Travel Blogs from Tortuguero, Costa Rica

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Turtles (lack of), Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Turtles (lack of)

A travel blog entry by thecannons

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... KSpace. What do you think guys, perhaps we could all gather on Regent Street and wave to our guests as they arrive? Tortuguero National Park is renowned for its turtles, particulalrly, when they come ashore to nest. We spent an evening walking about 4kms ...

Visiting Tortuguero Village - Day 4, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Visiting Tortuguero Village - Day 4

A travel blog entry by leahflores

... 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 restaurants, cabinas, lodges and bed and breakfasts. - ...

PROVIDENCIA, SAN ANDRES ISLAND, Colombia travel blog

PROVIDENCIA

A travel blog entry by travelingg

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The 2 days on the island of Providencia was a nice break from the tourist hustle of Cartagena. Though the island's not as lush as I'd imagined, we're still weeks away from any kind of rainy season. However, Providencia's winning quality stems from it's ...

Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by algo_77

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Apres une pause d'une journee a San Jose pour recuperer Magda, on est retourne sur la cote des Caraibes au Tortuguero pour essayer d'apercevoir des tortues de mer venues faire leur nid sur la plage. Apres un long periple en bus puis en barque pour arriver ...

Crocodile Dundee in Jurassic Park, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Crocodile Dundee in Jurassic Park

A travel blog entry by jcgallagher

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... Red Sea and a train follows on through the road. Bizarre to say the least. We have managed to make our way to Tortuguero aka Jurassic Park. The only way here is via boat. And of course we were chugging along when suddenly the driver stopped, tapped ...

Wildlife Galore!, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Wildlife Galore!

A travel blog entry by bethh1902

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We'll we were up at 5am to catch a boat ride through Tortuguero National Park. What an adventure! In two hours, we saw a poisonous yellow eyelash viper, a cayman, howler monkeys, spider monkeys and white faced monkeys, herons and toucans and so many other ...

Tortuguero Village, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero Village

A travel blog entry by jschwindt

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... times of the day. They do a great job of taking care of the grounds and the rooms. We went for the short walk through Tortuguero Village and returned to check in.  The rest of the day we made plans for travel and tours in the future. Most ...

Now THIS is the Costa Rica I've Been Dreaming Of!, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Now THIS is the Costa Rica I've Been Dreaming Of!

A travel blog entry by bethh1902

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So San Jose was ok, but truthfully it was not what I think of when I think of Costa Rica. I guess I'm not a city girl. Actually, I KNOW I'm not a city girl! So it was great to pack up and catch our bus to Tortuguero, which is on the Caribbean coast. We ...

Tortuguero 1, Limon, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero 1

A travel blog entry by geuensgorissen

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... , even later konden we zonder kleerscheuren en met alle ledematen terug in de boot kruipen zodat we verder konden varen. Costa Rica zou Costa Rica natuurlijk niet zijn zonder één of ander technisch defect en ja hoor... een half uur later liet de ...

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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... tenía 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 están asfaltados y el único tráfico 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 ...

Life³, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Life³

A travel blog entry by 7800miles

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... all over the place. It also takes decades before the females reach sexual maturity, but they do find their way back to Tortuguero. At some point during the egg-laying process, the turtle falls into a trance and is not really aware what's happening around ...

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 ...

Wildlife of Tortugero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Wildlife of Tortugero

A travel blog entry by quoka

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Heute morgen gehts also schon um 5.30 Uhr los, Treffpunkt an der Rezeption. Ich hab mich freiwilig für die Tour angemeldet, in der Hoffnung, die besten Tiere zu sehen, weil die ja eher morgens wach sein sollen. Erster auf der Liste ist natürlich das ...

Tortuguero, Cantón de Pococí, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by diecionce

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... van Chiquita. Verder zijn het vooral weilanden met koeien en paarden. Vervolgens met een snelle boot door de kanalen naar Tortuguero. De boot zit vol met alleen maar toeristen. Tortuguero is leuk. Houten huizen in allerlei kleuren. Niet groot: alles is ...

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 ...

Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by thesunroseclear

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... , tourists were allowed to board the bus first.  This was explained as a service to tourists newly implemented by the Tortuguero tourist collective (which also provided a guide to assist us), but it felt as though the local people were being ...

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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... Før bananene kommer til Norge blir de både vasket og tørket. 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, så ser de på 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 we´ll be staying in a traditional village in a house with a costa rican family.  We´ll 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 niño de 13 años.... 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 ...

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