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Our Costa Rica Quest
Whitewater rafting the Sarapiqui
Our Family Vacation(INCLUDING GRANDMA!) Who knew she would fall out of the raft?
OUR ADVENTURE BEGINS
8:30 a.m. - Shhhhh!!! The Limo surprises the kids and arrives to pick us up at the House to take us to O'Hare. The kids were so surprised and could hardly believe it.
2-8:45-pm Airplane Ride. Smooth Flying!
9:00 pm - Walk out San Jose Airport and see our Driver from Adventure Life waiting for us with a "Maki" sign.
9:30 pm - …
ONLY DAY TWO?
6:15 - A very nice, large, air conditioned van comes to transport us to Tortuguero, right on time. There is a very nice driver and our guide. The guide spoke great english and informed us greatly about things we would see. The guide also educated us about the past and present condition of the rainforests of Costa Rica and its history. Very …
WHAT TIME DID YOU SAY?
4:50 A.M. CANAL WILDLIFE TOUR:
Our guide wakes us up with a knock on the door for our 5:30 am canal tour. What a beautiful way to start the morning. We were able to see: a caman, all three types of monkeys (Howler, White faced, Spider), iguanas, nocturnal birds, Jesus Christ Lizards walking on water. And when we returned one of the gardeners …
DID YOU SAY BATS?
We had to say goodby to Turtle Beach but now we were on to the next adventure: BATS!
This day was spent transfering back (all perfectly arranged and ALL ON TIME!)to the middle (or so) of Costa Rica to a nice little country inn called La Quinta de Sarapiqui. Nice little Inn with nice, clean rooms (still no air conditioning, but heavily …
WHITE WATER RAPIDS ROCK!
Start off with great breakfast and hummingbird watching off our bedroom porch. Get packed up to leave for our next adventure: White Water Rafting with Aguas Bravas.
Again, get picked up right on time by Aguas Bravas and head to river. We were met by our rafting guide and carefully instructed of safety measures. I was a little concerned about …
AHH, AIR CONDITIONING!
Although you didn't know what you were missing with air-conditioning until you had it again. Wow, dry clothing and no sweat! Lomas Del Volcan is very nice! Sitting out on our porch, overlooking the volcano and having in-room coffee is like being in heaven. BEAUTIFUL!
90 MINUTE GUIDED WALK: Start this day off with a good breakfast and a 90 …
ZIP LINE THROUGH CANOPY
We start the day off with our last adventure before transfer back to San Jose to catch our flight back to the States: Its Zip Linning!
ZIP LINNING: Again we set this excursion up through the hotel and it was great. The place is called Ecoglide and they are fabulous! My son thought this was the best adventure yet! The team of guides were …
DON'T WANT TO GO!
3:45 am our transportation to the airport arrives. However, not before the hotel staffs makes sure we had coffee waiting for us in the lobby and bananas for the kids to eat! What a gracious staff at Hotel LeBegerac!
6:30 Airplane leaves to United States and head for home!
Definitely will go back and visit Monteverde Cloud Forest and …
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