Travel Blogs from Tortuguero, Costa Rica

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Costa Rica in 15 days, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Costa Rica in 15 days

A travel blog entry by gerad-and-lisa

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... we were pumped, another day on the road and a new border to cross. We knew it was going to be a bit different crossing into Costa Rica as we had heard they are a lot stricter with their visa, sometimes even making you show proof of onward travel and bank ...

Travel to Tortugeuro or uhh Turtle head centro?!?!, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Travel to Tortugeuro or uhh Turtle head centro?!?!

A travel blog entry by sheena-andy

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We woke up bright and early and headed out after a quick breakfast at Hotel Luisiana. Again we were without a real map or GPS so there was plenty of interesting turns and horn honkings.  We purchased a couple of bottles of water and it was over ...

Green turtles, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Green turtles

A travel blog entry by allieadventures

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... birds, and a cayman.  Its was OK. I got a tip from a fellow traveler who suggest to go to another part of Costa Rica to see more wild life. That afternoon I went walking on a black beach, the same beach I saw the turtles the previous night. I ...

Biodiversity in Tortuguero, Cantón de Pococí, Costa Rica travel blog

Biodiversity in Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by costarica2015

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... themselves so well amidst a backdrop of rich greens and earthy browns. There are four species of monkey in this region of Costa Rica including the White Faced Capuchin, the Squirrel Monkey, the Spider Monkey and the Howler Monkey. We saw a Spider ...

The long trek back, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

The long trek back

A travel blog entry by harryvs

Because of the irregularity of the boats and the long connection times we woke up at 5 and took the 6am boat in the pouring rain back to the quayside where we picked up a rickety old bus which took us to another bus station in Cariari where we took the ...

Dschungel pur und Mordsgewitter, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Dschungel pur und Mordsgewitter

A travel blog entry by peter.erne.58

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... 'chst häufig langsam fahren, um nicht mit Treibholz zu kollidieren. Dann gehts in rasanter Fahrt in Richtung Tortuguero. Unterwegs können wir verschiedene Tiere beobachten, Wir erhalten genügend Zeit zum Bilder schiessen. Höhepunkt sind die riesigen ...

Dschungelparadies, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Dschungelparadies

A travel blog entry by sarahandi

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... am chillen und geniesse die Sonne und die ruhige Minuten. Mit dem Boot geht es dann auf dem Kanal Richtung Tortuguero. Unser Guide erzaehlt mir begeistert von Krodkodilen und wir sehen Klammeraffen und Echsen. Die Bootsfahrt war ein echtes Highlight am ...

Adios Tortuguero.  Hola Puerto Viejo!, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Adios Tortuguero. Hola Puerto Viejo!

A travel blog entry by hughsie23

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Early mornings are beautiful in Tortuguero so we woke up early so we could enjoy our last breakfast outside on the dock before the boat to Moin came to pick us up.  Over coffee, eggs and toast we watched as the village slowly came back to ...

Colors of Nature, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Colors of Nature

A travel blog entry by andrewy

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Hi Everyone,     Today, Day 4 of my travel, I have arranged for a packaged tour to Tortuguero National Park on the Caribbean side of Costa Rica. Our guide, Francesca, drove to the city center to pick us up. Going along with my dad and ...

Day  26, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 26

A travel blog entry by jomole

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... take some photos and then drove for 3 hours to get to the farm by the river where we were to park the car and catch the boat to Tortuguero at 1.00.  We got there at 12.40 only to be told that the boat had left and the next one would be at 4.30!  ...

En un pueblo cerca del rio Pacuare, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

En un pueblo cerca del rio Pacuare

A travel blog entry by puravidamai

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Este fin de semana, yo viajé a un pueblo cerca del rio Pacuare. Fue una experiencia increíble y me la encanta! Primero, viajamos en el bus hasta llegamos a Limon. Luego, viajamos en un bote por el rio a Lirio Lodge in Pacuare. Mientras allí, ...

Tortuguero Canals, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero Canals

A travel blog entry by laurag

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This past weekend, our whole group traveled to the Carribbean side of the country to visit the Rain Forest in Tortuguero National Park! The experience staying in the Jungle Lodge for two nights and exploring the canals by boats by day seeing all the ...

