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... tree was completely hollow with holes in the sides too - it's quite hard to describe and easier to look at a photo.
It was even possible to climb up inside one of the trees. David went all the way up but Maria just went half way because she was afraid she wouldn't make it down again. We met some locals by the tree killing time on a lazy Sunday afternoon. One of them had lived in Santa Elena for 15 years, but had never went ...
... our guide, Jorge was in a canoe.
The trip started in Muelle on the river called Peņas Blancas. We saw an impressive amount of wildlife on this trip! Highlights:
- Spectacle owl (orange chest)
- Jesus Christ lizard (so named because it runs ON the water - Brian spotted it on a tree trunk. It wasn't until we got close that we realized what it was)
- Howler monkeys
- Poison Dart Frog (tiny ...
Time was definitely getting away from us. We still had so much to see and do before the Wedding in April. So with that in mind we booked our transport for the next morning to the Costa Rican/Nicaraguan border. This left us a smidgin of time to check out the local ficus tree.
... to the pacific coast and our hotel in Playa Carillo. It has been 3 days and I had yet to see any howlers...heard them most definitely but not a single sighting. We met several people who said that they saw whole families of them today (Wednesday) at the hanging bridges just up the road from the hotel. With that in mind, I emailed our driver and changed our pick up time to 11. I'm not leaving the rainforest without seeing monkeys...had to squeeze in an early morning Hanging ...
... from the tops of other trees) and sends its roots down to the ground, smothering the host tree to the point where there will be a massive hollow from an old ficus tree, where the host tree used to be but died. There is another hummingbird garden here, where the guide will show you how to place your hands on the feeder in a way that the hummingbirds will land on you to get better and more comfortable access to the sugar water.
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