Cabinas El Icaco Tortuguero
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... br> The rest of the day we enjoyed exploring the village, which has a number of tourist shops loaded with things all things turtle, and the beach, (again nobody is in the water- rough surf, riptides and sharks keep people out)! We also took out a large canoe from the hotel to explore the canal a bit. The girls and I were a bit freaked out about being in a canoe with crocs around, but luckily we just saw birds and monkeys!
We headed down to check out the Turtle ...
... ability to scamper across the surface of the water. They can run as much as a couple meters before they sink. We also saw some amazing birds, including the rare sun grebe and black-throated trogon.
A Cayman (small crocodile) poked his head up out of the water briefly, just as ...
... in Monteverde and was on his was back from the fishing docks with fresh fish and shrimp for the menu. It was a long winding drive up but he kept us entertained and almost played tour guide as we drove higher into the forrest. He dropped us in town and we found a hostel and just collapsed on the beds. I was asleep with a minute and Lisa went off pottering around town grabbing some information. When she woke me up an hour or so later saying we could catch a bus up to the ...
... about two feet down and the hatchlings make their way to the surface, but because they all have to break cover together to deter predators, this can take quite a while, I think we must have been waiting for about an hour which gave Johnny time to go back and get most of the others. Pat was is a midwife said it was worse that waiting in the delivery suite! Eventually the signal must have been given from below - how?and one emerged, ...
... turtle eggs, a baby sea turtle, and an elephant beetle: all preserved in jars. I thought it was pretty neat. I then went for a walk on the beach and found a nice piece of drift wood to park my butt on and took some time to take in the scenery. Later this evening, John and I are going on a sea turtle night tour ($20 each), in hopes of seeing some of these turtles lay some eggs. I'm ...