Aerial Tram
This is where Grandma and Grandpa caught the aerial tram in order to see the rain forest from above the trees.
Aerial Tram
Aerial Tram
Before the ride above the trees, however, your Grandparents joined their guide for a short walk through the jungle at ground level.
Aerial Tram
Aerial Tram
Their guide points out something of interest to Grandma and Grandpa.
Aerial Tram
Aerial Tram
This interesting flower grows down from up above.
Aerial Tram
Aerial Tram
Some flowers in the rain forest in Costa Rica.
Aerial Tram
Aerial Tram
That big furry thing is a three-towed sloth. They are lazy animals that sleep while hanging upside down near the top of trees in the jungle. They also are call an "ai," Grandpa Roy's favorite emergency word when he plays Scrabble.
Aerial Tram
Aerial Tram
This colorful Costa Rican fly hitched a ride on Grandma Bert's shoulder while your grandparents were looking down on the jungle. It was about the only wildlife they saw in Costa Rica other than the lazy sloth.
Aerial Tram
Aerial Tram
Looking down into the dense jungle of the Costa Rican rain forest.
Aerial Tram
Aerial Tram
The tree straight ahead is called an asparagus tree because it looks like asparagus.
Aerial Tram
Aerial Tram
Some more asparagus trees. The tops of these trees would never be visible from the ground because they grow so tall in the rain forest of Costa Rica.
Aerial Tram
Aerial Tram
Grandma and Grandpa are high above some lower growing palm trees.
Aerial Tram
Aerial Tram
A lone fruit, growing high above the jungle.
Aerial Tram
Aerial Tram
Jungle flowers that only can be seen high up in the trees of the rain forest.
Aerial Tram
Aerial Tram
A tall, slender tree reaches for the sun in the rain forest.
Aerial Tram
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One of the tram cars that Grandma and Grandpa soon will board for their ride across the top of the rain forest.