Tag: costa rica

May 18, 2016

Nature Host Has Experience of a Lifetime with Wild Ocelot

Nature Host Has Experience of a Lifetime with Wild Ocelot

Animal expert, Coyote Peterson, encounters a wild ocelot in an experience he will cherish for the rest of his life

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Apr 24, 2015

Picture of the Day: Real-Life Kermit the Frog Discovered

Picture of the Day: Real-Life Kermit the Frog Discovered

Photograph by Brian Kubicki Wildlife researcher Brian Kubicki of the Costa Rican Amphibian Research Center has discovered a new species of glass frog that looks strikingly similar to the famous muppet, Kermit the Frog. In a recently published paper, Kubicki details the new species, officially known as Hyalinobatrachium dianae. It is the first glass…

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Mar 21, 2013

This Couple Built a Real-Life Ewok Village in Costa Rica

This Couple Built a Real-Life Ewok Village in Costa Rica

Photograph by Allison Shelley (via FincaBellavista.com) Finca Bellavista (FBV) is a sustainable treehouse community situated on 600 acres of land in the mountainous South Pacific coastal region of Costa Rica. FBV is the brainchild of Mateo and Erica Hogan, a married couple from Colorado who fell in love with Costa Rica. Today, the property…

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Jul 26, 2010

1965 Boeing 727 Converted into a Costa Rican Hotel

1965 Boeing 727 Converted into a Costa Rican Hotel

Photograph by Vincent Costello Located on a coastal rainforest bluff overlooking the Pacific, Hotel Costa Verde near Quepos, Costa Rica, features one of the most unique hotel rooms I’ve ever encountered. A two bedroom, fully retrofitted, vintage 1965 Boeing 727 fuselage, available on your next vacation! Check out the incredible pics and information below on…

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