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Nov 2, 2007 - Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Hola mi amigas y amigos, Today Mark, Karen and I took the road less traveled and enjoyed a comfortable private van ride to the rafting center in Siquerres. After picking up several more passengers in San Jose, we headed out of town, passing through a national forest en route. The rain forest/jungle is green green green, it being rainy season. The area has volcanic mountains, both dormant and slightly active, and the slopes of the rounded mountain were seas of green tropical plants and trees. As we left San Jose, the roadsides began to...Jump to full entry
Sep 14, 2007 - On to Cahuita...
After a day of walking around San Jose, we decided we needed some beach time. Cities all over the world are similar in one way or another - crowded, noisy, full of people with their heads down on their way to work. Parts of downtown San Jose felt like the Mission District in San Francisco - kind of dingy, packed with people and stores jammed to the rafters with little knick knacks, doo dads, flip flops and rice cookers. So we set out to the bus station the morning of the 14th, which was about a mile walk. A dred-locked guy with juggling...Jump to full entry
Aug 27, 2007 - CR: Cahuita, Cerro de la Muerte
Der am Meer liegende Nationalpark Cahuita gibt uns die Gelegenheit, einzigartige Pflanzen und unzählige Echsen, Spinnen, Krebse, Schlangen, Faultiere und Waschbären zu sehen. Nach einem Bananenplantagebesuch nimmt unser Bus den Pan American Highway bis zum Cerro de la Muerte auf 3820 m ü. M., und danach nächtigen wir in der Quetzalfarm. Der berühmte farbige Vogel Quetzal beobachten wir dann am nächsten Morgen.Jump to full entry