Travel Blogs from Tortuguero, Costa Rica

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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 ...

Monkeys!, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Monkeys!

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

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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. ...

Arrival in Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Arrival in Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by thorpedo10

... via boat or plane. It has on one side the carribean sea, and on the other a series of long natuaral and man made canals.Tortuguero literally means 'turtle place' as a lot of turtes come to the coast to lay their eggs before returning to sea. We went for ...

All things turtle, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

All things turtle

A travel blog entry by thorpedo10

-         Early morning boat tour on canals of Tortuguero. Heard the loud howler monkeys. Saw some toucans and other cool birds, a large iguana perched up in a tree and a crocodile swimming through the water towards a ...

Weeks 9 & 10 - JAGUAR!!!, Jaloba, Costa Rica travel blog

Weeks 9 & 10 - JAGUAR!!!

A travel blog entry by karen.toft

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Weeks 9 and 10 together as its been so long since i´ve had internet access that I´ve forgotten most of what happened in these weeks now, so these are the highlights... SAW A JAGUAR!!! Me, Hayden and Lorraine had mile marker maintenance this week.  ...

Tortugero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortugero

A travel blog entry by petora.n

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Day 178, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 178

A travel blog entry by maccamate52

... snake, spider monkies, howler monkies and around 20 toucans. We also saw several other bird species. Had a tour of the Tortuguero canals. Saw many species including iguanas, bats, white faced monkies and several bird species such as the Tiger Egrid. This ...

Week 8 - Skulls and Bones and things, Jaloba, Costa Rica travel blog

Week 8 - Skulls and Bones and things

A travel blog entry by karen.toft

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... week.  Really cute one nesting in the office rafters with babies in its pouch.  According to the Bribri tribe of southern Costa Rica, the four eyed opossum brings death! And that it has.  It´s been a week of dead things.  We smelled ...

notre derniere expedition, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

notre derniere expedition

A travel blog entry by gabrielle.dumas

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... lexpedition commence bien...sauf pe gaby qui a peur en bateau.  En soiree (10h00=heure a laquelle on dort habituellement au Costa Rica), nous partons vers la plage afin de voir la ponte des tortues. Bien que lexperience soit merveilleuse, nous avons ...

To Totuguero National Park, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

To Totuguero National Park

A travel blog entry by pdh61

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... is a hub where all the tour buses congregate in order to offload their passengers onto the river boats for the final leg into Tortuguero National park. It is pouring again, out comes overused poncho and we all pile onto the river boat. Pleasant ride down ...

Feb 19, 2011, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Feb 19, 2011

A travel blog entry by -gc

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Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by donpablo

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A very animal welcome to the jungle, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

A very animal welcome to the jungle

A travel blog entry by hgilbert

... out of the way early! I'm not currently sat on said beach, but at a lovely cafe next to the canal in our closest town, Tortuguero. It took a swift hour long boat ride to get here, but it was totally worth it for the pizza and milkshakes. Our first week ...

wet, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

wet

A travel blog entry by luc.haldemann

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... another bus to Cariari, then another bus for another 10 km, then a boatride over rivers throu the jungle, and then finaly, Tortuguero. 4 days, 1 day with only 3 hours of rain, the rest it was raining, raining, raining and raining. No wonder is the jungle ...

Del Monte Banana Plantation, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Del Monte Banana Plantation

A travel blog entry by grandaventurier

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Hey There, Here's Del Monte's Banana plantation. We got to see alot of the workers, the factory, the process of the small and the big bananas, where they go and how they protect the ...

Working with Sea Turtles, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Working with Sea Turtles

A travel blog entry by ste_therese

Wish I could ...

"The rainiest of all rainforests"

A travel blog entry by nick-heather5

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We made it to the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica in fine form, we are now old pros at surviving full travel days. We knocked off a surprisingly comfortable shuttle ride through the Cariari district of the country where we really began to realize how much ...

Howler Monkey Versus the Dog, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Howler Monkey Versus the Dog

A travel blog entry by alberto66

... there were 2 Gringos, one named Alberto, and the other called Nickolo. They were out walking in the rainforest in a park named Tortuguero when suddenly they were joined by a canine, lets call him Rover. Rover was a friendly dog and walked proud and ...

another month goes by, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

another month goes by

A travel blog entry by robparkin

This entry comes from our nice little hostel where myself and two friends are relaxing after another month passes by. This month was quoted although I have had more work. The highlight has to be seeing a dead leatherback, I never expected to see one ...

La tortuga feliz, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

La tortuga feliz

A travel blog entry by pfefferle

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... ) Da die Saison aber nun bald rum ist und ich von ner ganz lieben Person noch vor der Abreise einen Reiseführer von Costa Rica und Süd-Nicaragua erhalten habe, ziehts mich jetzt Richtung Norden. Eine genaue Reiseroute habe ich noch nicht, mal sehen vos ...

Day 3: Swamp, mud, insects, heat and lots of fun, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 3: Swamp, mud, insects, heat and lots of fun

A travel blog entry by jtorres7

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... us around the swamp and we took pictures of the local animals. In the afternoon we did a jungle hike where they made it a point to explain the many ways in which we could die. In the evening we went back to Tortuguero town and partied like rock ...

Central America's Amazon, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Central America's Amazon

A travel blog entry by jessandross

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... and had a yummy buffet lunch - i stocked up on rice and beans - love it! The afternoon consisted of a boat trip over to Tortuguero village which i have been to before and know it doesn't have much going for it. It hadn't changed much. The only cool thing ...

Turtles and Waterways, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Turtles and Waterways

A travel blog entry by ruthandmike

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It was another day of travelling that got us to Tortuguero.  The road there was probably the bumpiest thing ever, well it felt like it for the 1 1/2hrs it took to do 30kms!!  While our eyeballs were rattling around in their sockets we did spot a ...

Turtle Invasion, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Turtle Invasion

A travel blog entry by tolleomi

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... work at one such plantation, and learn, that the workers here live rent and utility free, and earn more money than a schoolteacher in Costa Rica. Still, I would not want to trade, it does look like hard work, and I don’t think everybody is cut out ...

Midnight Turtle Hunting - one wild ride!, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Midnight Turtle Hunting - one wild ride!

A travel blog entry by neonguy

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... the rain was so loud.  According to my guide, there are 7 species of marine turtles in the world.  6 of them native to Costa Rica (C.R. for now on).  4 species that come to lay eggs on this 22 mile stretch of beach.  They are the ...

fix und fertig, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

fix und fertig

A travel blog entry by jann_und_franzi

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... Eintraege sind bisher so kurz da wir heute 13 std gebraucht haben um von Monte Verde hierher zu kommen...und bis wir in Tortuguero angekommen sind hatten wir nur zwei Toasts und ein belegtes Brot zum Fruehstueck.. morgen frueh gehts um 6 uhr gleich wieder ...

Bootstour, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Bootstour

A travel blog entry by sarahandi

Unser erster Tag in Tortuguero faengt bereits um 5.00 an. Los geht es mit dem Kanu durch die Dschungelwaelder, in denen Klammeraffen, bunte Voegel, Seeotter und Leguane auf uns warten. Leider koennen wir nicht baden - im Meer sharks, im Fluss ...

Tortuguero Nationaal Park, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero Nationaal Park

A travel blog entry by jeroenmartens

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Tortuguero, Costa Rica, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero, Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by hollydeacon

... Turtles, Kingfishers, Butterflies, Lizards... and loads more! It was a great consolation to not seeing the laying Turtles. Also in Tortuguero we sampled some Caribbean cuisine, and paddled in the warm Caribbean sea, and sunbathed on the black sand! It ...

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