Perla the Peccary
Even the monkey is smiling!
Meeting Jessica the monkey
"I've never met a monkey I didn't like."
Making friends in Costa Rica
Holding a pair of baby monkeys
Mom and her monkeys
Note: She poses like this entirely on her own
Benjamin the kinkajou
Playing peek-a-boo with the kinkajou
Feeding the toucans
Getting the food ready...
You too can feed a toucan
Group shot - Adriana was the BEST guide
Ziplining for a sloth?
Mommy and me adventure shoes
Happy and full bellies
Junior, the BEST waiter in Costa Rica!
Cabinas at Hotel El Silencio Del Campo
View from the top, on our way down...
At the base of the falls
La Fortuna Waterfall
Picnic time at the base of the falls
400 steps down, and 400 steps back up!
After our swim at the base of the falls
Did you know swans mate for life? Awh...
At the serpenteria, Arenal EcoZoo
Slippery as a snake
"Aww, Mom. Can we keep him?"
Yummy! Spaghetti snakes
Snakes are cool
We couldn't take the python out of his cage because he was busy digesting a baby pig, but that didn't stop us from...
Climbing in the python's cage for a visit
Holding a red eyed tree frog - COOL!
Not sure which one's cuter
Red eyed tree frog
She didn't know the tarantula was on her head... tee-hee
Our great guide, Jose at the Arenal EcoZoo
Lullabies and gravel roads
We've arrived - at La Carolina
On the open road...
Pastures made for strollin'
Toucan joining us for breakfast
Toucan posing in the tree - they look so regal!
"Swingin' in the hammock..."
La Carolina Lodge
Rio Celeste Waterfall
My favorite color blue!
Tenerio Volcano hiding in the clouds
Costa Rican legend says that when God finished painting the skies blue, he washed out his paintbrushes here.
When the rivers meet, "magic" happens (okay fine, so it's an exothermic reaction as a result of the emanation of sulphur from the volcano and precipitation of calcium carbonate mixing).
At the Blue Lagoon
Love these Costa Rican bridges
Bravin' the bridge
The BEST guide and cowboy in Costa Rica, Alejandro.
Where's the birdie?
White faced capuchin monkey (one of many) roaming through the trees at the rear of our house at La Carolina
With Tigre, her new friend
On the trail...
The view off our front deck overlooked the stables - at La Carolina Lodge
Birds as pretty as the water!
Earning her keep
A three day old calf nursing from his Momma
For those who think milking a cow is easy - you've REALLY gotta squeeze!
Mom havin' a turn
Riding the rapids with Dad
From the river's eye
A river runs through it...
The walk down to the hot tub
In the wood fired hot tub
"I love boogie boarding!"
Riding the waves
Iguana roaming the grounds at Villas Kalimba
Organic lounge chair
Anniversary towel art
All my loves...
Renewing our vows, in Italian, in Costa Rica.
10 years and 2 kids later...
Surrounded by blessings
Scambio degli anelli
10 years and loving it!
The very sweet Italian woman who renewed our vows for us.
Our little model
Sealing the deal!
My best friend...
The steepness of this bridge is lost in the picture
She insisted on going first every time!
Getting the hang of it
Uh, is that bridge missing a fews slats?
Letting her feet swing
3 years old and ready to zipline
So. Much. Fun.
Pumped to be ziplining!
Hanging out in the trees, ziplining with Wing Nuts
The view from our picnic in the trees
The exact moment she fell in love with ziplining!
Flying with Manu
With Freddy - guide extroardinare!
Ready to go!
Glad they signed the waiver!
Yes, he's crazy. And yes, that's a GoPro.
Rappelling back down to Earth
Howler monkeys hanging out in our trees
Awaiting the best Italian dinner...
2nd course - appetizers
Happy to be in Costa Rica!