Blue River Resort & Hot Springs
Travel Blogs from Rincon de La Vieja National Park
... a hammock to finish waking up. Around 6 I was functioning and
went to the main cabin to make coffee. I took my coffee back to the gazebo to
watch the rainforest wake up. I counted 4 pairs of Toucans as they flew by
across the valley. They have a very unique call, which I can now identify thanks
to the Maleku man, and I wondered how many times I had missed seeing them just
because I didn’t recognize the call. It isn’t a call you would ...
... if weather and schedules all line up hiking Miravalles Volcano this weekend. Either way I am sure I will have a nice weekend, my last weekend, with the friends I have made here. I still need to make apple pie for my hosts too! I do not know yet if it will work out to visit Carmen's family coffee farm next week (it is sort of on the way to San Jose so I would leave Upala, go there ...
morning I woke up having no plans for the weekend, this put me in a low mood, I
hated to waste a weekend sitting around. I always knew I was a social person
but I never realized how much I need to socialize until it became difficult to
do so. So I hated the idea of spending a weekend alone. It was early and no one
else was up yet so I went for a bird watching walk. I walked north, the same
path I had seen the ...
... crackers and honey out to share. Omar eagerly
showed me that all along the restaurant there were short bamboo tubes hanging,
I hadn’t even noticed them before, but they were beehives! He took one down and
pulled it open exposing an intricate honeycomb, not as neat and tidy as
European Honey bees but it did the job. Norma grabbed a spoon and scooped out
some of the wax and honey for me. I was shying away ...
... Volcano....supposedly...when there are no clouds. The run was refreshing and felt good for my body and soul. Also made the shower much more enjoyable. I used to run all the time and have been out of the habit for a few years now. I have decided I will run at least three days a week here, to build a new habit to take back home with me. The runs are not as good for bird watching, however, so I do want to continue ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet