We found a small alien, this the stage right after they explode from your stomach. I kept a sharp eye out for facehuggers.
Don't even think about crossing this bridge.
This is how you avoid complicated border crossings, drug lords, and other unpleasant encounters, Rent a bike. We initially rented F650's, but when I spied these two Sertao's on the lot, we swapped for them.
The sky remains illuminated for a long time after sunset. Orange slowly gives way to pink and lavender. It was good for three more beers after this picture.
Choose your campsite carefully. There are 22 species of venomous snakes in Costa Rica, not to mention Scorpions and other species of crawling ilk, You need a lot clear space around your sleeping area and access to potable water. We thought this fit the requirements admirably.
Well you can't really see them, but squint into left road edge a little past the the apex, below the green tree, see that big @ss lizard? There is another one on the right side near the turn. Given the size of the lizards I was worried that a deer would take up the whole road.