If you like spiders, you’ve come to the right place. Costa Rica is crawling with them. In fact, the world’s most venomous spider, the Brazilian wandering spider, has indeed ‘wandered’ out of Brazil and hangs around Costa Rica.
I don’t know that I’ve ever seen one of this species, but I’ll never forget the spider I heard in the shower. Yes, heard. Thankfully I wasn’t in the shower, but it was, and it was so large it actually made noise climbing up the plastic shower curtain. This caused me to make an even louder noise, which caused someone else to rescue me. I was informed that spider was harmless. I’m still not convinced. After all, heart attacks are not harmless. Read more