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... to the sea.
Not long after we had seen the first turtle, we were ushered to the beach once more to see another one making her way back to the ocean. The tracks she left behind on the beach looked remarkably like tire tracks. Our last round of viewing was of the first turtle again as she covered up the hole. Now we had seen the entire magical process from beginning to end and it was time to go back. So efficient and lucky had the tour been that I was back in ...
... breath -- so we don't disturb the animals and they would hide from us. It was really nice. It felt more real than what we did at the Disney Jungle Cruise where you see animals but you know their mechanical or not real.. this time.. it's the real thing!
... we were stuck. They scouted ahead and found a small "soda"--the Costa Rican term for a neighborhood diner--and we all walked up the road and had scrambled eggs with rice and beans while we waited for the tour operator to send us another bus.
Jheudy went behind the counter and helped the owners prepare the breakfast plates, and what could have been a disaster ...
... we were planning on staying "Two or three weeks" I said. She then blurted out another mouthful of spanish at me and when I eventually understood her to be asking where we are going next I said Panama. She then stamped my passport and slung it back to me and once I looked closely at the stamp I could see she had written 15 days. When I asked her why only 15 she just shrugged her shoulders and turned her head. ******* *****! You're supposed to get 90 days upon entering Costa Rica ...
... and we saw lots of animals: heron, kingfisher, ducks, spider and howler monkeys, lizards, macaws, a river turtle, butterflies and some caimans. The caimans totally creeped me out as you could only see a part of their heads and their eyes just followed you!
The tour finished early so we had time to grab some breakfast before going to catch the boat to Moin. The boat took almost 4 hrs and was quite expensive ($30) but we were both keen to avoid another trip through San ...
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Apdo. 1818-1002, Tortuguero | 3 star campgroundfrom $206