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The land of the Incas near Cusco and the Sacred Valley is a great … Author Paulina Romero When you visit Cuenca you understand why is was chosen as a World Cultural Heritage Site on 1999: the cobblestone streets, the churches, old buildings, convents, etc. The people provide the … Author Paulina Romero The two and a half hours from Cuenca are worth it! Ingapirca is an Inca fortress hidden between the Andes. Our guide makes it alive again!! What a culture. Landscapes around encourage you to continue … Author Paulina Romero After a 45 minutes flight, we landed in Cuenca, the flight was a good start... all those volcanoes below as welcoming us to our fast journey. Cuenca, so beautiful. Don't want to waste a minute so we … Author Denis Mason After a good night's sleep it was time to check out and drive to the airport for our flight to Quito, leaving Costa Rica behind, but taking with us countless memories of our recent advenures.
We … Author Denis Mason The 5:30 coffee delivered to our room was a welcome accompanyment to packing ahead of the 50 minute flight to San Jose.
Back at the Grano de Oro hotel we were able to go online and see our wedding … Author Denis Mason A "free day" to do as little or as much as we liked. After thoughts of taking it easy we read that there was a walk to a famous beach, 2 hours along the coast, so we decided to do … Author Jeff Welgoss Regrettably our trip has come to an end. One last delicious robust breakfast overlooking the rain forest and saying good bye to Pooks Hill, the Mayan ruins and a few scorpions. Cindy won't miss the … Author Denis Mason Another speedboat ride another playful pod of dolphins, en route to Cano Island, 1.5 hours offshore from Drake Bay.
We enjoyed some great snorkeling with White-tipped Reef Sharks, Puffer fish, … Author Jeff Welgoss Our final full day in Belize and a great finale. Author Denis Mason Before we even arrived in the Corcovado national park we had enjoyed a dramatic morning. Minutes after our speedboat had left the hotel we saw a dolphin chasing a fish - both jumping out of the … Author Jeff Welgoss Today included dad's one attempt at unseating Andrew Zimmern as Bizarre Foods host. Author Denis Mason To get to Aguila de Osa in Drake Bay we took two small planes, two cars and a speedboat. With just 30 minutes between flights we didn't have much time to play with, although there was live English … Author Jeff Welgoss Inland to the jungle. From "tourist central" to an oasis in the middle of the jungle where our hot water is created by burning cohune palm nuts. Author Denis Mason Driving around the volcano, we noticed it was throwing out even more smoke/ash, more than William had seen before too. It looked like a pyroclastic flow was coming towards us...but we still got out … Author Denis Mason Up early for a paddle on the Penas Blancas river. A great way to explore the area in silence and at a gentle pace. As well as the many birds, we "Jesus Christ" lizards, Otters, Bats, a 3.5m … Author Jeff Welgoss Somehow this event didn't make it into "1000 Places to See Before You Die." Author Denis Mason The transfer to Arenal was billed as the "ride of our lives" by William and indeed took us down some of the bumpiest roads in the country, and then onto a ferry for the last 30 minutes. It … Author Jeff Welgoss More about the title in a bit.
The most memorable event of the day had to be one of the top 3 showers of my life. Still G-rated.
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