Costa Rica 2022, Day 11

Monday, February 21 Instead of going out for breakfast today, we ordered in ahead of time. Two women brought us an amazing meal and set it up for us. It included eggs, pancakes, yogurt, granola, hash browns and back bacon. There was so much food we ended up saving a lot of it for theContinue reading “Costa Rica 2022, Day 11”

Costa Rica 2022, Day 10

Sunday, February 20 This morning we headed to a very new location for us – the cloud forest. It would take us about three and a half hours to drive to Monteverde. The roads were fine until we started to head up into the mountains. Here they were not well paved – there were manyContinue reading “Costa Rica 2022, Day 10”

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 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 1 to 3

Tuesday, February 18 Mike and I decided to go to Costa Rica last April. It had been quite a while since we had gone on a vacation, other than Disney World. Before deciding on an itinerary, I did hours of research. I devoured a couple of tour guides and learned as much as I couldContinue reading “Costa Rica 2020, Day 1 to 3”