Hotel Borinquen Mountain Resort
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 ...
... to San Jose to catch my flight) but if it does I will be leaving Tuesday of next week! Otherwise I leave Upala on Wednesday or Thursday, I don't want to risk any mishaps with timing and buses so I will spend a couple of nights in San Jose before I fly out early on Saturday. Sorry no pictures, just wanted to give everyone an update. I'm sure I will have some stories by Monday, just like ...
... the leaf cutter ants on, and found a path along a
field of beans and to the river. It was a lovely morning, sunny and warm, and I
was excited when I came upon a Bare-throated Tiger Heron. He honked at me as I
approached and took off to fly across the river. I had missed the opportunity
to get a picture before scaring him off and was disappointed, he was a very
pretty heron. I walked further along the river; I ducked ...
... swarm of tiny bees
and they laughed and told me that they cannot sting. That made me feel better, sure they were tiny
(barley larger than a fat mosquito) but I assumed they would still sting. I
didn’t have my camera when we opened the hive but there are a few bees making a
nest on the edge of the sink that can try to get a photo of.
The day flew by; I didn’t even take
any of my ...
... evening walks on some days in addition to my morning walks. Different birds are active in the evening than in the morning.
I had told my hosts I liked to watch birds and that is where I would go each morning and evening when I walked. Their response to this was to put out a bird feeder! It was a roughly built perch with a plastic container, they filled it with rice. I got a very good view of a pale ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center