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The Stresses of Caribbean life, Little Corn, Corn Islands, Nicaragua travel blog

The Stresses of Caribbean life

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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21st From Leon we got a taxi to the bus station and then a direct minibus to Managua (La UCA) and then another taxi to the airport for our holidays.  Its a nice big new airport and all the motorway is pretty good and very US looking ...

Our Adventures in the Mini-Amazon, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Our Adventures in the Mini-Amazon

A travel blog entry by semi-backpacker

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DON'T TIP THE BOAT My mom and I have a jam-packed week ahead of us, but our first stop was Costa Rica's mini-Amazon: Tortuguero. We decided to play tourists for a week and take a tour. Gerardo was our friendly guide for the two days we were ...

Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by esbjorn

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Green turtles, big and small....oh my !!!, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Green turtles, big and small....oh my !!!

A travel blog entry by myjob

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Mom and I flew to Tortugero to watch the Green Turtles lay eggs/hatch at the National Park. The entire process was amazing and is one that I will never forget. The process starts with a lottery (for us, not the turtles), all of which is controlled by the ...

Tortugero River and More, Tortugero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortugero River and More

A travel blog entry by myjob

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Our Canoe ride was postponed, due to the rain. Or shall I say...torrential down pour. We departed at 8am (not 6) and headed for the National Park. The waterways were full of animal, many of which were drying off in the sun.  We spotted a Sloth, many ...

Turtle Beach Lodge, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Turtle Beach Lodge

A travel blog entry by nklenske

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... was actually sunny out, which I guess is rare, and we could see the top of the dormant volcanoes. We stopped for a great costa rican breakfast along the way at an outdoor cafe. Traditional costa rican grub consist of rice and black beans, which is eaten ...

The mini-Amazon, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

The mini-Amazon

A travel blog entry by heidsontour

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... the jungle and spotted a crocodile swimming across the river in front of us with it's eyes shining!  A good introduction!  Tortuguero is a small town which serves as a base for people who want to see the Green sea turtles laying their ...

Costa Rica's Caribbean Coast, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Costa Rica's Caribbean Coast

A travel blog entry by candcsmith

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Tortuguero Costa Rica: Merry-Xmas & Happy New Year, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero Costa Rica: Merry-Xmas & Happy New Year

A travel blog entry by paulandton

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From Tortuguero Costa Rica we want to wish you a Merry X-mas and a Happy New Year. So for 2015: Don't rush just take it slow like the 3-toed Sloth!   Paul and ...

Tortugera National Park, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortugera National Park

A travel blog entry by bradmccartney

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... wife said to the husband, "Look over there its a polkadotted nitwit". I think she had enough at this point of his constant, look at this, look at that. I would rate this trip as the best place to visit in Costa Rica, without ...

Tortuguero or not to-rtoguero that is the question, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero or not to-rtoguero that is the question

A travel blog entry by phoedo

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... a plantain was. After a long ride through a dark canal during which we encountered several crocodiles, we finally arrived to Tortuguero. It´s a cute little village accessible only by boat through the surrounding river and canals or by plane. We were ...

Turtle land - Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Turtle land - Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by danandlawontour

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... take a camera. Another couple of days slowly passed until we came round to doing a canoe tour. It was quite reasonably priced and they say Tortuguero is one of the only places in the world where it is better to see the park from a boat instead of walking. ...

jungle n beach, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

jungle n beach

A travel blog entry by gonroamin

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This is great, we love being in the jungle. The drive over the hills from san jose was a bit slow, there was a landslide(not a big one), and they closed half the road, because of a bit of mud on it. Once we got in the boat it was really good. We saw ...

Day 4: Boat Trip to Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 4: Boat Trip to Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by segacs

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... legs a bit by playing an impromptu game of frisbee, and playing with the little dogs there. Dogs are literally everywhere in Costa Rica, but strays are rare; most belong to owners of hotels, restaurants, shops, and pretty much anyone else. We arrived ...

Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by diene

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Natuerlich bin ich vor Aufregung schon wieder viel zu frueh wach und verlasse meinen 7 Dollar Bretterverschlag um im Sonnenaufgang noch nen kleinen Spaziergang am Karibikstrand zu unternehmen.Um 6 Uhr holt mich Ricardo dann zur am Vortag gebuchten ...

Tortugeuro Adventure, Siete, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortugeuro Adventure

A travel blog entry by megusta

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... her a rose at roadside florist at the end of the day. She almost cried. One of the best days I've had here in Costa Rica. This weekend, we made a trip with three other volunteers to Tortuguero National Park, which is on the Eastern side of the country ...

