Santa Rosa and its dry tropical forest


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Published: May 24th 2018
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In this trip, one place I really wanted to go was Santa Rosa national park. It is a good example of well preserved dry tropical forest. In these forests, during dry season, most of the trees shed their leaves. It's like fall season in temperate places, except that it's scorching hot!

On the plus side, animals are easier to spot and photograph. The park is not busy like Rincon de la Vieja, and you have some trails all for yourself.

We entered from South side, and did all the trails before arriving to the coast. You can visit part of the park with a car. But the last kilometers before the sea is really rough. We did not regret the 4WD.

We saw many animals, and some I never saw before. It's a relaxing place and I would have stayed longer, if possible.

I hope you'll enjoy my pictures.


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