Our 2012 trip to Costa Rica

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First night in San Jose Coffee plantation IMG_0037a Ornamental plants being protected from the sun Geni, Shel, Sam, and Mary at Poas Volcano IMG_0059 On the trip to the lagoon IMG_0523 IMG_0077 One of our pre lunch shows They actually bury people one on top of the other IMG_0575 Practically all the houses are fenced in Wonderful tour director Ruth IMG_0111 Duo gave a humorous presentation on processing coffee IMG_0532 IMG_0131 Do you feel safe? The butterfly garden IMG_0161 IMG_0181 Rafita 'appropriating' a banana flower Oriol nests The boats used to go up the river to Tortoguera Sam and Mary on the boat IMG_0546 IMG_0220 IMG_0547 Ble Heron Cayman The Caribbean Sea Geni went in a little too far IMG_0554 Pool at the Laguna Lodge Snowy Egret IMG_0281 Iguana Boa Contrisctor IMG_0310a IMG_0330 IMG_0335 IMG_0336a King Fisher IMG_0367 Laguna Lodge Docks The rooms IMG_1353 IMG_1363 IMG_1371 IMG_1380 IMG_1382 IMG_1453 IMG_0398 IMG_0400 IMG_0402 Laguna Lodge Downtown Tortoguera IMG_0564 IMG_0567 IMG_0568 Preparing for a trip IMG_0444a IMG_0457Drying its feathers so it can fly better IMG_0465 Sloth IMG_0470 Base of a Blood Tree IMG_0479 IMG_0484 IMG_0485 IMG_0489 IMG_0507 Sunrise Tucans Young Blue Heron IMG_0545 IMG_0582a The roads are narrow IMG_0587 IMG_0590 IMG_0596 IMG_0620 pineappleplantation IMG_0635 IMG_0646 IMG_0653 IMG_0586 Pool at Magic mountain Hotel in LaFartuna Back of the hotel at LaFartuna IMG_0517 IMG_1473 IMG_1463 The Iguana tree IMG_0682 Rafita 'appropriating' more samples Sugar came heading into refinery refinery IMG_0712 IMG_0728a IMG_0744 IMG_0747 IMG_0734 IMG_0771 IMG_0775 IMG_0785a Nicaragua border IMG_0800a IMG_0815a IMG_0822a IMG_1460 IMG_1454 IMG_1455 IMG_1456 IMG_1457 IMG_1458 Hanging Bridges IMG_0841 Tree root IMG_0863 IMG_0879 IMG_0934 IMG_0880 IMG_0889 IMG_0899 IMG_0903 IMG_0907 IMG_1471 Hanging out at the visitors center Not afraid of people Found along the road IMG_0954 17% of electric from hydro, 1% from wind IMG_0981 JW Marriott - super hotel IMG_0990 IMG_0991 IMG_0992 IMG_0994 IMG_0995 IMG_0997 IMG_0998 IMG_1009 IMG_1016 IMG_1024 IMG_1030 IMG_1031 IMG_1033 IMG_1036 IMG_1037 IMG_0604 IMG_0605 IMG_0616 IMG_1486 IMG_1487 IMG_1488 IMG_1490 IMG_1494 IMG_1495 IMG_1499 IMG_1500 IMG_1507 IMG_1508 IMG_1063 IMG_1064 The fence posts are live trees IMG_1081 IMG_1098 IMG_1105 IMG_1107 IMG_1108 IMG_1114 IMG_1119 IMG_1123a IMG_1131 IMG_1133 IMG_1134a IMG_1141 IMG_1143 IMG_1145a Marimba IMG_1159 IMG_1509 IMG_1517 IMG_1165 San Hose Ruth all dressed up! IMG_1176 IMG_1181 IMG_1187 IMG_1522A IMG_1523 At home with Bob