Travel Blogs from Tortuguero, Costa Rica

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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 ...

Tortuguero - Emilie, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero - Emilie

A travel blog entry by chabot-simard

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Hola senorita frechette, hoy estaba un dia muy ocupado. Por que? Por que hoy yo me levanto a las 5 y a las 6 y media estabamos en el autobus, a las 8 y media imos a desayunar. Antes de desayunar pasemos en un tunel. Al restaurante viemos a un parezoso y ...

Singes hurleurs - Isabelle, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Singes hurleurs - Isabelle

A travel blog entry by chabot-simard

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a partir de 5h ce matin, les singes hurleurs se sont mis a faire des vocalises ! comme nos murs sont en moustiquaire, on pouvait assister au spectacle gratuitement. emilie s'est refugiee dans mon lit ! charles a trouve ca bien crampant. on n'a pas ...

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 ...

Trek to Tortuguero, Limon, Costa Rica travel blog

Trek to Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by cdevans84

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... , my phone was being dumb and I couldn't get a picture, but it was an awesome sight to see. When we arrive at Tortuguero, a tiny village, our guide walked us to the perfect little hotel right on the beach, far from the noise of the town. After ...

Turtles!, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Turtles!

A travel blog entry by tom_jenny

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This morning we woke up and the van that was to take us to the water taxi to Tortuguero was early so we rushed out of the hostel without even brushing our teeth.  In the van we met the couple we had seen at the swimming hole who ended up being Rick ...

Turtleguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Turtleguero

A travel blog entry by big_road_trip

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Our first place in costa rica was Tortuguero, now named Turtleguero. It was a hotel in the rainforest. we got there by boat. It was a great place .we  had to get up at five o clock to go on a boat trip to go into the jungle. We saw some spider ...

Please let there be turtles....., Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Please let there be turtles.....

A travel blog entry by dianaford

I got up very early the next day for my 6am pick up to go to the rainforest jungle national park of Tortuguero. After 3.5 hrs by bus and 1.5 hrs by boat we arrived at a jungle paradise!! The turtle shaped pool, the little cabins surrounded by beautiful ...

Day 12-14, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 12-14

A travel blog entry by calinedaun23

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... alacari 6)     Caimen: it’s the smallest of the alligator and crocidile. There are no alligators in costa rica. They have 2 eyelids. They are very much scared of humans because they don’t attack anything larger then them. ...

Tortuguero day 1/3, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero day 1/3

A travel blog entry by matt.s.wise

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... nest and lay their eggs.  After a bit of research I worked out the best way to get from La Fortuna to Tortuguero Village (just outside the national park itself).  This involved the following sequence of buses: La Fortuna to Ciudad Quesada ...

Tortuguero day 2/3, Tortuguero, Costa Rica travel blog

Tortuguero day 2/3

A travel blog entry by matt.s.wise

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If we thought yesterday was wet, what does that make today? Everywhere is flooded. And February is supposed to be relatively dry! We were hoping to go on a canoe trip or boat trip today, not necessarily to see turtles as it is the wrong time of year to ...

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