Monteverde Rustic Lodge
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Travel Blogs from Santa Elena
... On the bus ride to the park I meet Shannon and Chris from Canada who are also staying at Camino Verde. Shannon is super lovely and extremely chatty, so we get along like a house on fire. We arrive at the park and meet our guide Donald. The park is really beautiful and it's not too long until we see some large raccoon type animals running across the walking paths. During the tour we spot lots of different types of birds, snakes, spiders, monkeys and more raccoon animals. ...
... woken in the morning by howler monkeys and some chattery little birds which we have named 'Caitlin & Missy' birds as they are very vocal in their chattering!! We booked our boat trip for the first morning and went to meet Ronald our guide for the morning. We got in his car which towed the boat down to the sea and launched it on the beach. Ronald said that he couldn't promise we would see whales but would show us other things ...
... qualities of life, built around the inherent needs of the community? I have some ideas after serious reflection. If anyone is interested, they can read my final paper. :) Really, CRHF has the right intention and they are working in a much more sustainable way than many other NGOs that work with "the natives." It's just so tricky to determine what constitutes helping versus hurting.
Ultimately, the trip to Cabécar was ...
... Uvita Beach has a really long
promonotory (?) of sand that thrusts hundreds of metres out to sea,
culminating in a rock formation that looks incredibly like a whale's
tail. Our aim, like thousands before us, was to walk out to this
point. Twice we tried it and twice we failed - the water was so rough
that it was just to scary. Huge waves were hurtling towards eachother
along the entire ...
... This would have been amazing except the weather could not have been worse. A cloudy, windy, and raining pre –dawn made the hike and wait at the summit almost miserable and at 6:00am there was light, but a thick fog kept the view from the Caribbean to the pacific from being seen.
From the top it was 19.5 knee jarring km back to San Gerardo. We got back into town around noon where I checked into a private room and entered into a coma from 730pm ...