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Costa Rica Family trip - turtles and rainforest, pacuare \ Photos

Day 1 balcony view at Hotel Bougainvillea
Day 1 hedge maze in Hotel Bougainvillea garden
Garden at Hotel Bougainvillea
Day 2: hotel gardens
Caiman on the river bank in Costa Rica
Day 2: on the boat
Day 2:  on the boat
Day 2 monkeys @ sarapiqui river
Arenal Tram
Day 3: past Matina; bananas in the blue bags
Day 3: boat ride to Pacuare Turtle Reserve
The Pacuare Lodge
Other buildings at the Pacuare Reserve
Night patrols on this beach
Day 3: triangulating the location of a nest
Digging for baby sea turtles at the Pacuare Nature Preserve
Our first baby turtle found!
A baby sea turtle heads for the ocean
Day 3:golden orb spider - her cousin watched us take showers
Day 4:  at sunrise, lizard on our front porch
Day 4: visit from a mica snake (not poisonous)
Day 4: the lodge at Pacuare
Day 4: porch at pacuare lodge
Day 4 poision dart frog
Day 4: blue morpho on the jungle hike
Day 4: jungle hike
Day 4: jungle hike
Day 4:  nest excavation
Day 5: morning at the Pacuare Lodge
Day 5:  the hard-working group at Pacuare!
Day 5: bird nest outside the office at Selva Bananito
Day 6: we could livein this tree!
Day 6:  bright orage frog on the way to waterfall
Day 6: Waterfall hike
Day 6: Waterfall Hike
Preparing to rappel down a waterfall in the Costa Rican rainforest
Day 6: rappelling down the waterfall
Day 6: We did it! At the bottom of the waterfall
Day 6:  on the way back from the waterfall hike
Day 7: ziplining out to the tree platform
Day 7: changing ropes high in the tree platforms
Hanging out on the platform after a rainforest zip line adventure!
Day 7:  hooked to the tree, platform
Day 7: lowering down the platform into the jungle below
Horseback riding (at the stables)
Day 7: after the ride we\'re a little wet!
Day 8: ziplining out to our taxi across the river!
Rafting with Kenneth
Day 8: goofing off after the rafting trip
Happy family and guides after a rafting trip & lunch
Day 8: Goodbye CR: the pool at Hotel Bougainvillea

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