Tuesday, 28 May 2013

Manatus Lodge, tortuguero,

Large Male, green iguana basking on the riverside
Location: Manatus Lodge, Tortuguero, Costa Rica,

Famous for: Toucans, iguanas, Caiman and manatees among other fabulous wildlife.

Bosque De Paz, Costa Rica

Steely vented hummingbird
Location: Bosque De Paz, Valle del Rio Toro, (Cloud forest) Costa Rica

Famous for: The Respendent Quetzal, rainforest birds and spectacular orchids

El Remanso, Costa Rica

A lucky sighting of a rare, breeding, gliding tree frog.
Location: El Remanso, Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica

Famous for: Toucans, sloth, red eyed tree frogs and an abundance of other rainforest wildlife, including the elusive Puma.

Tuesday, 7 May 2013

Escape to a simpler life

Corfe Mullen, Dorset, UK: What do you do if you want a break in the UK that isn't going to cost the earth and gives you peace and relaxation away from the daily grind - I'll tell you what you do, dip a toe in the world of Glamping that's what. Take for example this wonderfully romantic shepherds hut, set in a secluded 27 acre plot with only a couple of yurts and one other shepherds hut for company - this is escapism at its best...