Turtle at Bajo Tiburones

Turtle at Bajo Tiburones

The scuba diving has been spectacular this July in the Gulf of Papagayo. We saw several good sized turtles this day…hawks bill, olive ridley and the pacific black turtles. We also have been seeing lots of white-tip reef sharks and eagle rays…plus the many...
Tortuga Love

Tortuga Love

It does not matter how many times I see a turtle… I feel so happy. This young hawks bill was enjoying a cleaning at one of our local dive sites in the Gulf of Papagayo…Monkey Head. It is easy to overlook them because they blend in with the rocks. We were...
Chilled Turtle for Dia de Tortuga

Chilled Turtle for Dia de Tortuga

Here is a clip of a chilled hawks bill turtle that we found resting at one of my favorite local dive sites in the Gulf of Papagayo…Virador. I personally think that the animals remember us…I am pretty sure I have seen this turtle several times. Love seeing...
Happiness is Turtle Happiness

Happiness is Turtle Happiness

Happiness is Turtle Happiness…It is quite common to find turtles while scuba diving or snorkeling in the Gulf of Papagayo. This young hawks bill turtle was happily munching goodies from the rocks at Monkey Head dive site when we came along. He did not mind at...
Hanging Ten With a Turtle at Tortuga

Hanging Ten With a Turtle at Tortuga

Surprises, surprises. Scuba diving is full of surprises…This was the second turtle we saw at this dive site…Tortuga…One of our many awesome local dive sites in the Gulf of Papagayo. The first turtle was a small hawks bill…only about a foot...
Eagle Rays and Turtles

Eagle Rays and Turtles

Monkey Head was a pure treasure today. When we started the dive there was a wicked current and as we descending there was a cloud of plankton rich water the first twenty feet and then it cleared to a beautiful blue. We saw eagle rays everywhere. And then this school...