The Black River Safari takes you up Black River (which only looks black because of the tannin in the silt on the bottom). The tannin comes from the red mangroves. It’s a unique… Continue reading
Here’s some websites I found useful when planning my trip. Visit Costa Rica is the main tourism site. Your travel map route planner has travel distances and times. Your travel map tourist info CostaRica.com… Continue reading
A highlight of my trip was my visit to the Sloth Sanctuary of Costa Rica who care for and research these unusual and interesting creatures.
A private wildlife refuge means you need a guide to walk the trails anywhere but by the coast. Florentino aka Tino is one of the best. Safety conscious (three reasons you don’t grab a… Continue reading
Doing this to amuse myself during a 6+ hour layover. I have borrowed these images from The Wildlife of Costa Rica, a field guide.
Nearly at Panama, Manzanillo village on Costa Rica’s Caribbean Coast has a Caribbean vibe. Not just the buildings, trees, clothing, and souvenirs in red, gold, green and black, but the music you can hear… Continue reading
I find the leafcutter ants fascinating. Not only do they cut and transport large (comparatively) leaves down their superhighways, they have special cleaning ants on the leaves to stop bacteria getting in their… Continue reading
In Manzanillo, at Maxi’s bar, Kawe came down from Cahuita and got us dancing to their rhythmic and sometimes raunchy calypso tunes. Here you don’t get a chance to dance on your own.… Continue reading
At Cabinas Sumaqtikaq in Manzanillo Caribbean Coast, nearly at Panama.