Travel Blogs from Tortuguero, Costa Rica

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Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by espriseme

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...   We're on the tour with a couple my parents' age from Texas, and for the first leg of the tour in Tortuguero we're also with a (literal) boatload of other tourists, many of them from Spain. There's one particularly obnoxious couple that can't ...

Tortuguero National Park

Tortuguero National Park "Mini amazon"

A travel blog entry by salsita

Today we traveled to Tortuguero National Park on the northern Caribbean coast.  Its impossible to drive here so once we arrived in Limon we hopped into a motorized canoe through the jigsaw of canals deep into the national park.  With Willis our, ...

La Tortuga Feliz, An un named island between Limon and Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

La Tortuga Feliz

A travel blog entry by smyth

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... the local inhabitants. Ecotourism...The most famous and therefore the touristy area for the observation of turtles in Costa Rica, Tortuguero, cannot handle the number of tourists anymore. The area is getting polluted etc. Travel agencies therefore ...

Who needs roosters when there is howler monkeys, Provinz Limón, Costa Rica travel blog

Who needs roosters when there is howler monkeys

A travel blog entry by eeyore82

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... wanted to get as fast as possible out of St. José I booked an organized tour to the national park Tortuguero on the carribbean side of Costa Rica- the turtle beach. Just 2 days but packed with activities and impressions that it felt like a week. They ...

Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by chiel_maas

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... species, including toucans, different species of monkeys, poison dart frogs and if you're really lucky even a jaguar or a manatee. I travelled by boat over the canals from Puerto Limon to Tortuguero, which took me about 2,5 hours. It is a very scenic ...

Tortuguero N.P. - Tiere & Pflanzen ohne Ende, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero N.P. - Tiere & Pflanzen ohne Ende

A travel blog entry by alezg

... der Tierwelt, auch wenn es nicht auf jedem Ausflug gleich viel zu beobachten gibt. (Man merkt aber erst "zurueck in der Zivilisation" wie viel man in Tortuguero bzw. Costa Rica zu sehen kriegt!) Auf den Morgentouren waren wir tendenziell ...

Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by loelai

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Land of the turtles, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Land of the turtles

A travel blog entry by phoedo

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After our long journey to Tortuguero, we woke up the next morning to find a really cute little village between the river and the sea. First thing, we made reservations for our turtle tour, where we would he head down to the beach at night to see green sea ...

Fahrt mit Hindernissen, Cariari, Costa Rica travel blog

Fahrt mit Hindernissen

A travel blog entry by diene

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... wird (symphatisch!). Der Busfahrer setzt sich wieder ans Steuer und weiter geht die wilde Fahrt. Schliesslich gilt in Costa Rica als oberste Verkehrsregel Der schwaechere Verkehrsteilnehmer hat immer Schuld! Schliesslich ist er ja schwaecher und haette ...

Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by ccchrissie

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... them out on the edge of town & hoping the jaguars came & got them - apparently happens quite a lot & others at Cabins Tortuguero had seen their tracks on the beach. Ear plugs were not an option as had to hear my early alarm call - off on a 3 ...

The Trip to Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

The Trip to Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by jowhiting

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... can only be reached by boat or plane if you're rich enough and it is located on the Caribbean coast of north-eastern Costa Rica.  The name Tortuguero means 'turtle region’ as it is famous for the nesting of turtles on its beaches.   We all ...

Flooded Forest, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Flooded Forest

A travel blog entry by jowhiting

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... pods resemble hawks in flight,  they grow uninhibited along the banks of the river. Many species of trees found in Tortuguero form large buttressed root systems to support their massive height and weight in the shallow, tropical soil. We took a ...

Boat Trip and Walk to Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Boat Trip and Walk to Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by jowhiting

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... help support them, creating a larger surface and a pocket of air. That afternoon we decide to walk into the small town of Tortuguero. A trail that followed the power lines into town showed us the way. It was incredibly hot and the small dirt ...

Getting to Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Getting to Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by veromarcos

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It seems 5 and 6 am will be our normal times in Costa Rica. The sun is well out at 5am and also the rain starts daily at 2/3pm...and its no joke rain, its the real tropical stuff! If you check on the map, the distance from Cahuita to Tortuguero is not ...

Mieux qu'au zoo, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Mieux qu'au zoo

A travel blog entry by ariane_atw

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... des bebes tortues. Mais ce n'est pas la saison. Alors je me suis contentee des canaux de l'autre cote de la ville, l'autre attraction de Tortuguero. Jugez en par les photos, je n'ai pas ete decue de ce que j'ai vu pendant mon tour ...