WiFi in the rainforest???, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

WiFi in the rainforest???

A travel blog entry by jeneggener

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... the first night in San Jose which was uneventful, as most Latin American capital cities are, and on day 2 we headed east to Tortuguero, on the Caribbean coast, where we're staying for 2 nights. Not only is this the first time these girls have been out of ...

Tortuguero Day 2, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero Day 2

A travel blog entry by jeroenmartens

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Tortuguero National Park, the Little Amazon, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero National Park, the Little Amazon

A travel blog entry by gypsylifestyle

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... ny the dock and pool area and Vic and I played quite a few games of cards there. Our tour through the canals of Tortuguero Park stated at 5:30am. We had great weather and saw wonderful wildlife. We arrived back at the lodge just in time for ...

Welcome to the Jungle, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Welcome to the Jungle

A travel blog entry by quoka

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... mit Sack und Pack runter in die Lobby und schon steht ein kleiner Bus bereit für unsere Tour. Bis jetzt überrascht uns Costa Rica echt mit totaler Organisation und Pünktlichkeit. Wir fahren einmal Quer durch San José, um noch ein paar "freundliche" ...

Carribean Christmas, Tortuguero, Cahuita, and Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica travel blog

Carribean Christmas

A travel blog entry by tiffandraech

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... have got a bit behind on the old travel blog so I am going to give a quick low down on the whole Carribean Coast of Costa Rica (We are in Panama now but will hopefully get that sorted in the next couple of days!). After Arenal Volcano we got a minibus ...

Bob and Shirley in the Land of the Turtles, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Bob and Shirley in the Land of the Turtles

A travel blog entry by shbell

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It is Thursday and we are in La Fortuna right at the base of the Arenal volcano, the top of which we cannot see right now because of clouds. It is 5,400 feet high. Going back to Mondaÿ: Left San Jose and drove north through Barillo Carrillo National ...

A Wildlife Day, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

A Wildlife Day

A travel blog entry by ahlquist

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Day 5 To keep everything on track we have had early wakeup calls regularly on this trip. Last night during the briefing the Tortuguero guide, Johnnie, told us that our wakeup would be 4:30 am…4:30, I thought this was supposed to be vacation! He ...

Day 177, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 177

A travel blog entry by maccamate52

... a three toed sloth. The green mountains, running rivers and animal life were breathtaking. We then got a boat along the Tortuguero canal to our accommodation, Evergreen Adventure Lodge. The boat ride was spectacular where we saw many birds and lush green ...

Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by sandyundnati

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... und verfolgten das Fussballspiel des FC Tortuguero. Am Nachmittag ging es noch an den Strand und es war der erste Tag in Costa Rica, an dem es nicht regnete! Nach einem sehr gemütlichen Wochenende in Tortuguero ging am Montagmorgen die Reise weiter nach ...

More turtle hatchlings, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

More turtle hatchlings

A travel blog entry by pdh61

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Today is our extra day at Mawuba Lodge, rest of our gang head back today to SJ after 2n 3d tour. Slept great in our suite ( bathroom is as big as our lounge at home, sunken basth, walk in monsoon shower and a verandah overlooking the river. We are on ...

Circle of life, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Circle of life

A travel blog entry by pdh61

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... life. My wife loves me and well, I have just conquered the world:) We are blissfully happy with all that we have seen in Costa Rica and we will return to England that much richer. It's time to celebrate the circle of life - happy birthday mum and ...

Plane, Taxi, Bus, Boat, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Plane, Taxi, Bus, Boat

A travel blog entry by gkmadventures

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The flight to Costa Rica wasn't bad at all. We had a hard time falling asleep because it wasn't comfy. Once we landed we were escorted to customs. We got through no problem. So, we made it and have no clue what were doing. We exchange our money and have ...

It's wet in the Rain Forest, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

It's wet in the Rain Forest

A travel blog entry by magnoliakitties

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... using an aerial tram.   The ride to the tram was about 2 hours.  Fico provided us a lot of great information on Costa Rica as we drove.  For example, 80% of the country is actually mountainous and the country is broken into the Pacific ...

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