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... Ostional and the turtles are Olive Ridley Sea Turtle.
We are staying about 1 hour north of Ostional, which we hoped would provide us with easy access to a number of places we want to go. We had heard that the arribada started a bit earlier than expected and so we wanted to get on the road straight away to hopefully see them before it stopped.
We typed in the location to our handy-dandy GPS, who were are now calling Consuela and started ...
... to the beach for a swim and got in the car, only to find the battery was flat. Fiorenzo was magnificent - he totally took over, phoned a couple of branches of the car hire company and arranged for a new car to be delivered here between 5 and 6, but warned us that in Costa Rica this might be in the next 2 days!! We walked to the beach and had a swim before going to a bar for drinks and something to ...
... As we were preparing to leave the bar at around 11.30 pm, a couple of tourist coaches passed us taking holidaymakers to Liberia to catch the 3.15am American Airlines flight back to winter in the US. We on the other hand had a lovely 10 minute walk back to our hotel. The night sky was ablaze with stars and from the fields around us came the chorus of crickets.
Our two days in Samara were wonderful. The weather was perfect and we just soaked ...
... are laying their first eggs, they will come back to their beach to do it.
******n nature is cool!!!! :-)
PS. And no, there are no photos of this since it was the middle of the night and flash photgraphy is not permitted!
PPS. OK so perhaps this blog lacked a little of Sir DA's scientific precision, but the sentiment is there! And I would love to see a doco where he used the phrase "tired little turtley ...
... got Alex thinking. Near the end of Kate's lesson he announced that he "might like to try surfing." As soon as Shaggy finished with Kate Alex took a lesson. This worked out very well as Kate was able to continue to practice while he learned and Josh kept boogieing. Mom took photos.
After everyone finished they were able to rinse off in a shower that had been installed on the inside of a strangler fig tree right on ...