Albergue la Jungla

Tortuguero, Province of Limon, Costa Rica | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Tortuguero

Pure Magic

A travel blog entry by ellengoeseast on Jul 20, 2014

14 photos

... 100-120 eggs. The turtle was huge (we were told she was actually small) and she had dug a hole where she deposited her eggs one by one.

It was quite the magical moment. To be so lucky to witness this endangered species doing all she can to make sure her babies have a safe place to hatch. Unfortunately only 1 percent of these would actually grow into an adult turtle, with many both land based and sea based predators praying on the baby turtles once they make ...

The boat ride adventure to Tortoguero

A travel blog entry by leahflores on Jul 14, 2014

5 photos


No alarm clock or phone wake up call from Reception.. instead we were awaken by
Howler Monkeys (sounds like someone chopping wood). Early breakfast and off we went for our 2nd Boat Ride cruising the Canal searching for the wildlife animals. At times we felt like we're cruising the Amazon River.. so peaceful and tranquil.. ...

Tortuguero on the Caribbean Coast

A travel blog entry by andreatravels on Mar 07, 2014

56 photos

... hours on the road we were delayed for a long time at a road construction site, and when the traffic started to move again, our driver couldn't get our bus to go into any gear (I guessed a clutch cable problem which turned out to be correct--too bad I had no tools to fix it with!). Our guides promptly got busy on a solution--there was a small town called San Miguel less than half a kilometer ...

Costa Rica in 15 days

A travel blog entry by gerad-and-lisa on Mar 01, 2014

8 photos

So we were pumped, another day on the road and a new border to cross. We knew it was going to be a bit different crossing into Costa Rica as we had heard they are a lot stricter with their visa, sometimes even making you show proof of onward travel and bank balances. We got to the border and filled out our forms and the woman behind the counter blurted out a heap of spanish at me. I couldn't tell what she was asking or saying but on the second or third go realised she was asking ...

Now THIS is the Costa Rica I've Been Dreaming Of!

A travel blog entry by bethh1902 on Jan 29, 2014

3 comments, 3 photos

... So we had a lovely, scenic boat ride for probably 45 minutes, and we saw lots and lots of birds. We arrived to a welcome cocktail by the turtle shaped pool, then went to the open air dining room for lunch. We got assigned to a table with two other European couples, neither of which spoke English. Awkward. And the food was ok......hotel buffet food, but not bad. The coffee here is amazing though! After lunch ...

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