Central America

Horse riding on the beach and waterfall rappelling in the jungle!

Posted by on May 29, 2017 in Central America, Costa Rica, Travel | 0 comments

Horse riding on the beach and waterfall rappelling in the jungle!

Located at the southern tip of the beautiful Osa Peninsula lies Rancho Tropical, originally a cattle farm that began offering horse riding tours back in 2012. I arrive at the ranch and meet my trusty steed for the day, Pinta, who is saddled and ready to go.  The horses are clearly well cared for and full of energy, ready to take us on a Costa Rican adventure! The ride begins through grassy fields as cattle warily watch us pass by, making our way into the refreshingly cool shade of the jungle.  We follow the trail through the lush rainforest as our knowledgeable guide points out plenty of...

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Granada, Isla de Ometepe and San Juan Del Sur

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Granada, Isla de Ometepe and San Juan Del Sur

I was lucky enough to spend two weeks in Nicaragua with two of my oldest and closest friends, I absolutely loved this cheap and cheerful country, and not just because of the great company! Coming from southern Costa Rica I spent two days on buses to get to Granada to meet them.  Although not the most efficient method it was definitely the cheapest, only costing me about $50 USD total instead of the hundreds it would’ve to fly. The Tica Bus is an easy way to get across the border, and the transport is on a real coach with air-conditioning and comfortable seats, the kind of luxury that...

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