First we stopped at Manuel Antonio beach. Our dog had one of the best days of his life running in and out of the streams of water.
We found a nice spot to sit and watch the crabs.
We walked up one of the streams leading to the ocean and found a Jesus-Lizard
(that’s what they call them here)
Above this lizard we spotted a small family of Howler monkeys. So cool!
Then went to Hacienda Baru. A national reserve that was formally a pasture for cattle where they grew tall grass and rice. The farmer had a change of heart through his experiences in Costa Rica and wanted to return the land back to it’s original form. They have restored the land the last 30 years by planting trees and letting the jungle take over. Now there are more monkeys than animals in this area, thanks to an old farmer.
We explored the land….
Then we went Ziplining!!
And a monkey….