Trekking to the heart of the jungle – Sirena Ranger station in Corcovado national park!

So far on the trip we had done several half day or full day treks in the jungle, with the Gibbon Experience in Laos being the most memorable. This was going to be very different as the Corcovado national park was wilder and more remote than anything I’ve ever seen before. If you want to experience what Costa Rica would have looked like if the wave of American tourists had never washed ashore, then check this park out. We experienced close encounters... Read More

What to do while waiting for the trek to begin in Puerto Jimenez??

As we arrived in Puerto Jimenez quite late in the evening we were too late to book a trip to the park as the national park agency has strict hours of booking. This meant that we had an extra day to spend in Puerto Jimenez. Puerto Jimenez.. it’s pretty much just a hub for traffic to the national park and so far is not offering much on it’s own. We refused to spend a day lounging about in our mediocre hotel and managed to book ourself a... Read More