Rafting Costa Rica’s Pacuare River to stay at the eco-sensitive Pacuare Lodge is a perfect experience for those of you who like to combine your serious adventures with luxurious landings.
Costa Rica is a gutsy little Central American democracy that has capitalized on its ecological riches. A quarter of its landmass is classified as national park or biosphere reserve, and its many eco lodges help showcase the country’s natural beauty.
Costa Rica’s all purpose saying: This is living…cool! pure life!
“Pura Vida!” shouts our barrel-chested guide Luis Achoy after we bounce through a set of boiling rapids on the Pacuare River. We all raise our paddles high above the churning, café-latte-colored water and echo his cheer with the best exclamation ever invented, “Pura Vida!” a Costa Rican all-purpose phrase that means “this is living…cool…pure life.”
We have certainly found Pura Vida and it’s not just the adrenalin rush...Read More