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 ...
... for two hours. Then the conversation took a turn.
1. They got a pulperķa. They can now buy processed stuffs, chips, and junk food. "Diabetes is an increasing problem," she said.
2. Without shoes, people's soles are hard and durable. They introduced shoes. Now they have soft feet. "But I think it's okay," she said.
3. The plaque that builds up on your teeth when you don't ever brush actually protects from cavities. ...
... which is a tiny
little settlement laying on the road south. We stayed in a lovely
backpackers named Tucan, where we wiled away a couple of evenings
lounging around in the many hammocks and swings that adorn the hippy tat
strewn communal area, chatting and listening to the chill out music.
We were invited to go to a massive dance party that night, but the bus
wasn't returning until 4am, and ...
... pick up food and supplies for the following couple days on the way up Chirripo.
We had seen a sign for homemade trail mix and goat cheese along the way so we stopped in and chatted with the couple and their family who were happy to show us around the sustainable goat cheese factory/ house with a homemade yurt that overlooked the entire valley. Pretty interesting people to say the least. Another early bedtime made it possible to set out at 3:30am and ...