We were sitting in a restaurant having dinner and there was a big commotion and everyone came out to the outside terrace where we were eating to see this sloth coming down a tree ten feet from our table. Yeah, it was cool, but I’m telling you that you wouldn’t want to pet this thing until it bathed and that might take a few hours at the rate it moved.
Cloud forests rank right up there with the Grand Canyon in my book. If you’ve never been to one, you’ve still got something really special to look forward to. This place is called The Reserva Biológica Bosque Nuboso Monteverde. These people aren’t looking for the common sparrow. Birders are even more interesting than the birds for which they peer.
What do you find in a cloud forest? Mud.
You think rabid sports fans are a little crazy? You should go see some serious bird watchers in action.
Hummingbirds. I now have a feeder.
It was wet, wet, wet.
Road repairs. All the time. Yes, those are gravel roads and yes, those were the major roads theough the mountains of Costa Rica.
This is Carlos, our guide, talling me to quit taking all those silly pictures and get on the boat with the rest of the group.
We took a ferry to la Fortuna.
She couldn’t believe we had a TV, let alone a remote. What she found out was that all the channels were in spanish. What did she expect?