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... things that were stolen in Baņos, but the officer I talked to wasn’t sure if that would be possible. I was told I would have to come back at 3pm to check with the police chief, so I left there for the day.
I met up with Raz and we headed over to Tortuga Bay. It was a nice walk for about two miles to get to the beach, and it was well worth it. The beach was absolutely stunning! Perfect powdery sand, crystal clear water, and the ...
... wiggling either the end of high season or Sunday morning. There was a sea lion playing on the dock so we took some photos while we waited. Our guide showed up around 8:30 and ushered us on to a water taxi that took us to a bigger speed boat. This was the boat we took across the ocean to Santa Fe. The ride was pretty rough and Vicki got sick. Our first stop was on the north side of the island for snorkelling. We saw a couple of schools of fish, heaps of fish swimming along in ...
... we got on was tiny, and the sea was rough, not the most ideal combination. And though I managed to keep my breakfast down until we got to the diving site, once I sat up to pull on my wetsuit and listen to the dive master's instructions, I felt a familiar surge of the stomach and before long my breakfast was fish food. Mandy had also lost hers a few minutes earlier. But we both felt better after that.
The first dive, though we saw lots of fish and some great sea turtles, was ...
... up of A A Lava, a Hawaiian term that comes from walking over it with bare feet. The first stop on the island was the marine iguana kindergarten which was full of the little guys. We then went past a shallow channel that was full of white tip sharks. The best part was when a young sea lion turned up and disturbed their slumber by biting their tails. We carried on along the path and came across loads more iguana of varying ages and sizes before boarding our boat and heading to the ...
... we could see something strange looking at the beach which turned out to be a dead beached whale. John took a picture so that he could report it but although he wasn't sure what type of whale it was exactly he said he had never seen a fresh carcass such as this one. Then we actually started our walk. We saw some endemic lava lizard that look different from the normal ones as the females have red heads while the males are brown. We also saw loads of marine ...
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