Travel Blogs from Tortuguero, Costa Rica

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The Real Costa Rica, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

The Real Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by patrice_eoin

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... our previous entry, the tour guide helped us find perfect accommodation for only $8 per person, per night. This was extremely cheap for Costa Rica. The village itself was small with a collection of houses, a hand full of hotels and gift shops. The day of ...

Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by susranita

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... tena encanto: solitaria, de arena oscura y con troncos y restos vegetales blanqueados por el sol y semienterrados. El pueblo de Tortuguero es un conjunto de casitas sencillas. Los caminos no estn asfaltados y el nico trfico que hay, son algunas ...

National park excursion, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

National park excursion

A travel blog entry by mills01480

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Shuttle arrived at 6.30 for the 4 plus hours across to the park followed by a 1 hour boat journey to Laguna lodge. The guide was with the bus who stayed with us for the 3 days. Everyone on the tour was Spanish speaking so we felt alone ! Everything about ...

Jungles and Canals., Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Jungles and Canals.

A travel blog entry by pbweiss

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... and a crocodile. The river we were on was very narrow and windy and it flowed into the larger river and canal system. Tortuguero village is tiny with one dirt road with restaruants, hotels and gift shops. We arrived at our hotel, La Casona, and ...

Day trip to Tortuguero National Park, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Day trip to Tortuguero National Park

A travel blog entry by dshaw.355

... wildlife. Our tour guide was jungle tom and he was awesome. The tour consisted of the transportation there (another gripe i have about costa rica is that the roads are aweful away from the cities. the last 50 kilometers were all rock and gravel and ...

Week 11 - LEATHERBACK, Jaloba, Costa Rica travel blog

Week 11 - LEATHERBACK

A travel blog entry by karen.toft

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Week 11, an exciting week.  Just one more week to go at my home in Jaloba. This week was the end of the 6 interns being together.  Blakley and Rachel have gone off to Spanish school and when they return the other 4 of us will be leaving for ...

Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by panzaverde

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... , and elderly Americans roam freely - actually no, the Americans can most often be seen in tour groups, wearing beige knee-length shorts, drab coloured shirts and dorky hats. Hope you are enjoying our instalments from Costa Rica. Adios Nat and ...

Children of the Corn.., Little Corn, Nicaragua travel blog

Children of the Corn..

A travel blog entry by alberto66

After the news on the boat being delayed by a day, another 7 hour delay at the Port came as no surprise. I felt sick from the cold last night's dinner styled dish we'd had for breakfast that morning, and the cheesy puff crisps I'd been gnawing ...

Regnskog, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Regnskog

A travel blog entry by lillianbjo

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... Fr bananene kommer til Norge blir de bde vasket og trket. Mange av folkene som arbeider der kommer fra Nicaragua og ikke Costa Rica. Dette er fordi de er billigere arbeidskraft. Selv om de kun tjener 2 dollar om dagen, s ser de p dette som ...

Nicaragua, Corn Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Nicaragua

A travel blog entry by ericgardner

Friday, August 10, 2007 From Nicaragua to Guatemala Howdy, I'm writing this on another one-day stretch at sea so I doubt I'll be able to delve into much detail, but I'll try to give a good representation of my experience in Nicaragua. When ...

Week 7 - Manowar, Jaloba, Costa Rica travel blog

Week 7 - Manowar

A travel blog entry by karen.toft

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... see a lot more of the country, we will learn loads of Spanish as well be staying in a traditional village in a house with a costa rican family.  Well be looking at mostly arboreal animals (monkeys and the like) and birds and their behaviour and ...

Pueblo Tortuguero, Pueblo Trotuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Pueblo Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by hcdalmau12

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... habia comido a un nio de 13 aos.... El Pueblo Tortuguero, es una poblacion al noreste de Costa Rica, encima del Parque Nacional Tortuguero. caracteristico por el desove de las tortugas: Baula, Carey, Tortuga Verde.. jajajaj parecemos peores que ...

Isolated, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Isolated

A travel blog entry by laura_costarica

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... herons, hawks, kingfishers, spoonbills, pelicans, howler monkeys, jesus lizards (sadly it wasn't walking on water!), caimans and crocodiles. Tortuguero is a very narrow peninsula reached only by boat. We were on the other side of the river from the ...

Kanutour und auch sonst Natur pur, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Kanutour und auch sonst Natur pur

A travel blog entry by jann_und_franzi

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Heute haben wir eine Kanutour gemacht um ein paar nette Tierchen zu sehen..dafuer sind wir um 5 uhr aufgestanden..leider hat es da noch geregnet als gaebe es kein Morgen. Daraufhin wurde die Tour um eine std. verschoben.  Danach haben wir dann aber ...

San Jose to Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

San Jose to Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by richardhmcotton

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Tortuguero is one of the most amazing places I've ever been. Go there and look at the wildlife, and eat the palm heart and drink the rum. Don't get eaten by alligators or bitten by bullet ants, ...

Get in and get out..., Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Get in and get out...