Voor de derde keer Corn Island, Corn Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Voor de derde keer Corn Island

A travel blog entry by bjorninke

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Face to face with alligators, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Face to face with alligators

A travel blog entry by davidandem

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Tortugero National Park is crisscrossed by a natural network of navigable waterways and is one of the most biologically diverse areas of Costa Rica. It is best known for being one of the most important nesting sites for the pacific green turtle in the ...

Turtle Dent, Cahuita, Moin, Tortuguero, Barro Del Colorado, Costa Rica travel blog

Turtle Dent

A travel blog entry by xanadu72

... , once again with just the 2 of us in the boat, told me he lived in Barra Del Colorado, (which is the northernmost part of Costa Rica on the Caribbean side, bordering Nicaragua), and if I would go with him to drop the boat off that he would take me to his ...

Tortuguero...turtles and wildlife, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero...turtles and wildlife

A travel blog entry by andersontravel

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... island fever".  The town had a Rastafarian feel with Bob Marley music playing in houses and shops throughout the village. Tortuguero is the nesting site for 4 different types of sea turtles (Atlantic green, loggerhead, hawksbill, and leatherback). We ...

Water and wetness at the town of the Turtles, Tortugero, Costa Rica travel blog

Water and wetness at the town of the Turtles

A travel blog entry by damnfunkin

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... like they were always like that. The increasing number of signs for hidden jungle lodges betrayed our eminent arrival at Tortuguero village, and we rounded a bend, and there it was - a number of ramshackle dwellings partially built over the ...

Adventures in Tortuguero - one of my favourites, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Adventures in Tortuguero - one of my favourites

A travel blog entry by nickiandal

... have it, it will bring back nice memories, and when Al is annoying me, I will recite spanish bible readings to him!!! Anyway, Tortuguero is only accesibleby the occasional flight (sadly) and boat, there are no roads, and it is one of the most peaceful ...

Tortugero Parque Nacional, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortugero Parque Nacional

A travel blog entry by wanderer_travel

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So unfortunately the pictures I took from Isla de Ometepe are not being uploaded to the blog. As of right now their are only two pictures showing, I hope to resolve the issue soon. After a quick night in San Jose, I left early in the morning on a bus ...

Dschungel, Dschungel...Moin, Moin!!!, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Dschungel, Dschungel...Moin, Moin!!!

A travel blog entry by diene

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... Fergies Place ein. Die Haengematte auf der Terasse ist schliesslich der Knaller!Touchdown Imperial (Cerveca de Costa Rica) bei grossartiger Abenddaemmerung am Karibikstrand, Abendessen, natuerlich karibisch, danach grossartige Gespraeche am Strand ...

my first 2 weeks, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

my first 2 weeks

A travel blog entry by sfahey184

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so finally i got enough access to write on this thing.we have made it from san jose to just outside tortuguero where base camp is. i am keeping this brief as i have limited amount of time.base camp is basic with dorms for us to sleep..no electricity but ...

up to see the turtles!!, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

up to see the turtles!!

A travel blog entry by ssweeten

... into the rain forest. Once we got to PUerto Limon we had to take a five our boat ride through a canal to get to Tortuguero. We did a canal tour the next morning and saw all sorts of wildlife: crocs, caimans (little tings that look like crocs), toucans, ...

Pay your dues at the right time or else, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Pay your dues at the right time or else

A travel blog entry by sainty1

We´ve come out to the carribean side for some serious wildlife action. This national park (another one) is a serious of river canals and tributaries which you can explore by canoe or on foot if you don´t mind the snakes. The town can only be accessed ...

Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by guyandcalum

... rum all the way and pointed out cool stuff to us. We got rooms for 2 quid a nighjt which we were pretty happy with, Tortuguero is a really cool little place, only accessible by boat and is basically a little strip of land between the canal and the sea, ...

Turtle Hunting in Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Turtle Hunting in Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by teamrees

... The rest of that day, and half the next, we spent on a water taxi, and a number of crowded 'chicken buses' right across Costa Rica to the town of La Fortuna in the shadow of the Arenal volcano. Alas, none of the buses actually had people carrying ...

The grubby Rasta with no shoes on!!!, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

The grubby Rasta with no shoes on!!!

A travel blog entry by salsita

... lizard which walks on water and tiny little poison dart frogs.  After chilling back on the hammocks we were taken to the village of Tortuguero which was on the same bit of land as the lodge so had the river on one side and the raging sea on the ...

This is the jungle Jim!, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

This is the jungle Jim!

A travel blog entry by irvin.cane2

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... folk who had taken the public transport finally rattled in. We'd also gained a friend who shared with us his knowledge of Costa Rica and S.America in general.   We were enchanted by the boat journey downriver to Tortuguero.The weather had changed as ...

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