Travel Blogs from Tortuguero, Costa Rica

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Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by nickymaus

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Hi from Tortuguero National Park, Costa Rica, Pococí, Costa Rica travel blog

Hi from Tortuguero National Park, Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by karensblog

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... , which is still run mostly with manual labor. The plantation used to belong to the infamous United Fruit Company when Costa Rica was a "banana republic". In the 1970s reforms were made and the company changed its name to Chiquita Banana because it had ...

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 ...

Aerial Tram, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Aerial Tram

A travel blog entry by kurz_costa_rica

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Did not see any animals but I saw a lizzard and a beautiful bird with yellow head. One of the children on my Aerial tram was sick and he puked...oh well at least it was not on the ...

a week of extremes, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

a week of extremes

A travel blog entry by robparkin

... the serpentarium which had a brilliant collection of reptiles. On returning to san Jose I visited the central market to get a feel of Costa Rica, it was very enjoyable and slightly crazy. We then travelled back with a new volunteer who got held up by the ...

Saving turtles and working with pirates ..., Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Saving turtles and working with pirates ...

A travel blog entry by phillipa_k

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No electricity, no hot water, no communications, no creature comforts and yet boy, am I glad I went.  One of those things that you wonder what the hell you're doing there (especially the first two or three days) but once you get in to it, it's a ...

Tortuguero, ultime étape avant la fin du voyage, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero, ultime étape avant la fin du voyage

A travel blog entry by srilankamemory

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... à cette période de l'année. C'est aussi l'endroit qui reçoit le plus de pluie de tout le Costa Rica. Donc nous nous préparions intellectuellement à devoir sortir à nouveau les Kway. Et ce fut finalement tout le ...

Turtles!, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Turtles!

A travel blog entry by gregandjane

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... - howler monkeys, spider monkeys, and even a white-faced Capuchin!!!!! - the resort in Tortuguero with pool and wonderful food (mmmmm, gallo pinto- traditional Costa Rican breakfast fare consisting of beans, rice and some other yumminess) - Did we ...

Venice of the Caribbean, Cantón de Pococí, Costa Rica travel blog

Venice of the Caribbean

A travel blog entry by sigourneys

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... taxi to the local dance club/ bar on the second night there with most of the people from our group an made some fun Costa Rican amigos. No regrets about booking with g adventures! We left Tortugero on Wednesday and arrived in La Fortuna where we are right ...

anna en faan de biologen, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

anna en faan de biologen

A travel blog entry by anna-en-faan

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... maar weinig bezienswaardige stad is zijn we met bus en bootje richting tortugeuro getrokken een stukje regenwoud in het noordoosten van costa rica, dat tussen een rivier en de carraibische zee ligt met de gids een tochtje gemaakt door het regenwoud: ik ...

Tortugero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortugero

A travel blog entry by tanja1989

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Nach der Busfahrt durch den nicht erkundeten Dschungel, Bananenplantagen und einer Bootsfahrt durch den Kanal kamen wir um 2Uhr in der Turtle Beach Lodge an, einer wunderschönen Stelle mitten im Dschungel von Tortugero. Nach dem Mittagessen (Reis ...

Tortuguero National Park, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero National Park

A travel blog entry by amchristen

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Tortuguero is often referred to as the Venice of Costa Rica. While this area of the country is only navigable by a series of canals, the resemblance pretty much ends there. Still, Tortuguero has its own very different kind of charm. Visiting Tortuguero ...

nesting sea turtles, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

nesting sea turtles

A travel blog entry by robparkin

I think I may have witnessed one of the greatest occurrences in nature. We went out for a practice night walk and weren't feeling particularly confident as it is still not turtle season. However, our leader saw some tracks, went up to investigate and ...

Pineapple Daiquiri, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Pineapple Daiquiri

A travel blog entry by kurz_costa_rica

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Never had this wonderful adult beverage before...it is absolutely ...

Mar 06, 2012, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Mar 06, 2012

A travel blog entry by allishatch

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Kanufahren, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Kanufahren

A travel blog entry by kseto2012

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... wir wieder Barbara und eine Schweizer Familie für die Kanutour. Per Kanu ging es dann auf dem Wasserweg in den Nationalpark Tortuguero. Wieder haben wir Kaimane gesehen, aber auch Brüll- und Klammeraffen. Bei der wunderschönen Fahrt durch den Dschungel ...

Prettige feestdagen en een gelukkig 2015!, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Prettige feestdagen en een gelukkig 2015!

A travel blog entry by tonenpaul

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... prettige feestdagen en het beste voor het nieuwe jaar 2015. Ik hoop dat jullie relaxed en ontspannen het nieuwe jaar in gaan net als de luiaard op de foto die we hier in Costa Rica tegen kwamen. Groetjes en tot ziens in het nieuwe jaar.   ...

Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by michaelm

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... Schildkroeten ungestoert nesten koennen. Von den acht existierenden Meeresschildkroeten dieser Welt legen sechs ihre Eier in Costa Rica und vier davon in Tortuguero. Grund genug, mal an diesen Ort an der Atlantikkueste hinzufahren um die Tierchen unter ...

If men were like mosquitoes..., Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

If men were like mosquitoes...

A travel blog entry by sarabosaw

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... trip is coming to an end, but soooo glad to be getting away from the skeeters tomorrow.  So, after a long trek to Tortuguero National Park, I have found my turtles.  Por fin!  Tortugas!  I had some seriously good luck, too.  ...

Giant turtles and howler monkeys, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Giant turtles and howler monkeys

A travel blog entry by dylang

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... any pics as it was not allowed. We took some eggs and had them for breakfast the next day ... just kidding!! We only stayed one night in Tortuguero, and continued on our trip the next day after the flipping howler monkeys woke us all up at 4AM. Buggers!! ...

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