Samay Lagoon Lodge
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... to wonder around and get back home on foot. Drank another coconut by the beach after touring the various tourist trap shops. Walked home along the beach and S picked up a bag of driftwood? We keep an eye open for baby tortoise hatchlings emerging from their nests along the beach but unlucky on this occaision. Back at Lodge we swim in the super pool. Super walk in monsoon shower and great lodge room. Sit poolside and use ...
To keep everything on track we have had early wakeup calls regularly on this trip. Last night during the briefing the Tortuguero guide, Johnnie, told us that our wakeup would be 4:30 am…4:30, I thought this was supposed to be vacation! He said that there was nothing he could do about it; that he had no control over it. We all looked puzzled. Then he announced that we would be awaken, not so gently, by the Howler Monkeys at 4:30…really? Well, almost to ...
... run across the water when frightened. Our guide, a young local kid named Robin, introduced us to his family and thankfully, to his Grandmother Floretina, who cooked us the BEST meal I’ve had in years. It’s no overstatement to say that it was a spiritual experience for me. Fresh fish fried in coconut milk and peppers, sweet fried plantains, soft sautéed potatoes and yucca, fresh tomatoes, and rice and beans stewed in coconut milk, with a ...
... is more similar to balsa.
As we traveled through some remote canals we came across a number of animals including many birds. We saw many Aningha's throughout the tour. We saw multiple green lizards as well as a Basilik Lizard which is also know as a Jesus Christ Lizard because it can run across water when prey is after it. We also saw a few Terrible Bird's - known for having the males take care of the young and the ...
... op voor de ontmoeting met de groene zeeschildpad. Het seizoen start officieel pas op 1 juli maar de schildpadden trekken zich daar gelukkig weinig van aan en waren in grote getale aanwezig deze avond. We hebben er wel een stuk of zeven gezien op het kleine stukje waar wij zijn geweest. De schildpadden komen zo vanaf een uur of zes, zeven aan land. De parkwachters houden alles een beetje in de gaten en vanaf een uur of negen mogen de toeristen het strand op onder begeleiding van ...
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