Samay Lagoon Lodge
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... and is a cute little caribbean place, birght colored houses, palmtrees and the sea. Since Tortuguero is an island everything has to be brought there by boat which makes it all very expensive. The village has nevertheless 1200 inhabitants, 2 schools and a hospital.
In the night you go to see the turtels come to the beach to lay their eggs and burry them. It is forbidden to take pictures of the them, well only the big ones not the babys- dont ask me why. And then again as ...
... the reeds of the riverbank we spotted some small caimans and countless numbers of exotic birds. The moment we had been waiting for filled us with glee as we spotted a three-toed sloth high in the trees reaching for some leaves. It’s no wonder that we hadn’t spotted them before as they are usually found curled in a ball which pretty much blends in with the tress bark. After watching a territorial ...
... as much as we expected.. apparently when it rains.. they hide.. but if it's really hot. they all come out.. so that explains why they seem to be elusive and Also there is another really early Boat Tour (awakening tour that starts at 5 am) but we're too lazy to be up then.. and that's the time when you really will see all the animals..
... had to dip hard into our stash of US dollars. It means losing on exchange with every transaction but there isn't much you can do about it. Luckily there is only one day left in Costa Rica before we hit Panama. After breakfast we went back to the hotel to pick up Branca who wanted to bike with us to the animal rescue centre. We clearly haven't met our quote of fuzzy cute animals this trip and Gina wanted to go. The centre takes in injured and sick animals from the surrounding ...
... eggs hatch about two feet down and the hatchlings make their way to the surface, but because they all have to break cover together to deter predators, this can take quite a while, I think we must have been waiting for about an hour which gave Johnny time to go back and get most of the others. Pat was is a midwife said it was worse that waiting in the delivery suite! Eventually the signal must have been given from below - how?and one ...
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