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”

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”