica as we had heard they are a lot stricter with their visa, sometimes even making you show proof of onward travel and bank balances. We got to the border and filled out our forms and the woman behind the counter blurted out a heap of spanish at me. I couldn't tell what she was asking or saying but on the second or third go realised she was asking ...
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 ...
... other, it's such a beautiful place.
The first night we arrived we went on a tour at 10pm in search of Green Turtles nesting eggs. We were lucky to see two turtles as it's the end of nesting season. What a magnificent site this was watching the turtle lay eggs, bury them and then head out back to sea. The turtles can lay up to 1000 eggs a season which runs from ...
... and oh boy was it fantastic! Frozen fruit and water, nothing else! It was pure tastiness! While I was there, I was checking e-mail and of course Facebooking and writing today's entry, and one of the gentleman just came up to me and said you have a beautiful smile. And said, I don't know what made me say that to a random stranger but you do. Turns out his wife and he go to Haiti and the Dominican Republic every year and work in orphanages. I am continually amazed ...