S: Costa Rica May 2011
BC: Costa Rica.... Pura Vida
FC: Costa Rica 2011 | Pura Vida
1: River Rafting on the Pacuare River
2: just floasting along......
3: by afternoon, a crazy downpour with thunder and lightening!
4: In La Fortuna at Arenal Paraiso hotel sitting on the porch of our room looking at the beautiful Arenal Volcano.
6: Zip lining through the canopy
7: Tabacon hot springs from the Arenal Volcano
9: Boat ride across Lake Arenal
10: MonteVerde in the cloud forest
11: there was always a little bug friend with us for lunches and dinners........
12: Which one does not belong???
13: Sky Tram and zip lining in Monteverde it was much longer, faster, and higher in elevation. Lots of fun!!! | the entrance to the tram......
14: Gorgeous scenery....we were going about 40MPH
16: El Trapiche coffee and sugar tour
17: We learned how they grow and process coffee beans and cane sugar. Took a traditional oxen ride and saw how pineapple and bananas grow.
18: View from our hotel room in Jaco
21: looking at our hotel from the beach and the hotel restaurant
22: Guaro sours are made from cane sugar.....the official Costa Rican drink. John took surfing lessons and did well...
24: Ocean kayaking and visit to a remote beach
26: Amazing animals and bugs....huge lizards everywhere, monkeys,iguanas,big spiders,strong ants,halloween crabs colorful butterflies,wild macaws,crocodiles, and sloths.