The “Idle” Traveller …

I was booked onto an early morning bird watching hike this morning, departing at 5.45am.  There was no need for an alarm though - the howler monkies were up and…

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Buen Provecho – Osa Peninsula
Blue Morpho butterfly - beautiful even with wings closed in this light

Buen Provecho – Osa Peninsula

The day started early at 5am with a beautiful sunrise - doubled by its reflection in the Pacific Ocean.  The first few minutes just before I wake up are usually like…

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Bajos del Toro to Osa Peninsula
Lapa Rios Eco Lodge - Welcome Drinks - Pipa Fria with bamboo straws

Bajos del Toro to Osa Peninsula

We set off at 10.30 from Bajos del Toro on a cool, wet morning and arrived at San José Domestic Departures terminal a couple of hours later, all set for…

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The Oxcart Path to Sarchi
Sarchi Oxcart

The Oxcart Path to Sarchi

It's not many trips that offer you a bare knuckle ride two days in a row.  Yesterday, we were expecting adventure.  Today, we were expecting a quiet drive to the…

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