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Old 01-30-2009, 09:02 PM
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Wow, that place looks NIIICE!!! I showed it to my fiance, hint hint. hehe.
She thought it was really cool. Thanks for showing me this!

Is there a minimum stay there?
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Wow, that place looks NIIICE!!! I showed it to my fiance, hint hint. hehe.
She thought it was really cool. Thanks for showing me this!

Is there a minimum stay there?
I'm not really sure. We are going as part of a larger tour of the country with Natural Habitat Adventures.
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I just returned from Panama about a week ago. I did tour Finca Dracula and what a place it is. Unfortunately most of the pictures I took are not all that great. But, the grounds surrounding the nursery are heavily planted and magnificent. If you ever get a chance to visit, allow plenty of time to explore all the epiphytes growing in the trees around the garden. I was told they no longer sell orchids at all.

Here's a link to my pictures. Just click on the first and you can browse through them easily.

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OMG, you had a fantastic trip!! Those photos are great and the blooms are fantastic. Your account of the trip made me drool!! Gosh.
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We did have allot of fun and writing the journal was my way of making sure I remembered it all. I will be posting more pictures from other members of the trip in the future. I highly recommend this company for this trip.
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I had an old 125 gallon aquarium that had lost a side so I wanted to make a terrarium from it. I tried it horizontal but it never really worked for me. So, I decided to turn it on it's end and make a Panama biotype in honer of my visit. I have been working on this since the fall. But now I get to plant it. I had a number of orchids so they have been going in and it's looking pretty good but I have lots to go. Here's a link to the journal on a sister site.

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I am new to the board and to orchids. I will be in Costa Rico and Panama in late January 2010. I will be wanting to visit Finca Dracula. I will be using public transportation. Will I have difficulty in the area without a car. Are there other orchid gardens that I should see while in the area before returning to Costa Rica?

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Ed, I'm not sure about how easy it will be to get public transportation. We were with a tour and had our own transportation. I see you are from Charlotte. Is that Charlotte NC?
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I am in Charlotte, NC. Thanks For the information. I have a few other places that I maybe able to go. I like taking pictures of plants. I am looking to make some prints for my dinning room this trip.
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I live just south of you in Wingate. Have you visited UNCC's Greenhouses? Stowe is having an Orchid Show starting Friday.
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