Water falls. Cast iron sinks.
Seen on our trip from Selva Verde to Bosque de Paz.
Gigunda Triple King Size
Our "junior executive suite".
Ride 'em, Sharon
These saddles were on the railings in front of our second-floor rooms.
Sharon on the concrete bridge over the stream
This stream split the property into lodging on the right side, and the cloudforest on the left.
Scintillant Hummingbird (Internet)
This great little hummer took nectar from the flowers out the dining room window.
Benny, Benny, Benny (He changed it back, of course)
Our great 21-year old guide Benicio, contemplating a trick on future hikers.
Sharon Reading by the Bird Feeders
Relaxing at the Forest of Peace.
"Gilligan's Island." Victor on guitar, Fernando in the middle, Mario on right.
One evening's impromptu fun.
The stream, on the way up the trail
I loved this single flower, with the stream behind.
Purple-throated Mountain-gem (female).
Benny pointed this nest out to us, beside the road
Yellow-thighed Finch (Internet)
Flashy in the sun.
Golden-browed Chlorophonia (male)
What a spectacular bird.
Long-tailed Silky-flycatcher (Internet)
We saw two like this in a tree by the carpark.
Female Orange-bellied Trogon
Guide Benny was on his way home, heard then saw this bird, and came back to get us.
Cute little blue-sandaled Gabriella.
Daughter of Victor, guitar player above. Spoke Spanish with Sharon.
Two Purple-throated Mountain-gems chicks. Less than one day old.
We saw this nest when there were two eggs, then like this a day later.
Benny says Costa Ricans put these in their wallet, to bring luck and money. Sharon put one in her wallet.
Hummingbirds loved these flowers, called "Little Bottle."
Fierce wild animals, loose on the road in the cloudforest
Let the Pictures Tell the Story, Story
A park (Zar Cerro) we came across in the outskirts of San Jose, Costa Rica.
That's Sharon, on the Left
As friend Ron White offered, then that's me on the right.
Previous Stop (SelvaVerde photos)
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