Playa Negra Guesthouse
Travel Blogs from Cahuita
... an early morning boat ride through the canals and saw Caiman, birds including a Potoo and Roseate Spoonbill, both of which were on our list, and the amazing Emerald Basilisks, and Red Eyed frogs. Toruguero is a relaxing place with an interesting trail into the National Park and definitely Caribbean in atmosphere, in contrast to other areas we have visited so far.
The only problem at the moment is Jim and his camera. From time to time the humidity has ...
... nest of eggs every 15 days or so then goes our to the ocean where there are many males waiting to help her get started with the next round of egg-laying.
After getting back to our resort, we were in bed by 10:30 pm or so.
Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Between the time we laid down last night, and the time we got up (5:20am) I don’t think the rain and thunder stopped for more than a few minutes. Kim and I didn’t get much sleep, but the ...
... yellow snake and a bright green snake along with more birds, monkeys, butterflies and a group of three red headed wood peckers.
The weather was sunny for three days so when we were not on a guided tour we hung out at the beach. Unfortunately the waves were rough, so we stayed close to shore. Our hotel package included a night walk in the jungle but the turtles were beginning to come to lay their eggs so they offered us a choice. We opted for the turtles and we ...
... Eddie at the helm, to visit Tortugero town. It's only a five minute boat ride over to the riverside village. Words like quaint are often misused and I can assure you they would certainly be misused here! What a shithole. Running about a third of a mile, the tiny main drag (way more drag than main!) is lined with shops and restaurants. The place looks like it owed the weather some gambling money and the weather sent a thug to teach it a lesson. Tortguero ...
... In the afternoon we had one more boat tour and saw more and more wildlife. What a day….and it wasn’t over yet.
We spent a leisurely afternoon at the pool. On the way back to our cabin we heard a loud screech and out of the cabin in front of us Andrew came running holding his garbage can precariously in front of him. He was laughing out loud and said his wife had found a very large beetle in the cabin and he was removing it. When ...
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