Day 4: Woodpeckers, snorkelling and night-time adventures…

I am writing this sat under a mimosa, the light is fading, flocks of noisy toucans head towards their roost, the occasional howler monkey’s monster-like call can be heard coming from the trees in the distance, and the night time insects begin their chorus.  In front of me there is a makeshift football pitch where …

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Day 2: San Jose to Gandoca: sloths, vultures and desolate shores

  It is a 6am breakfast and a 7am departure from the hotel.  The sun is shining and the city looks better already. Today we are taking a five hour drive to Gandoca which is a stretch of coastline at the very south east corner of the country bordering Panama.  Our guide, Jonathon is a …

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