A travel blog entry by jordyandterra

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October 23-25th  wow...there is one reason and one reason ONLY to go to Tortuguero..that is to see the Green sea turtles nest.  We will have to tell you all about this place when we get back..we got a good dose of culture shock!   We did go ...

Massive strike leads to sea turtle viewing, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Massive strike leads to sea turtle viewing

A travel blog entry by ramazzini

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... for multiple reasons!  So, sadly, the trip to Bocas did not happen.  The good part is that we added a destination in Costa Rica that we had not planned on visiting.  We went to Tortuguro, a huge site for giant sea turtle nesting.  To ...

Tortuguero and the rainforest!, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero and the rainforest!

A travel blog entry by dgreen78

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... writing this).  That's been the only downside of the trip so far...I haven't seen the sun yet!  Because it's tropical, Costa Rica has two seasons....Wet and Dry.  Supposedly, we're at the transition from the Wet season to the Dry (January ...

A mellow Jungle canoe ride... and Monkey pee, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

A mellow Jungle canoe ride... and Monkey pee

A travel blog entry by neonguy

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This morning's jungle kayak trip was anticlimactic compared to the stormy midnight jungle/turtle romp.  However, it is amazing how the rainforest wakes up - especially the Howler Monkey.  (It is also amazing how many villagers are ...

Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by reis2012

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... we weer toeristen uit Engeland tegen die we al eerder ontmoet hadden. Uiteindelijk logeerden we een paar dagen in hetzelfde hostel in Tortuguero samen met twee Amerikaanse meiden. Was erg gezellig! De bootreis duurde anderhalf uur en gingen dwars door het ...

Eggs for Easter - and a jaguar, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Eggs for Easter - and a jaguar

A travel blog entry by mistytravels

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... ) and although I can use my camera without a flash I haven’t had the time or facilities to write to MINAE (Costa Rica’s ministry of energy and environment), also I hear my request would most probably be denied anyway… I’m just ...

You can't have a rainbow without some rainl, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

You can't have a rainbow without some rainl

A travel blog entry by sheena-andy

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... for the day as I squinted into the binoculars with my puffy eyes all the while rain poured down. By the way, Tortuguero consists of several canals mostly natural and some man made to connect them all together. There are several smaller villages along ...

Planes,Trains,&Automobiles..or..Taxi, Bus,& Lancha, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Planes,Trains,&Automobiles..or..Taxi, Bus,& Lancha

A travel blog entry by lukitolocita

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... to the area. Check out the video posted below to see the primary means of getting around this remote region of Costa RicaTortuguero is completely separated from the mainland of Costa Rica, only accessed by the natural canal system that surrounds ...

Boat rides and Turtles, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Boat rides and Turtles

A travel blog entry by dexle

... more relaxed than any of the ports in England. Next we had a 3 hour guided boat ride along the Parismina River into Tortuguero national park. We saw several sloths, lots of birds, a couple of Jesus Christs Lizards (Basilisks) and heard some extremely ...

Tropischer Regenwald nach extrem lauter Nacht, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tropischer Regenwald nach extrem lauter Nacht

A travel blog entry by peter.erne.58

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Als wir um 0540 zur Kanu-Tour mit Barbara aufbrechen wollen, regnet es immer noch recht stark und wir treffen draussen wieder den Nachtwchter. Er meint, die Tour wrde heute Morgen sicher nicht stattfinden. Bea verzichtet, ich mache mich trotzdem auf. ...

Turtles and relaxing life in Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Turtles and relaxing life in Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by danielle.bajada

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... caught a shuttle bus from Fortuna which took 4 hours followed by a beautiful 1.5 hour boat ride winding along the canals to arrive at Tortuguero. On arrival you notice that you are in the middle of nowhere. There are no cars in town, you are surrounded by ...

6: Costa Rica - the rich coast, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

6: Costa Rica - the rich coast

A travel blog entry by adayintheworld

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... , which involved a bus and then an hour boat ride through the river to the island just horizontal to the mainland. Tortuguero is one of the main places in Costa Rica that the sea turtles come to lay their eggs, and as my luck would have it, August is the ...

Turtles, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Turtles

A travel blog entry by hannah.thompson

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... lay eggs and saw babies hatch and make their long uncertain journey into the ocean. Watch the video! So cute. So vulnerable. Tortuguero is the Caribbean's most important breeding ground for the green turtle. And, of the world's eight species of sea ...

Exploring the Waterways, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Exploring the Waterways

A travel blog entry by tolleomi

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This is a two day excursion, and so we head out early the next day, to navigate the may rivers and canals around this area. The lovely turtle lady from yesterday is no longer with us, so we have a good laugh at last night's conversations, but mainly we ...

Nationalpark Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Nationalpark Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by kseto2012

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... Gepck in der Lobby fr den Trip nach Tortuguero. Der Tortuguero Nationalpark befindet sich an der karibischen Kste von Costa Rica und kann nur per Boot oder Flugzeug erreicht werden. Wir haben eine Tour per Boot gebucht. Der kleine Tourbus holt uns ...

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