Costa Rica

 

Monteverde

Monteverde

Tarzan meets sloth in Monteverde, Costa Rica

Set high in the hills in central Costa Rica, up an unsealed road, is nature’s paradise, Monteverde and Santa Elena. Surrounded by lush green forest, these two national parks have stunning old growth forest to hike through, canopy bridges and zip lines to keep visitors entertained for days. Read More

 

 

 

 

 

Montezuma Waterfall

Montezuma Waterfall

Sun and waterfalls in Montezuma, Costa Rica

At the bottom of Península de Nicoya is the relaxed and pretty beachside town of Montezuma.

Here, you can finally close your wallet and enjoy nature’s wonders for free including the three teared, stunning Montezuma Waterfall. Just a 20 minute walk from town, you can bring out your inner daredevil and jump off 10 metre high platforms or just watch the locals make perfect dives. Read More

 

Tortuguero National Park

Tortuguero National Park

Turtles, Crocodiles and Canoes in Tortuguero

Sandwiched between the river and ocean on the northern Caribbean cost is the relaxed village of Tortuguero. Surrounded by dense old growth forest and rivers, boats, canoes and legs are the only means of transport here.

Canoe tours allow you to get super close to wildlife in Tortuguero National Park. This is the most stunning jungle I have seen to date which is packed with tall trees that are covered with creepers and home to 400 bird species, 60 species of frogs, three species of monkey, and caiman and crocodiles. During our tour, we saw baby crocodiles, caimans, birds, turtles, lizards and a spider monkey came down to the water’s edge for a drink as we passed. Read More

 

 

Puerto Viejo

Puerto Viejo

Pooing Sloths in Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica

It’s not every day you see a sloth in the wild and its a pretty special day if you get to watch one poo. For fellow traveller Ralph, his relaxing walk along the beach near Puerto Viejo took a lucky turn when one of these strange look

ing, slow animals came down from its tree for a once a week toilet break. This little one attracted a small crowd but didn’t seem too phased as he dug his hole, did his business and filled it back over again.

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