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... a jungle safari on water. This was great fun and a fantastic way to see the jungle without actually putting any effort in, seeing loads of birds, monkeys, fish, caiman (small crocodiles) and lizards. No sloth, but we did see a troupe of monkeys crossing the river, climbing high up into a tree on one side before flinging themselves onto a branch metres down and away on the other side of the river. Think ...
... sans-serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: normal;">In true form, on the way back to the lodge, we stopped at a bakery for some snacks and delicious fruit drinks and they sold some kind of Zopf (braided bread). Ray has attested to me that mine tastes better :-)
... down the one street of Tortugero and along the beach. Went on two kayaking tours and saw spider monkeys, howler monkeys and white faced capuchins, toucans, sloths, little crocodiles, turtles, iguanas, and a million other kinds of birds I can remember the names of! We also experienced a serious rain forest downpour and got soaked through on one of our morning boat rides. We took a water taxi to ...
... the turtles and selling the meat like they used to. Unfortunately we weren't allowed to take a camera.
Another couple of days slowly passed until we came round to doing a canoe tour. It was quite reasonably priced and they say Tortuguero is one of the only places in the world where it is better to see the park from a boat instead of walking. Probably as the park has an amazing canal system, alongside the huge winding rivers, to make seeing the centre of the park ...
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Sometimes the animals were so hard to see.. from the flora and fauna.. all green and they would be camouflaged.. like green frog or iguanas -- amazing how the boat driver would spot them.. and he would just point it to us so we don't scare the animals.
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