Humming birds are truly amazing birds

Chato Lagoon

The Chato Lagoon was a complete and total fog – swimming in a cloud is quite the experience. However the water, FREEZING

Muddy Trails

After one of my shoes came off and my sock almost completely sunk into the mud I thought it was an appropriate time to take a photo of the trail

Let me also note my shoes were all black and basically new when I started this hike

A Danger of Tourism

These animals are usually extremely aggressive but in this area of the rainforest they are (unfortunately) fed by tourists so much they’ve become accustomed to humans and much calmer here which can be dangerous when encountering predators

Cerró Chato y Arenal – Jungle Tours

After walking back home and having a typical Costa Rican breakfast I was picked up to go on my tour for the day. I don’t usually do guided tours but this was recommended by Grethel (who I was staying with). She thought it was great not only because I was traveling alone but also because I’d be able to see more of the La Fortuna/Arenal area in such a short period of time. Continue reading “Cerró Chato y Arenal – Jungle Tours”

There are also many plots of land where owners have cows, horses and sheep. This is widespread throughout Costa Rica, not just in La Fortuna. I also saw it in the mountainous areas we drove through as I was heading to La Fortuna from Liberia

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