Butterflies, Bananas and Rain Forest, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Butterflies, Bananas and Rain Forest

A travel blog entry by edpass

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Leaving San Jose behind, we drove through Braulio Carrillo National Park, named for Costa Rica's third president, Braulio Carillo Colina.  Some of the drive was not unlike Cape Breton Island's Highlands National Park, except that Cape Breton's hills ...

Tortuguero-  Sea Turtle Watching, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero- Sea Turtle Watching

A travel blog entry by cmedancing

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... to hear this after passing through Mexico to Nicaragua.   Mom had noted she wanted to see the Sea Turtles while she was in Costa Rica and it just happens to be the time when the turtles were arriving on the beaches for their seasonal laying of the ...

A week of travelling, Tortugueras, Costa Rica travel blog

A week of travelling

A travel blog entry by brigidg

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... , and we walked around the town for a while. The neighbourhood is poor and known as being one of the more violent parts of Costa Rica. Our taxi driver actually came pretty close to ditching us on the side of the road when he realized where we were ...

Dia 15. Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Dia 15. Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by maprudencio

... al Cerro Tortugero (2h). Es por selva y tiene muy buenas vistas. Por la tarde visita por los senderos del Parque Nacional de Tortuguero y paseo por el pueblo. Tambien está la opción de alquilar unos Kayacks para ir por los canales. Por la ...

Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by lightnerjohnson

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School was over for the girls and most of our friends had left Monteverde, so it was time for us to explore another part of Costa Rica. Tortuguero had a number of draws for us. It is one of the most remote areas in the country as it is only accessible by ...

Turtles by moonlight...can you top that?, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Turtles by moonlight...can you top that?

A travel blog entry by southernxposure

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... going to get a on a guided trip to Tortuguero National Park the next morning. This is a canal along the northeast coast of Costa Rica where sea turtles come to nest. Turned out we were going to be there during the Green Sea turtle nesting season, so ...

3day/2night trip to Tortuguero to see the turtles, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

3day/2night trip to Tortuguero to see the turtles

A travel blog entry by ditch

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... which is situated on the east coast of Costa Rica. Now unlike Punta Leona, where we stayed the previous week, Tortuguero is on the Caribbean side of Costa Rica and as such it is the Atlantic Ocean that hits it shoreline not the Pacific Ocean. Due to Costa ...

Turtle time, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Turtle time

A travel blog entry by georgiemoule

Because its the weekend, and we don't have work, the other volunteers and I took a weekend trip to Tortuguero, on the Atlantic Coast of Costa Rica to see turtles. Getting here was an adventure in itself. Tortuguero is only accessible by boat, so we had ...

Dia 14. Bahia Drake - Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Dia 14. Bahia Drake - Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by maprudencio

*** PLANING *** Check-out en el hotel y salida en AquaTaxi hasta Sierpe. Despúes taxi al areopuerto de Palmar Sur y avioneta hasta Tortugero. Llegada a las cabinas y aprovechar la tarde para hacer alguna actividad. Hotel: Casa Marbella ...

Running aground and the crocs, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Running aground and the crocs

A travel blog entry by salsita

The boat trip back to Limon was fast and turned out to be quite the adventure.  Zooming through the various rivers having near run ins with birds as they tried to take off as fast as possible to get out of our way and spotting lots of caymans and ...

Very humid tropical rainforest, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Very humid tropical rainforest

A travel blog entry by chrisser71

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... that I was not going to stay any longer. However, from what I could see, San Jose certainly gave the impression of Costa Rica being a wealthier country than Guatemala - they even had ordinary busses servicing the city - did not see a single chicken bus. ...

Boat Trip to Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Boat Trip to Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by rich_thomas

... it while took some great photos. Lots of brighlty coloured birds I have yet to identify, but apparently there are tens if not hundreds of thousands of species in Costa Rica of birds alone...so maybe I will stick with describing them by size and ...

Tortuguero-Amazonul Costa Ricai, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero-Amazonul Costa Ricai

A travel blog entry by tudormaxim

Am plecat la 10 mai departe spre Tortuguero,pe coasta caraibiana,loc vestit pentru izolarea in care se afla.Locul e foarte salbatic,e Amazonul Americii Centrale.Evident nu e accesibil cu masina. am strabatut plantatii dense de banane pe un drum ...

Tortuguero on the Caribbean Coast, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero on the Caribbean Coast

A travel blog entry by andreatravels

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... catch the jungle riverboat to Tortuguero.  There are very few roads through the wetlands of the Caribbean lowlands of Costa Rica, and Tortuguero is accessible only by boat or plane.  We munched muffins and fruit supplied by the hotel and looked ...

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