Costa Rica 2017

That's right! We decided to go to Costa Rica for a total of 21 days of hiking, discovering, birdwatching and of course...orchid spotting!
Check out our blog posts below and discover the beauty of Costa Rica!

June 11, 2017

It's almost time to say our goodbyes to Costa Rica, but not before sharing some last pictures and stories from our tours here. (The picture above is our buddy Diego the black iguana by the way, he's pretty cool :))

Day 15: Coffee tour in Monteverde, hike around the hotel and another night walk


June 5, 2017

That's right, we took a selfie...enjoy it, it's the very first one we've taken ever, but we gotta remember this moment! Read further for a better picture of this Lepanthes!

Day 13: Arrival at the Monteverde Cloud Forest Lodge & visit to the Monteverde Orchid Garden

That's the view from the hummingbird...

June 3, 2017

So that's it, Arenal was maybe the place we enjoyed the "least" so far as it was very touristic, as was our hotel. But hey, reality check! We're cruising through Costa Rica so you won't hear us complaining :)

Day 9: Arrival at our hotel Arenal Paraiso Resort & Spa in La Fortuna

Arriving at our hotel i...

May 30, 2017

And we got lucky, this is the smallest one we've seen so far and it was along a trail at the back of our hotel!

So what have we been up to the last couple of days?

Day 6: visit to La Selva biological station - birding tour!

We're not really into birding per se, but all the other people in the group wer...

May 27, 2017

Right, we weren't going to share our blog post with you guys until tomorrow, but we took our flashlights and had a small stroll through the grounds of the La Quinta Country Inn and...oh my god, look at what we saw in just under an hour!

1. Smoky Jungle Frog - what a big-ass frog!

2. Unidentified tree...

May 26, 2017

But first...we spent another 2 days at the Samasati Nature Retreat, enjoying some excellent food (read further for more information about this awesome chef!) and of course some more Carribean wildlife... 

Day 3: Snorkeling & hiking in Cahuita National Park

We were in luck, as we had the first sunny da...

May 24, 2017

And it’s only been 2 days... 

Day 1: After a 14 hour flight, there wasn’t much for us to do other than avoid falling asleep on any chair we encountered. We gave up at 7pm, but not before having seen our first hummingbird, a giant toad and had a quick dip in the pool while swallows were flying by to d...

May 21, 2017

Bags are packed, instructions for our greenhouse have been given, sad-looking dog (yes, he's totally onto us) has been comforted...jep, we're ready to go!

We are leaving tomorrow (22/05) on a trip to Costa Rica and won't be back in Belgium before 14/06!

But don't worry, we're not leaving you guys all...

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