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  • A drunk local welcoming the group – the police came later!
  • Raining again….
  • … and again…
  • Their lodge in the mountains…
  • Breakfast – beans & rice, eggs, fresh fruit. -Beans & rice every meal-
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  • Clouds covering the mountains…
  • Hiking through the coffee plantation…
  • Banana trees and coffee bushes…
  • Coffee beans
  • Coffee bean bushes…
  • More coffee bushes…
  • 1 ripe coffee bean ready to pick
  • 1 good coffee bean picker will pick 15 of these baskets in a day…
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  • The owner’s wood carvings…
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  • Coffee processing plant…
  • Coffee taste testing. They can even tell at what altitude the beans were grown…
  • Justi taste testing…
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  • Peace garden at the lodge…
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  • School kids
  • Pineapple field
  • Pineapple plants as far as you can see. One Pineapple per plant per year.
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  • Eating lunch on the way – ocean in the background.
  • (food wasn’t that great)
  • This was our transportation for the 2 hour 4x4 ride (after the 10 hour bus ride).
  • This is where we get out and start walking to our lodge on the beach.
  • The 45 minute beach walk to our lodge…
  • THAT’S THE RAINFOREST! 
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  • And finally we reach our destination… La Leona Eco-lodge
  • Chilling in the hammocks…
  • Beautiful views…
  • More beautiful views…
  • The horse and cart bringing in our luggage…
  • Our luggage arriving…
  • Playing around with the camera and a flashlight
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  • This tent is what we slept in – mosquito netting all around, no walls.
  • The view from our tents…
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  • Learning about the rainforest…
  • A balsa wood tree that fell.
  • Monkeys
  • Kuwatis..
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  • Fig tree…
  • Fig trees
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  • Fruit that monkeys eat…
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  • More kuwatis…
  • Hercules beetle…
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  • Scarlet macaws
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  • Painting signs for the trails
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  • Getting the building ready to paint
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  • I don’t know what they do with these bony cows…
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  • Some of us decided to buy machetes
  • Kayaking through the mangrove forests…
  • Docked our kayaks and went for a swim
  • Having communion with fresh pineapple and coconut milk…
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  • More kayaking in the ocean
  • The bungalows at Danta Corcovado
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  • The view out our front porch and below is our sink
  • Our shower below, bed To the right, and toilet In far right corner – you Can see the bath was Open to the sky.
  • Playing with the children
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  • Painting another school
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  • Our lunch
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  • Pineapple plant
  • Building desks for the school children…
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  • Playing soccer with the kids
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  • Helping build something…? - I wasn’t at this site.
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  • More monkeys
  • Our farewell dance party
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  • Saying goodbye to the kids
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  • Our group going zip-lining…
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  • Am I really doing this?
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  • Deep into the jungle…
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