Hotel Rio Palmas

Guacimo, Tortuguero, Province of Limon, Costa Rica | Hotel
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A travel blog entry by lightnerjohnson


... the canals, pointing out plants, birds and wildlife along the way. We saw a group of Spider monkeys playing in the trees, large iguanas, a green heron sitting on her nest, toucans, and even a Caiman hiding deep in the weeds near the shore. At one point Roberto pulled the boat way into a small canal off of the main canal and we just sat there for a while listening to the pulsing of the jungle, the myriad of insects and birds joining together in a chorus that surrounded us. ...

Tortuguero on the Caribbean Coast

A travel blog entry by andreatravels


... monkey is making a bridge between two trees, so her baby can walk across!

Next morning we set out on the trail next to the beach for a walk to Tortuguero town. A green iguana up in a tree provided entertainment. Near the town is the headquarters of the Sea Turtle Conservancy, which protects the green sea turtles that nest on this beach. A few tourists are allowed to go ...

Costa Rica in 15 days

A travel blog entry by gerad-and-lisa


... turnoff for Monteverde jumping up and sticking our thumbs out when ever some one turned down that road. We were there for half an hour and the restaurant behind us opened up and the first song they played was "Whats going on" by someone i cant remember, which will always remind me of that day now! The song hadn't even finished and a ute pulled over and said they could give us a lift. We chucked our bags in the tray and jumped in and had a great chat to a local guy who owned ...


A travel blog entry by bargreenwood


... back for our dinner(it gets dark very quickly about 6). Then suddenly Johnny started waving and motioning us back along the beach. At first I thought he was worried about the ominous black clouds overhead, but then one of the Guardians (local people paid to keep watch over the turtles) waved us over to where the hatchlings were emerging from the nest. Well this is a sight I shall never forget! Over 100 of these little creatures ...

Today I rescued a baby turtle! Que guay!!

A travel blog entry by slmackay


... we arrived at the beach. We were initially a bit surprised it was deserted but as soon as we sat down and we were swarmed by flies we realised why! We didn't last very long before we couldn't handle it anymore so left in search of a pipa (coconut) as we hadn't had one yet. We didn't have to look far as a little further down the road a guy sold us one from the tree in his garden :)

Hungry again we headed off for some lunch (arroz con mariscos) and were again swarmed ...


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