Homestay through Proyecto Asis

The home stay experience incorporated into Proyecto Asis was amazing. I was bummed to only be able to spend one night with them but my host family made sure I got the most out of the experience. Continue reading “Homestay through Proyecto Asis”

Guaro Sour

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Guaro Sour

I had several typical Zico drinks but that doesn’t necessarily mean they were the tastiest. Every drink had a different flavor that I’m sure is normal true Ticos but it must be an acquired taste.

Along with their Imperial Beer their Guaro Sour is their most popular drink, it is like a tropical version of the well known whiskey sour.

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

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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