Travel Blogs from Tortuguero, Costa Rica

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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!! ...

Tortuguero = Turtles, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero = Turtles

A travel blog entry by carlitravels

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... for the rest of our 45 minutes we enjoyed a lovely mango milkshake thing. And ok, maybe a bought a thing or two but really not much. Costa Rica is not near as cheap as I was hoping it would be. I knew that the activities was going to run my bill up, but ...

Welcome to the jungle, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Welcome to the jungle

A travel blog entry by heinlisenka

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... er inderdaad uit, vandaag is de dag dat we eindelijk naar de beestjes gaan. Of zoals de kids zeggen: dat we nu eindelijk naar Costa Rica gaan. In hun beleving is Costa Rica = beestjes, dus ze blijven maar vragen wanneer we nu naar Costa Rica gaan. Na een ...

Last day in Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Last day in Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by kurz_costa_rica

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Enyoy these photos...last day in ...

Costa Rica Part 1, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Costa Rica Part 1

A travel blog entry by raistlin_78

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... weeks earlier. But I shook that off pretty quickly once I actually started doing these things. Arrived here without knowing a single thing about Costa Rica and what I was going to do. Had planned to figure it all out when I was in Toronto but I should ...

Orosi to Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Orosi to Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by avengerpenguins

It’s worth mentioning at this point that much of rural Costa Rica lives by the sun. At this latitude, sunrise is usually around 6 a.m. and sunset 6 p.m. People get up early and most activity finishes around sunset. People eat and then go to bed. The ...

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

Tortuguero River and National Park

A travel blog entry by avengerpenguins

After a pleasant early breakfast we were straight into the boat and out on the river. Good birds appeared almost immediately, with Amazon and Ringed Kingfishers. A pair of toucans in a riverside tree turned out to be one of each - both Keel-billed and ...

Off to the Rain Forest!!, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Off to the Rain Forest!!

A travel blog entry by jp122163

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... the mountains and at one point, we stopped near the summit where the temperature must have been about 10C! Brrr! Saw many volcanoes (Costa Rica has 112 inactive and 9 active ones). Saw my first accident on the highway -- semi truck and trailer on ...

Turtles!, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Turtles!

A travel blog entry by bargreenwood

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... road we passed one shanty town but apparently most of the population considered themselves middle class (lower middle or upper).  Costa Rica is a stable democracy whose government abolished the armed forces in 1948 and used all the money saved on ...

Surely the best 8th Birthday ever?!, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Surely the best 8th Birthday ever?!

A travel blog entry by wandering-again

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In total contrast to Pete's Birthday, William's was an amazing experience! We were up at 5am for a three hour canoe along the rivers. We had hired Alonso as our guide and he took us exploring. It was a brilliant trip and we saw so much wildlife. We just ...

Schildpad eieren tellen, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Schildpad eieren tellen

A travel blog entry by paulineenlex

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... uitzoeken, die heb je kennelijk nodig op het strand. Wij moeten op tijd aan het water staan, voor de tocht naar het dorp Tortuguero. Dat is weer varen, 5 minuten. Het is daar modderig en druk. Het dorp loopt langs het water  en wij krijgen een ...

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