Travel Blogs from Tortuguero, Costa Rica

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

Tortuguero, bras de terre entre eau douce et salée, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero, bras de terre entre eau douce et salée

A travel blog entry by berbencitron

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Tortuguero est un endroit isolé du Costa Rica sur la côte Caraïbe. Pour y aller on emprunte une embarcation où on rencontre une française, avec qui on va passer les deux jours. Le paysage est unique, la jungle est tout autour, on rentre dans un ...

Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by ktnf

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La plage ou viennent se reproduire les tortues par millier ...

Time flies and so do chiroptera (bats :o)), Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Time flies and so do chiroptera (bats :o))

A travel blog entry by mistytravels

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The days go by so quickly I can't beleive I’ve been here over half of the total duration already! The surveys are SO much fun, and relaxing in a hammock by the beach in between them is pretty good too, and I even like doing my laundry in a tub with ...

Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by samuvk

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The place where the tortugles go to put the ...

Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by neonguy

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... off some local folk.  We eventually made it to what I thought was another little residence landing... but this was actually Tortuguero.  Wow... low key, man.  Lots of little shacks and tin roofs.  Lots of charm and smiles.  I ...

Teenage Mutant Ninja Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Teenage Mutant Ninja Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by alberto66

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... . We got talking a big American guy on the boat over whom we decided to book a tour with around Tortuguero the following morning. Dawn broke at 5am and we stumbled out into the rain wearing our overcoats. Our guide was to row us ...

roof?  he don't need no freakin' roof!, Little Corn Island, Nicaragua travel blog

roof? he don't need no freakin' roof!

A travel blog entry by trlunn

Last night it is widely believed that a water spout passed over Casa Iguana, less than 100' from the cabana!  The storm knocked down trees and caused general mayhem, even tearing the roof off of another guest's cabana and throwing it towards the one ...

Pure Magic, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Pure Magic

A travel blog entry by ellengoeseast

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To get from Turrialba to the National Park Tortuguero on the Caribbean coast was another adventure on Costa Rica's public transport. From my hostel to the bus station I shared a taxi with some girls who were going rafting. Then from Turrialba the bus to ...

Turtle Watching, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Turtle Watching

A travel blog entry by aubreycox

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... . We took a guided tour through the park (so our money would go to the preservation of the sea turtles and the park).  Costa Rica hosts 4 of the 6 species of sea turtles in the world. During our tour we saw green turtles nesting. It was so exciting ...

Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by kimsworld

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Jungle Cruise, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Jungle Cruise

A travel blog entry by magnoliakitties

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... hole and back into the Ocean.  It was great we got to see the entire process :)  It was about another 30 minutes walk back to the boat, I was so tired I could barely walk. Then, back to the lodge and off to bed. Another magical day in Costa ...

Day 45-Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 45-Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by millhousers

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... to get out of the car and meet Grandma "Wonnie" and Grandpa "Boppa" who had flown in all the way from California to experience Costa Rica with the Millhousers.  The girls were less thrilled to say good-bye to Daddy who was flying to Baltimore for his ...

Tortuguero, Limon, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by kingy2

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... , Deb had the sea bass with rice and beans. After lunch we jump back on the boat for a five minute trip across to Tortuguero. This area is definitely different, the town is on an island surrounded by one hundred meter wide river and the Caribbean, it took ...

Week 12 - Goodbye to Jalova (& GREEN TURTLE), Jaloba, Costa Rica travel blog

Week 12 - Goodbye to Jalova (& GREEN TURTLE)

A travel blog entry by karen.toft

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My last week in Jalova... More turtle night walks and excitingly on one of the walks (with Rich, Hayden and Matt) we saw a nesting Green Turtle.  She was already covering her nest so we didnt get to see her lay the eggs and stuff like we did with ...

Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by nickymaus

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Who put the rain in rain forest, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Who put the rain in rain forest

A travel blog entry by pilgrim143

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... Hey Ho I lost control & boy its raining, so our open boat transfer becomes a challenge in keeping bags dry. Tip number 1 - if in Costa Rica have a rain cover on your pack. So its a rain forest resort hotel surrounded by water with all its cons - you cant ...

Costa Rica Travel Diary, Tortuguero, Monte Verde, Arenal, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Costa Rica Travel Diary

A travel blog entry by kungfusurfer

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... wont be here for long. Getting picked up at 5:45 for the transfer to catch the boat to Tortuguero. Hotel is beautiful. My first cultural experience in Costa Rica: Watching the Simpsons in Spanish. My parents are hungry, so we take a cab ride to ...

I dream of The Turtle Place, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

I dream of The Turtle Place

A travel blog entry by shalynnpack

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... Park protects over 120 sq miles primary lowland rainforest and marine habitat on the northern Caribbean coast of Costa Rica.  Its only town, Tortuguero, has 1300 inhabitants and survives solely on ecotourism—over 50,000 tourists visit the park ...

Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by aparanjpe

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... soon, I'm gonna die of heat. When I last wrote we were in Sarapiqui. But now, we are in Tortuguero. Tortuguero is located on the Caribbean side of Costa Rica, and it is only accessible by boat. It is really cool here because on one side of town you can ...

Today I rescued a baby turtle! Que guay!!, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Today I rescued a baby turtle! Que guay!!

A travel blog entry by slmackay

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... we headed off for some lunch (arroz con mariscos) and were again swarmed by flies! Although this was easily my favourite place in Costa Rica so far I could never live here as the flies would drive me mad. We were told we might see some baby turtles at ...

Parque Nacional Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Parque Nacional Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by pema80

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... in Tortuguero nieder, um den Wald auszubeuten. Da nun Arbeit vorhanden war, begann die eigentliche Immigration nach Tortuguero, hauptsächlich von Nicaragua. Schwerpunkt der Dorftour war die Geschichte und Kultur der Einwohner Tortugueros, der Einfluss ...

Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by margyandpaul

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... , our guided boat trips along the park rivers and canals have resulted in sightings of numerous birds, monkeys and reptiles. Costa Rica is definitely a nature paradise, and the people seem to have great awareness and respect of that (possibly even the ...

Community Service Costa Rica, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Community Service Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by bern53

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This was a community service trip to build a sidewalk in a poor village.This was some experience. We worked hard for three days but were thanked with tours of the canals. ...

Bus and boat to Totuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Bus and boat to Totuguero

A travel blog entry by ahlquist

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... to boats that will take us to Tortuguero. Tortuguero is situated on a sand bar island, separated from the mainland by Tortuguero River and bordering the Caribbean Sea. Tortuguero is renowned for its navigable canals that run through the rainforest in ...

Feb 23, 2006, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Feb 23, 2006

A travel blog entry by chapdeluc

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"Where's the turtle? I only see a big rock!"

A travel blog entry by mikeandelana

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We arrived in San Jose, Costa Rica just before dark on Tuesday evening to be pleasantly surprised by how modern (we saw a stem cell bank), clean, and safe this city felt in comparison to the other major ones in Central America.  Did I mention how ...

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