Samasati Nature Retreat
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Here in the jungle of Costa Rica, is a small seaside town called Puerto Viejo. A backpacker's haven. An expat's romance with the Caribbean Sea and the jungle beyond. Nestled high above is Samasati Nature Retreat, overlooking the rainforest jungle with the crashing waves of the caribbean in the distance and just 20 mins from town. With the most …
... more accidental babies. Tis a full house right now! Today I also experienced my first sloth death while being at the sanctuary. Bonnie, the sloth who had to have her arm amputated, died today. She had been doing ok but in the last week she's been really weak, not moving about, not eating much. It's really sad, she was really sweet. Sometimes they just don't make it though. Another horrible first I had today was Matteo. Matteo was a baby in the nursery ...
... despite this knowledge... So after the tour it was raining and we asked to see "J's palace" which he used to rent out to guests for $350 a night. It's now where he lives and on the way up to his room, which is basically a tree house, he grabbed some paper to roll a joint (this was at 11am) he smoked and showed us more... It was like an adults playroom with loads of cool gadgets, a huge box of snickers and a huge bowl full of weed in the middle on a ...
... was really heartbreaking. I also got to help out with Sarita, one of the other sloths i'm helping to look after, she weighed tons compared to Gi, heavy! Actually managed to get in baby time with Matthew again, he's so tiny and cute. He would be very easy to steal! During lunch I kept going back to check on Gi and was gently waking him up to make sure he ate some food. The only time he would eat it was when I was feeding it to him so spent some ...
... a cab from the hotel into town, and then catch the local bus. Turns out we had about 45 minutes to kill before the next bus came, and we were hungry. We found a fabulous vegetarian restaurant called Veronica's Place (came highly recommended). Their veggie burger was AMAZING. They also had a fresh fruit smoothie bar concept - a huge menu of various fruit blends, each one listed with the medicinal benefits. I went with a particularly refreshing and delicious Noni pineapple. ...