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...
And Then There Was a BIG Turtle

And Then There Was a BIG Turtle

Diving along…enjoying the eagle rays and schools of fish…Then from out of the blue we see a huge Olive Ridley turtle swimming towards us. Happiness is Scuba Diving! The Gulf of Papagayo in Costa Rica has many awesome sites to choose from. This one was at...
Sleeping Turtle at Punta Ballena

Sleeping Turtle at Punta Ballena

This pacific black turtle was sleeping pretty hard and was not even bothered that we were there watching her. At first I thought maybe she was dead and then she moved her head just a bit to look at us. The dive sites in the Gulf of Papagayo are full of surprises. This...