Day 2: Butterflies, frogs &…

…more monkeys, of course! Like this family that expressed it’s disdain for the camera wielding touristos below. Please note: There’s a baby on mama’s back. How perfect would this photo be if the baby had also been making a face at me! And, yes, daddy is sticking out his tongue… Don’t blame you! The monkeys were on the grounds of the resort, where we started our day with a tour that included crododile lagoon. Or course, there were crocs! In the afternoon, we visited Osa Interactive Garden, a truly amazing place. It is a privately-owned restoration project in Puerto Jimenez,…

Day 1: Monkeys!

Yes, but the day began with a delightful flight from San Jose, the capital of Costa Rica, to Puerto Jimenez on the Osa Peninsula. And from there, we piled into Land Rovers–some of us. The lucky ones got into a Mercedes van! Let me introduce you to the roads of Costa Rica. Actually, I need to go back and take a few photos of the pothole filled road–a short stretch from the airport to our beautiful resort Crocodile Bay. A much longer stretch of truly rough road awaited us for our afternoon Monkey Tour. Folks, I’m going to have to…