A group of wildlife surveyors canoes through a densely vegetation section of canal in Tortuguero National Park, Costa Rica.


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The wildness of the Caribbean Coast thwarted 16th-century Spaniards in their quest to settle here and isolated the region for centuries afterward, making it distinctly different from the rest of Costa Rica. Influenced by indigenous peoples and West Indian immigrants, the Caribbean's culture has blended slowly and organically.

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Exploring Tortuguero: Costa Rica's remote wildlife hotspot

Nov 16, 2015 • 6 min read


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