5 Days in the Osa Peninsula, 5 Favorite Things

Day 1: Spending the morning with WIDECAST’s “In the Water” sea turtle project in Golfo Dulce.

Entrance sign at WIDECAST's turtle project at Playa Blanca, Costa Rica.
Entrance sign at WIDECAST’s turtle project at Playa Blanca, Costa Rica.
Setting the net for WIDECAST's "In the Water" monitoring project.
Setting the net for WIDECAST’s “In the Water” monitoring project.
Working with a green sea turtle after it was captured in Golfo Dulce.
Working with a green sea turtle after it was captured in Golfo Dulce.
Heading back to Golfo Dulce.
Heading back to Golfo Dulce.

Day 2: Waterfall rappelling at El Remanso Lodge.

Waterfall rappelling at El Remanso Lodge (2nd waterfall).
Waterfall rappelling at El Remanso Lodge (2nd waterfall).
Waterfall rappelling at El Remanso (4th waterfall).
Waterfall rappelling at El Remanso (4th waterfall).

Day 3: Having the beach all to ourselves.

Osa Peninsula beach near El Remanso Lodge.
Osa Peninsula beach near El Remanso Lodge.
Osa Peninsula beach near El Remanso Lodge.
Osa Peninsula beach near El Remanso Lodge.

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Day 4: Searching for monkeys and finding several troops just by walking along the road near El Remanso Lodge.

Capuchin (white-faced) monkeys.
Capuchin (white-faced) monkeys.
Male mantled howler monkey.
Male mantled howler monkey.
Spider monkeys.
Spider monkeys.

Day 5: Learning about the importance of Golfo Dulce for bottlenose dolphins, spotted dolphins, and humpback whales with CEIC (Centro de Investigación de Cetáceos) and the Institute for Tropical Field Studies.

CEIC researchers and Reefs to Rockies co-founders observing bottlenose dolphins feeding in Golfo Dulce.
CEIC researchers and Reefs to Rockies co-founders observing bottlenose dolphins feeding in Golfo Dulce.
Bottlenose dolphins in Golfo Dulce.
Bottlenose dolphins in Golfo Dulce.
Bottlenose dolphins in Golfo Dulce.
Bottlenose dolphins in Golfo Dulce.
Needlefish -- what the dolphins were chasing.
Needlefish — what the dolphins were chasing.

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  1. Love the Osa. I need to go back soon.

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