Travel Blogs from Tortuguero, Costa Rica

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Just like Jurassic Park, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Just like Jurassic Park

A travel blog entry by vanny.d

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... I can say is SPIDERS. EVERYWHERE. HUGE ONES. And for anyone that knows me that is a huge thing. Ever since Costa Rica/Tortuguero I have had spider nightmares taunting me and playing with me in my sleep. Tortuguero National Park is an amazing place ...

San José- Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

San José- Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by susranita

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... a la naturaleza en acción. Lo es más si puedes hacerlo tan de cerca. Además, con tu visita al Parque Nacional Tortuguero en Costa Rica, te llevas la satisfacción de haber ayudando a la conservación de las tortugas marinas y eso... no tiene precio. ...

Entering the Wonderful World of Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Entering the Wonderful World of Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by hughsie23

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... and watched the waves crash down until the sun had set and it was time to go home.  It's hard to describe just how perfectly beautiful the setting/ambience/experience was, but for the second time in Costa Rica, a tear was brought to my eye.  ...

Tourists of Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tourists of Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by hughsie23

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There's one thing that we don't do well and it's waking up early, but today we had booked an early morning boat tour of Tortuguero National Park so we had no choice.  At 6:00 a.m. we climbed into the awaiting boat with 8 other tourists and our guide ...

Tortuguero-Costa Rica, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero-Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by canadiansmiley

I got the 6am bus to Pavona for $2 then transfer to a little shuttle boat for $3 which took us through the channels of Tortuguero and I managed to see some nice birds. I got to Tortuguero Village around 9:30am. I went to Cabinas Maryscal for $5 per night. ...

Schildpadden leggen eieren...., Pococí, Costa Rica travel blog

Schildpadden leggen eieren....

A travel blog entry by ppkoonings

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... geen foto's maken, daarom maar een foto van een ander ei toegevoegd. Vrijdag zijn we de boot weer ingestapt. Dat was dus tortuguero : prachtig! Vrijdag 4 uur in de rental auto gezeten en gereden naar vulcano Arenal: van 50 km af al zichtbaar. Via een ...

Exploring the Tortuguero Area and Turtle Nesting, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Exploring the Tortuguero Area and Turtle Nesting

A travel blog entry by austinke

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... is only about 45 minutes from our house, and place we go to a few times a year! While on the bus, we drove over Costa Rica's version of the continental divide, which separated the flow of water from the Pacific to the Atlantic. We drove through a cloud ...

Pirates and Turtle-Ninjas, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Pirates and Turtle-Ninjas

A travel blog entry by mistytravels

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During the second week we finally got started with surveys. We get divided into small groups performing various ones through a well planned schedule. My first one was a so called "Bass-survey", Bass meaning Biodiversity assessment. This means a small ...

Tortuguero aka Paradise, Limon, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero aka Paradise

A travel blog entry by flipflop.chels

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Waking up before 6 has become pretty customary to me here in Costa Rica, the sunrises before 6, the busses are already running by 5 and we have had to get up very early many times this trip! Yesterday we had to be ready before 6 so the bus could pick us ...

jungle living, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

jungle living

A travel blog entry by yello22

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stayed at a sweet jungle resort, only accessible by lightaircraft or a boat thru jungle canals, still getting mauled by mozzies. ...

parents visit!, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

parents visit!

A travel blog entry by crisi

christmas in tortuguero with my parents and my aunt erika. got there by boat. no cars no roads. beautiful trip, continued to cahuita, arenal, monteverde and some beach no the pacific coast (flying crocodile lodge), gotta look it ...

Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by mpoelzl

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Lots of rain but we are in very pleaseant surroundings in the rainforest right on the Caribbean coast. It´s very different from the other Caribbean destinations we have seen as the sand here is volcanic and the sea very rough. We went on a walk ...

Day 20-22, Costa Rica: Tortuguero National Parc, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 20-22, Costa Rica: Tortuguero National Parc

A travel blog entry by soumimaria

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Welcome to the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica! Very popular for its bananas plantations and its exceptional fauna and flora. I was not lucky though to see many animals because of the season but I could still see some and the nature around Tortugero park is ...

Day 27, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 27

A travel blog entry by jomole

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Got up for 6 o'clock start of a guided boat tour to spot wildlife.  Darryl took 6 of us, including Anna and Fred, up the river and into some beautiful inlets where we saw spider monkeys, a turtle, a cayman and lots of birds.  We got back at 9 ...

I am living National Geographic, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

I am living National Geographic

A travel blog entry by kathyjamietrip

... windows, just what an eco lodge would look like.After a lunch of freshly caught fish, we explored he quaint town of  Tortuguero.We went to a charming resteraunt for pizza and the concensus was "who would have imagined a place like this here? ...

Tortuguero National Park, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero National Park

A travel blog entry by emelie78

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... take away that we eat in the hostel. We had gotten a dorm just for the four of us which was nice. We stayed at the Costa Rica backpackers just 5-10 minutes walk from the city centre. The next morning we took the bus to Quepos on the Pacific coast to visit ...

Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by tennille

Tortuguero ...

Het schildpaddendorp, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Het schildpaddendorp

A travel blog entry by wim

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Zoals de naam het zelf al zegt was onze volgende stap het schilpaddendorp, daar waar de schildpadden hun eieren komen leggen en waar zich ook een nationaal park bevind.  We hadden geluk of liever gezegd we haddenhet verdiend van een schildpad te ...

Exploring the Wilderness, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Exploring the Wilderness

A travel blog entry by harryvs

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I woke up at 7 and had some breakfast with a Dutch girl and headed out with her on the tour with a German and two Parisians. The five of us left in our canoe with our guide who seemed to have a fantastic eye for everything. We spotted various types of ...

De la tortue costaricaine à la jungle panaméenne, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

De la tortue costaricaine à la jungle panaméenne

A travel blog entry by surledep

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... évidemment, qui a pété sa chaine de vélo à 10 km de la ville? 'est le poissard... C'était le dernier email du Costa Rica que j'ai finalement à peine vu. Je vous écrits du Panama d'un ensemble d'îles qui s'appellent Bocas del Toro. En dehors de ...

En stille dag i Caribien, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

En stille dag i Caribien

A travel blog entry by christian1986

... -aftentur ind i junglen. Dagen blev brugt paa at ligge i haengekoejer og laese, bade og ellers tage den med ro - helt i costa ricansk aand. Klimaet paa den caribiske kyst er ikke som jeg naivt forventede inden jeg tog afsted med hoej sol og blaa himmel ...

Things lurk not only in the dark, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Things lurk not only in the dark

A travel blog entry by mistytravels

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I'm sharing a dorm with a Scotsman, an Aussie, and three juvenile green iguanas, and occasionally a bat and I´m having the time of my life. To say that life here at base-camp is simple is almost an understatement. The buildings (4 small ones) are made ...

Caribbean Dish- Mawamba Lodge, Tortuguero National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Caribbean Dish- Mawamba Lodge

A travel blog entry by shanejaime

Hi All! Greetings from the Caribbean! The beaches aren´t as nice, the sand is more a grayish color, but the wildlife is unrivaled anywhere! We saw sloths, monkeys, crocs, otters, toucans, parrots, our favorite green tree frog (green with red eyes ...

turtles and tropical rain forest, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

turtles and tropical rain forest

A travel blog entry by susanneontour

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Costa Rica has a lot to offer and it is hard to decide where to start. But best is, you cannot do anything wrong, everywhere it is nice. Our first excursion led us to Tortuguera, a place where turtles are nesting on the beach. We saw a green sea turtle ...

Eventyrlige Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Eventyrlige Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by bjoernpedersen

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... styrter ned...pigerne hygger med tablets, og det gør vi vel egentlig også - kun her der er wifi ;-) Turen i bus ud mod Tortuguero var i sig selv en oplevelse. Vores guide er meget autentisk- en stor, rar fyr som er indfødt Torteguero'aner - og ...

La Tortuga Feliz, South of Parismina, Costa Rica travel blog

La Tortuga Feliz

A travel blog entry by chum714

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... " project in Costa Rica.  If not, now you have!  For the past two weeks I was on the northern Caribbean coast of Costa Rica volunteering at La Tortuga Feliz. (The Happy Turtle)  I took the bus from San Jose to Bataan where I was met ...

Tortuguero - Isabelle, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero - Isabelle

A travel blog entry by chabot-simard

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... tortues de terre et un lézard. Il y avait vraiment beaucoup d'oiseaux très exotiques. On est enfin arrivé à Tortuguero. Le site est hyper rustique. Notre chambre est "rafraichie" par un ventilateur de plafond et des fenêtres moustiquaires. On ...

Singes hurleurs - Isabelle, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Singes hurleurs - Isabelle

A travel blog entry by chabot-simard

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À partir de 5h ce matin, les singes hurleurs se sont mis à faire des vocalises ! Comme nos murs sont en moustiquaire, on pouvait assister au spectacle gratuitement. Émilie s'est réfugiée dans mon lit ! Charles a trouvé ça bien crampant. ...

Jungletocht vanuit een bootje, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Jungletocht vanuit een bootje

A travel blog entry by paulineenlex

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De hele nacht heeft het geonweerd en geregend. De donderslagen doen je in je bed trillen. Gelukkig hebben wij een dak boven ons hoofd. Uitslapen bestaat hier niet, om 5:45 uur wacht de gids voor een boottocht. Het is al licht en zonder ontbijt stappen ...

Day Three - Jungle Tours, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Day Three - Jungle Tours

A travel blog entry by mackenzie.egan

... lodge for breakfast, then headed out for a hike in the rainforest. Had to wear rubber boots because it was very muddy. A little Costa Rican girl welcomed us girls with a fresh tropical flower each. On the hike we saw more monkeys, several blue jean ...

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