You can’t be lucky all the time

According to the numerous tour touts in La Fortuna the trip from Arenal to Monteverde is spectacular. We couldn’t really tell you firsthand, but having just looked at Google images it does look as though they were telling the truth. Lake Arenal according to Google imagesWhat we saw (or didn't) as we crossed the lakeThe … Continue reading You can’t be lucky all the time

Costa Rica, pura vida

We’ve only been in Costa Rica for 72 hours and so far we’ve seen: howler monkey, spider monkey, capuchin monkey, two-toed sloth, agouti, American crocodile, caiman, black turtles, snakes, spiders, iguana, lizards, frogs, dolphins and more birds than I can name.   This country might be terrifyingly expensive but you definitely get a lot of bang for … Continue reading Costa Rica, pura vida