the first few are from a reserve we went to just outside of san jose before we trekked to the coast
welcome to La Tortuga Feliz!
bindi, stella's puppy
a family of bats lived in one of our palms
she lived right above where we filled up our water bottles...
two cats & ten dogs - i loved it
i was mother hen to these babies...i am measuring them before release here
I wish I would have taken more photos of the locals. Something I have to work on.
fishing...I actually caught a fish right after this photo!
a few more good ones after the jump...
one of the guide's daughter...Soley
the dogs loved laying in the cool sand
making the cages that fit over the nests to protect them - least favorite job
a sunrise walk
I did a ridiculous amount of reading
there's my girl!
I did NOT eat that
2-6 am hatchery shifts weren't as bad as they sound...especially when you get to see this
in front of the hatchery
the hut at the hatchery - not every building was this primitive
me in the pink - practicing our nest building
daily breakfast - fruit, tiny eggs & gallo pinto. yes, for over a month.
all my own photos(justin took the ones of me) :)