Casa Orquídea and the Turtle project

Mar 19, 2019 - National Geographic Quest


After a long navigation from Panama, we finally made it to Costa Rica. In our first day we first visited a botanical garden home to more flowers, plants and birds than one could ever hope to capture with a camera. In the afternoon we participated in a new activity: We got to see how scientist gather data out of the sea turtles, and afterward we watched the sea turtles return to the sea.

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Max Vindas

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Known for his passion for nature and dedication to conservation and ecotourism, Max Vindas has been guiding natural history trips in Costa Rica since 1993. On his first trip to the rainforest at age eight, Max realized his love for the outdoors and wildlife observation. Since then, he spends as much time as he can in the forest, sharing his knowledge with visitors to his country.

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