Ours is the only camper parked on the grounds of Hacienda Inocentes and we could probably skinny dip in the chlorinated outdoor pool. But that’s a little too au-natural – all the other animals are profoundly plumed and gloriously garbed. In the shadows of Volcan Orosi, it is a feathered, fashion show: Blue Morpho butterflies, Scarlet Macaws, Chestnut-mandibled Toucans and the resplendent but too-shy Quetzal out there somewhere.
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