• The Scarlet Pacific of Costa Rica

    3 years ago - By 10,000 Birds

    The Crocodile Bridge on the Tarcoles River is a strange place. Cars stopped at the bridge itself, people walking - not just along the narrow sidewalks, but across the lanes... Abelardo Benavides, our guide, explained that there are up to a hundred American Crocodiles along one kilometre of the river underneath us. Yet, as a team participating in a bird race, we had our schedule, to appear at the lodge at 6.30 pm. And since crocs sport no feathers, we went to check the Tarcoles town beach instead.
    That was my first ever beach on the Pacific Ocean (Costa Rica offered me so many easy ways out...
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