Walk with the Eyes of …
Red eyed tree frog

Walk with the Eyes of …

This morning started rainy.  The forecast is for a sunny afternoon, but for now, it is pretty damp here and humidity is very high too up at 86%.  The rooms…

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Salut Manatus!
Three toed sloth (and baby!)

Salut Manatus!

Our base in the Tortugero National Park is the Manatus Lodge.  Access is via boat transfer only - and let's hope they keep it that way!  There are plans to…

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Alajuela to Tortuguero
Local girl on a swing Tortugeuro National Park Costa Rica

Alajuela to Tortuguero

The transfer to Tortugero took all morning - but what a lovely way to spend it.  We drove past banana plantations, fields of papaya, coconuts and plantains learning a little about the…

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Accommodation Review – Xandari Resort & Spa – Alajuela
Xandari Resort & Spa Alajuela - Welcome drinks

Accommodation Review – Xandari Resort & Spa – Alajuela

Architecturally designed Xandari has 24 spacious villas nestled on a 40-acre plantation surrounded by lush gardens, with terraces facing spectacular views of Costa Rica's majestic Central Valley day and night.…

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Costa Rica – Finding Your Way Around

All the destinations on our Costa Rica itinerary are listed below in chronological order.  Click on those you are most interested in to navigate straight to the relevant page. Costa…

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Costa Rica – What I’m Packing

This is a tough trip to pack for because we have a maximum 40lb luggage allowance as we are taking internal flights.  It's therefore definitely a case of less is…

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