Just a note to share a few new items-first, check out this great promotional video my friend Chuck Holton produced. It includes the cafe which is perfect since we are approaching tour companies and offering a combination lunch and tour package:
We have a new and long awaited addition-Glass Wing butterflies (Greta Oto) which we are now successfully reproducing. They are interesting to look at and they also have an interesting characteristic in that they are more active in rainy, overcast weather. During periods of sun, they tend to hide in the shade. This is the opposite of other butterflies which love the warmth and sun.
Last week we hosted 2 school groups totaling 150 students in one day-whew! Somehow we managed to accommodate them and they seemed happy with the visit. Panamanian kids are well behaved, fortunately.
I am still working to get the proper plastic for the roof to make us rain proof. I think I finally found a way by importing it from the US. Living and working here has taught me patience but sometimes...
The last bit of news is that we attained a 5 star rating on TripAdvisor. We are the only attraction in El Valle to presently earn that designation. To see our rating and read our reviews, click on the TripAdvisor button on the top right corner of this page. Thanks to all the people who helped make that happen!