Travel Blogs from Tortuguero, Costa Rica

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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 ...

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 Nachtwächter. Er meint, die Tour würde heute Morgen sicher nicht stattfinden. Bea verzichtet, ich mache mich trotzdem auf. ...

Tortuguero Village and National Park, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero Village and National Park

A travel blog entry by csd

Our next flight was to Tortuguero, a small village located on the Caribbean side of Costa Rica. Airline counter opened at 5:00. We checked in our bags and got boarding passes for our next flight to Tortuguero. It was a small plane with 12-14 persons ...

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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... 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 ...

Tropical Tortuguero, Cantón de Pococí, Costa Rica travel blog

Tropical Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by mcklawrence

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... of Limon. I thought this would be a sea trip down the coast, but turned out to be a 3.5 hour trip along the windy river except this time at speed - this was also highly enjoyable as the jungle and river really are spectacular. Costa Rica you beauty! ...

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 ...

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