14 day adventure-circuit through Costa Rica
From the Juan Santamaria Airport, you'll be
transferred to your hotel. Bienvenidos cocktail and supper. Meeting
with guide/animators - Suzy and Lawrence - and your tourbus driver
for the duration (and relevant other staff). Group introductions. An
Olmec story. An overview of the tour and its objectives. A few rules
of the jungle and a bit of advice - all intended to make this a great
experience and outstanding vacation.
We'll board our tourbus and head to a
magnificent cloudforest. A biologist will teach us how to observe the
lush tropics and to « see » beyond the greenery,
recognizing trees, plants, insects, critters. We'll take time to
become familiar with the "Forest of Kings", home to the astonishing
Olmec civilization. We'll discuss the secrets of perception after a
luncheon seminar and be back at the hotel in late afternoon; free
evening with homework.
Early AM visit to an awesome volcano, unique
in dimension and configuration. It's alive. We'll start at the
interpretation center, early - before the clouds settle in. After
learning the ecology and history of this still active fire-breather,
we'll stand at the crater's edge to taste its sulphur fumes. Then
we'll trek through an "elfin" forest on our way to a second crater
filled with emerald-tinted sulphuric acid - a primordial soup. In the
afternoon we'll visit the Museo Nacional and learn more about the
Olmec story, and that of the Costa Ricans.
First breakfast and then we leave for
Cartago, the old capital. During a tour of the cathedral of the Black
Madonna - La Negrita - contemplate belief structures. We'll drive to
a 3000 meter altitude and cross the "Cerro". We'll stop to experience
the Andean paramo, stalk the «Resplendant Quetzal», the
sacred bird, the harbinger of paradise and have a bite. We'll learn
about the myth of Quetzalcoatl after lunch and then continue to our
hotel near the city of San Isidro, Perez Zeledon, in a valley
boasting a perfect climate.
We'll start the day's adventure by bussing
up into the mountains to don Francisco's farm. He'll show us an
absolutely extraordinary forest of 1000 year old trees. We'll trek to
a mirador for a breathtaking view of Mt Chirripó, the highest
point Central America. We'll soothe our weary bones in a hot spring
in the very heart of Nature. Lunch by a raging trout river includes a
discussion on stress vs the need to relax. Then we'll gather in the
gardens of our Hotel for a workshop on paradigm-shifting - i.e we can
react to life or co-create it. In the early evening we'll meet in a
typical "boca" bar for an «group adjustment session». We
have 10 days to go and things are just getting interesting.
We'll find out about the Center's aims and
objectives before exploring its ecology on trails that lead to a
bracing waterfall and then to fantastic mountain views. We'll visit a
butterfly farm and learn about the creative process -latest science.
After lunch, in the Hotel's gardens, we'll discuss intelligence and
how its gets that way. Evening off.
This morning we'll trek the most awesome
« arete » in Costa Rica. We'll stand on the wind swept
edges of a drop that is many hundred meters straight down and have an
unbeatable view of the "mystic valleys" , the Pacific ocean and the
far horizon. Initiates to the Olmec sorcery schools graduated by
diving into the unknown from a cave behind the waterfall on the
vertical face of the ridge. Graduation meant changing dreams to
awaken elsewhere; failure meant falling to their death a thousand
feet below. We'll discuss "morphic fields of wisdom" during a
training session on "how" Nature compels human motivation.
After an early wake-up with coffee and
fruit, a most excellent adventure awaits. Local guides will bring you
into the heart of the jungle on horseback to don Lulo's. His wife
will have breakfast waiting. With typical «tico» charm,
they'll tell you their story and show how they care for injured birds
and animals. We'll continue deeper into the forest to the awesome
Nauyaca waterfall - a great gorge cut from the rainforest. Swim,
dive, float in a tube, enjoy a water-massage, climb the rocks, play,
rest, enjoy. On the way back you'll have a copious lunch at don
Lulo's. Imagine the flow of consciousness as a limitless cascade.
Then we'll drive to the Baru river, to a jungle lodge.
Breakfast and then we bus the Costanera to
the country's safest surf - the isolated southsea paradise at Parque
Marino Ballena. We'll find four great beaches protected by reefs and
great places to swim, dive, snorkle, play with dolphins, angelfish or
sharks, and sun or just walk alone admiring Nature at its most
tropical. Tides roll in gently to make this a perfect place to learn
the sorcerer's art
dreaming. Lunch by the sea and discuss inner
power and the ascension of the soul into immortal states. When we get
back to reality later in the afternoon, we drive surfer-haven Playa
Dominical where you can hang free. Much much later, with a biologist,
you'll set up camp in the jungle and explore its dark side, its
Back from your overnight trek, enjoy a short
rest before de-briefing your adventure. Lunch at the Hotel. There's a
great place in the jungle behind the Hotel where we can demystify
"zones of influence" and personal power. Also learn how the
Jaguar-kings reached "ømega states", i.e. states of
«supermotivated intent» and higher intelligence. Magic.
Right after breakfast we'll leave the Baru
river area to visit the smallest and most popular park in the Costa
Rica system: Manuel Antonio - lush jungles meet white sand beaches.
An outstanding diversity of flora and fauna agree that this a
picture-postcard (and quite commercial) paradise. After lunch in
nearby Quepos (named for the Indians who once lived here) will move
down the coast to a great Hotel surrounded by jungle beauty. The
supper seminar, on how the Ancients learned to stalk "Paradise on
Earth", will conclude another fine day.
Breakfast before we head for Carara
(indigenous word meaning crocodile river). This park offers an
exceptional diversity because of its geographic position, i.e. at a
convergence between the dry tropical forests of the North and the
rainforests of the South. It houses several endangered species like
the scarlet macaw, the native american crocodile and the purpleheart
tree. People lived here from 1500 BC. (3500 years ago) but jungles
have claimed downtown. After a lunch-conference, we'll drive to San
Jose and our Hotel.
Our last day begins with a power breakfast
on « power ». Appreciate how ancient people used the
psychic and spiritual powers we learned to overcome great burdens and
hardships, and civilize a jungle wilderness. Examine passion as
"meta-motivator" before going downtown for hustle, bustle and
shopping. Mid-afternoon we'll head back to the Hotel and freshen up.
In the evening we dine out in a restaurant in the mountains above San
Jose. A "typico" feast and folklore to celebrate our tour. A
certificate suitable for framing. Laughs and remembrances of things
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