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Today we started our three day hike into Corcovado national park. It was an early morning, we woke up at 4, got picked up at 5 then drove into the trailhead and we hiked until about 4:30. It's definitely been awesome, we saw three different types of monkeys, a whole slew of birds, lizards and snakes just to name a few. We're sleeping in this hostel like environment and I'm amazed they even have ...
... along the beach to make our way back camp. We were just discussing what an amazing couple of hours we had had on the beach, when about 20 meters in front of us we saw a bit of movement that turned out to be a hatching Green Turtle nest! We hurried along to watch and were lucky enough to see the last 30-40 turtles make their way in to the sea! The Green Turtles, which are characterised by their white undersides, were quite ...
... time. As we were waiting at the bus stop there were some hummingbirds feeding on some nearby flowers, which was nice to watch!
We spent the morning sunbathing, reading and doing a bit of laundry. After a quick lunch, Kelly, Jason and I set off on the discovery trail. It was less humid than yesterday so it was easier going and we were much more successful in what we saw! The track wound through the rainforest and as ...
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 ...