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Olive Ridley Turtle
Basilisk (Jesus Christ lizards - they run on water!)
White lipped mud turtle
After another terrible nights sleep in the hammock (I think I've slept 4 hours the past 2 nights combined!) we got up to wave goodbye to Rowan and Stephanie as they left camp on the collectivo for ...
Blue Morph Butterfly
After a terrible first nights sleep in my hammock, we got up and had our porridge to fuel us up for our first otter/otter scat survey. Megna, Vicky, Kelly, Jason, Mac and I set off to the river and began walking down stream, all the while keeping a look out for ...
... home for the next 4 weeks! We got there just in time for breakfast - porridge made with oats, milk powder and hot water, with a swirl of honey on top. It was surprisingly nice! There is no electricity on camp, though there are 2 flushing toilets and river water showers with a view of the rainforest!
We were introduced to Bea - the principle investigator and head honcho on camp, Dan - the ...
Hello once again! As I have been repeatedly reminded by my lovely boyfriend, we have not updated in a while, but did in fact survive the Corcovado National Park (jungle). So, here it goes: We had to wake up at 4 that day to catch a bus into Puerto Jimenez from Escondido and then climb into the back of a roofed truck with bench seats drilled into the bed of it. It was the bumpiest ride ever. All of the other passengers watched in suspense as we tried to drink ...
... his wife Erika, and her tía Esmerelda. Jaime sang "Crazy" on the mic and impressed the "crowd" and Marissa had fun dancing the Merengue and the Cumbia with Esmerelda. Successful night out in the real (definitely not touristy) part of Costa Rica. Erika and Jeremy and their whole family have been so great to us, making sure we make it home on the bus everyday. Their ten-year-old daughter, Daniella, is a blast and has thrown ...