Terrapin Lodge

Address: Terrapin Trail , Carate, Osa, Province of Puntarenas, Costa Rica | Hotel
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This hotel is located on Terrapin Trail , Carate.
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Travel Blogs from Carate

Turtle Babies and Jungle Christmas Party!

A travel blog entry by kate9miller on Dec 12, 2014

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... and after a further 15 minutes searching we were unable to find them again, so I guess we will never know! (They definitely were there though!)

We continued up the beach to the hatchery where unfortunately we found a semi-predated nest :( However, once we got into the hatchery we found 78 little Olive Ridley turtles waiting for us to measure then release them on the beach! This was the first time I had got ...

Butterfly Whisperer

A travel blog entry by kate9miller on Dec 11, 2014

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... Dinner/Leaving Party we are having tomorrow night. Dan has offered to cook a nut roast for everyone which I am quite looking forwards to as I have never had it before, and also Dan is an excellent vegetarian cook!

Bea had got quite a few baubles, but given our lack of Christmas tree I decided to fashion a centre piece over the table with ...

Turtle Hatchling Release!

A travel blog entry by kate9miller on Nov 22, 2014

1 comment, 6 photos

... and found 88 Olive Ridley turtle hatchlings for us to release this evening! When we got down to the beach we had to switch our head torches to the red light setting (as turtles navigate using the white light from the waves and we didn't want to disorientate them!), as soon as we did we immediately became aware of a phosphorescent glow in the sand - apparently this is from an algae that is present, whatever it was it looked ...

Poo Trails

A travel blog entry by kate9miller on Nov 21, 2014

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... After about 45 minutes we came to the river estuary and couldn't go any further as a pretty large cayman has been spotted lurking in the area, so it was time to turn and head back to camp.

Lunch was just about ready when we got back to camp, and Rachel (aided by Phil) had really outdone herself with some amazing sweet and sour veg and pineapple with rice. It was just like the sweet and ...

Welcome to the Jungle!

A travel blog entry by kate9miller on Nov 20, 2014

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... it is at their research station we do this! In return for their electricity and use of land, 2 mornings a week we do a bit of maintenance or farm work. Today's was laying gravel on the paths around camp as they have become more of a mud bath than actual paths.

After the physical work we were all extremely hungry and luckily lunch didn't disappoint! We had sweet potato, radish, red cabbage and ...