Cantarrana and Other Pics in and around Punta Uva, Puerto Viejo and the Gandoca-Manzanillo Refuge

By Geoff and Karen

Saturday, December 10, 2005

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Left - The Dakini outside the Casa

Right - Side view of Casa Dakini












Left - El Nido before pation completion                                                                                                                                                                            

Right - Punta Uva beach                                                                                                                                                                                    












Left - beach stop in the Gandoca Manzanillo Refuge

Right - Kayaking off Punta Uva beach












Left - A Puerto Viejo Restaurant

Right - Bathroom in El Nido showing View into the rainforest Left  window











Left  - Punta Uva Beach looking northwest

Right - Another side view of Casa Dakini












Left - The original Puerto Viejo Beach Bar

Right - Champagne on the deck of Casa Dakini!





















Left - Punta Mona - Monkey Point

Right - Deck from kitchen at Casa Dakini












Large, multi-hued moths entertain you every night - on the outside of the screens!












Left - El Nido Suite looking from the living room/second bedrrom to main bedroom

Right - El Nido Bedroom












Left - Ocean view from Casa Dakini    

Right - Bathroom El Nido













Exotic fruits and flowers abound in the garden













Left - ornamental bananas abound

Right - El Nido entrance and front patio












Left - El Nido Kitchen

Right -  El Nido from the rear showing extra large forest view window from bathroom













Left - Looking at El Nido from Casa Dakini

Right - Cove at Punta Uva Beach













Left - Howler Monkeys all over

Right - Kitchen in Casa Dakini from Bar













Left - Living Room at Casa Dakini showing single beds as sofas

Right - View from rear of property showing roof of Casa Dakini at far end













Left - flowers behind Casa Dakini

Right - Outside shower at Casa Dakini













Left - Looking up the driveway at El Nido (left) and Casa Dakini (right)

Right - Bananas for sale in Puerto Viejo













Left - Flowers from behind Casa Dakini

Right - Heliconias sprouting in the gardens












Left - Baby Sloth at Aviarios Sloth Refuge

Right - Dart Frog at Casa Cantarrana













Left - Caballero on Puerto Viejo Beach

Right - Front door at Casa Dakini - nearly 10 feet high!












Above - Toucans visit regularly













Left - entering the Gandoca Lagoon at the Refuge via boat

Right - Busy street scene on the coast road at Punta Uva!

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