Princess On The River

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


A travel blog entry by lightnerjohnson on Jun 24, 2014

5 comments, 18 photos

... center, which has a small museum and information about the famous turtles that come to nest. Tortuguero is one of the most important Caribbean nesting sites for the green sea turtle, and while we were there at the beginning of the nesting season we were really hoping to see one. We spent a long time chatting with one of the research associates, a nice young man from Spain, who explained to us all of the things they do when they have a turtle that comes onto the beach to ...

Tortuguero on the Caribbean Coast

A travel blog entry by andreatravels on Mar 07, 2014

56 photos

... distracted by the noise of monkeys up in the trees. We tracked one little white-faced monkey for quite a while through the trees until he finally showed his face.

But the biggest treat of the day was watching the spider monkeys swing through the trees. These monkeys have a long prehensile tail that allows them to do amazing things. This is their most famous ...

Costa Rica in 15 days

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

8 photos

... and go see hummingbirds and walk around the national park I almost didn't get up. Luckily she convinced me because it was absolutely amazing up there. The bus wound further up the mountains and dropped us right in the national park. First we went to the free hummingbird area which was just sugar syrup feeders hanging in the trees and dozens of hummingbirds getting drunk of them! you could stand right under one of the feeders and hummingbirds would just zip back and forth around ...

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A travel blog entry by bargreenwood on Nov 10, 2013

1 photo

... another and the suddenly a great boiling as they tumbled out furiously one after another to make their headlong dash to the sea. Not perhaps quite as many as last night but still about 50 or 60, all gone in about 10minutes. Our presence certainly saved some of them this time as a Hawk had been watching proceedings from very early on - they must have extraordinary eyesight and sense of smell to know when they were going to emerge. What a ...


A travel blog entry by bargreenwood on Nov 09, 2013

1 comment, 1 photo

... the 18 year olds go onto University of which there are several. This is no third world country! Johnny told us much about the economy as we drove along and the fact that dependence on coffee and bananas had diversified with high tech industries coming in - it is One of Intel's main facilities, the USA is now expanding here in preference to Far East. The road from San Jose climbed high over the Continental Divide giving a taste of cloud forest ...