Travel Blogs from Monteverde
The road up to Monteverde is unpaved at the request of its citizens. It was a very difficult drive!
During the Korean war in the early 1950's, a group of 12 Quaker families left their native USA because of the punishments they had to endure for not sending their sons to war. They decided to move to Costa Rica which had no army since 1948, …
Costa Paraiso in Dominical was fabulous! The beach was very nice and we had it all to ourselves! The food was excellent especially the tomato-spinach-mushroom pasta. There was also a cute cat named Mucha that lived at the resort.
In the nearby Manuel Antonio National Park, we saw lots of wildlife including birds, frogs and monkeys. Did you know 27% of Costa Rica is protected area?
Mcafeain this morning and it did not look like it was going to stop. This area may be great for its lack of mosquito's but the downside is that it is raining a great deal. So we left with our Argos water jackets (oh yes the professionals) and after a few minutes we agreed that we were not going to last two minutes in this weather let alone a 2 mile …
It was raining and cold and we departed early across a lake to Monteverde. We were unable to appreciate the landscape as the cloud line was low. The sun brightened up and we took the bus at the other end of the lake journey to Monteverde.
We were staying at El Establo which was initially a farm established by a family who along with other …
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.~Benjamin Franklin
So today is my last day at the Institute and I can't for the life of me believe that it is finally here. It is strange to think that just 2 weeks ago I was sitting at my desk in my dorm room in Tampa reading about Costa Rica. Of course when I got here I had know idea what I read. I ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
Plenty of space for our family of 5. No air conditioning and upstairs loft was too hot (no fans available). Buffet breakfast included was okay.
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