Cabinas El Icaco Tortuguero
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... away and is a cute little caribbean place, birght colored houses, palmtrees and the sea. Since Tortuguero is an island everything has to be brought there by boat which makes it all very expensive. The village has nevertheless 1200 inhabitants, 2 schools and a hospital. In the night you go to see the turtels come to the beach to lay their eggs and burry them. It is forbidden to take pictures of the them, well only the big ones not the babys- dont ask me why. And then again ...
... 100-120 eggs. The turtle was huge (we were told she was actually small) and she had dug a hole where she deposited her eggs one by one.
It was quite the magical moment. To be so lucky to witness this endangered species doing all she can to make sure her babies have a safe place to hatch. Unfortunately only 1 percent of these would actually grow into an adult turtle, with many both land based and sea based predators praying on the baby turtles once they make ...
After breakfast, we took the boat again and we were taken to the Tortuguero Village. to observe how the locals live. Tortuguero village sits between the Tortuguero River and Beach. Walking streets interconnect brightly colored houses built on stilts with small cafes, restaurants and souvenir stores – with not a single ATM or bank in town. Most of Tortuguero's 1,700 people work in tourism: driving boats, guiding tours, owning ...
... 3 for a 3 hour bus ride to Cariari which we'll then take another bus or taxi to Tortoguero. We arrived in Cairi where we met an Asian kid named Henry from LA he's backpacking also but has reservations everywhere unlike Greg and I. Henry was relieved we spoke English haha The hotel Henry's at had two guys meet him and some other guests at the bus terminal in Cairi so, we went along on their bus also since the place we wanted to stay is in the same town ...
... also saw lots more birds on this hike. After the hike we had time for a relaxing snooze before lunch with our foreign neighbors, one of which began trying some broken English with us! Still awkward. After lunch we strolled to the other end of the resort where it connects with another resort. Their pool area was much quieter and we found huge orange iguanas hanging out in the area. So we got in our suits and spent the afternoon at this quiet pool....no bar, only three other ...