Costa Rica 2020, Day 13

Sunday, March 1 Today we were supposed to be going on an adventure tour to do ziplining and rappelling. A couple of days earlier I received an email asking if we could change our date but being at the end of the trip it wasn’t possible. We ended up having an unexpected free day butContinue reading “Costa Rica 2020, Day 13”

Costa Rica 2020, Day 12

Saturday, February 29 Today we said goodbye to Drake Bay and the Osa Peninsula. We gathered our things and Erik drove us down to the restaurant where we had our breakfast each morning. It is right on the beach so we could wait here for the ferry that would take us back to Sierpe. AgainContinue reading “Costa Rica 2020, Day 12”

Costa Rica 2020, Day 11

Friday, February 28 This was one of our favourite days. We spent most of the day hiking along the coast towards Corcovado. We covered 8 kilometers on the way out but that includes all of our stops to explore the beaches and climb over the rocks. The hike back was only 6 kilometers. We packedContinue reading “Costa Rica 2020, Day 11”

Costa Rica 2020, Day 10

Thursday, February 27 After spending five nights at Jaguar’s Jungle it was time to head to our next destination – Pacheco Cabins in Drake Bay. Drake Bay is a small seaside village that is located at the northern point of the Osa peninsula. It is home to some budget and mid-range hotels as well asContinue reading “Costa Rica 2020, Day 10”

Costa Rica 2020, Day 9

Wednesday, February 26 Today would be our second visit to Corcovado Park. This time we were headed to the Padrillo Ranger Station. My original plan was to visit the Padrillo area and to do the Llorona waterfall tour. Unfortunately the latter was the location of some illegal activity, so we were not permitted to visitContinue reading “Costa Rica 2020, Day 9”

Costa Rica 2020, Day 8

Tuesday, February 25 For Mike and I a free day rarely means a lazy day. This was our opportunity to do some exploring on our own. After breakfast we loaded up our packs with water and snacks and set off to explore the trails that lead towards Corcovado park. Being long distance runners, we haveContinue reading “Costa Rica 2020, Day 8”

Costa Rica 2020, Day 7

Monday, February 24 Today we went on a snorkeling tour to Cano Island (pronounced Can-yo). It’s a small, uninhabited island that is very popular for snorkeling and scuba diving. It’s about 16 km from the shore and it took about 45 minutes to get there. We were very lucky to have the same tour guideContinue reading “Costa Rica 2020, Day 7”

Costa Rica 2020, Day 6

Sunday, February 23 I was really excited to finally be going to Corcovado National Park! I had read about all the different types of animals and birds we might see there. The variety of species here is very diverse. It is a pathway between North and South America so there are many animals from bothContinue reading “Costa Rica 2020, Day 6”