RCF_Logo_fin_blueThe Pacific Coast

I accepted gladly, when the opportunity of a round trip on the Pacific Side DSC01916
of Costa Rica was offered to me.

The tour showed too promising:

San Gerardo de Dota: cloud forest with an altitude over 3000 meters and an encounter with the Quetzal
Drake Bay: scuba diving at Cano Island during the day and a night walk to the frogs
Manuel Antonio National Park: sloths, monkeys and much more
Monteverde: the cloud forest again – but now more for fun and action (hanging bridges and zip-lining)
Guanacaste: a few more dives in the Pacific Ocean
Arenal Volcano

I could not see everything I have wished for – but most of it …

The Aras showed up…


…and the “small brother” of the toucan as well…


Furthermore, I took every opportunity to find the glorious, small and colorful frogs of Costa Rica.
And they appeared each night…
They had the size of a fingernail, for example the blue jeans dart frog…


…also a little big bigger like the glass frog and the red eye tree frog…

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…and then bigger than a hand, like the bullfrog…


Many of the animals showed up in the deepest state of relaxation (which isn’t surprising at all due to the heat and the high humidity).

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Have fun while watching more pictures below…


Some underwater images from Costa Rica can be found here

This article has 2 comments

  1. Dagmar Reply

    So schön, dass Du die meisten Tiere, auf die Du gehofft hast, tatsächlich auch gesehen hast… insbesondere die genialen Frösche.

    • Ralph

      Ja, über Wasser haben wir so Einiges “abgegrast”; und die Frösche sind echt der Hammer.
      Vielleicht sollten wir für die Zukunft unter Wasser mal die Buckelwale in Angriff nehmen.
      Hätte was…

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