This is a typical scene of the jungle in the rivers, canals and waterways that surround Tortuguero like a maze. You can get an idea of the lush plant life and biodiversity for which Costa Rica is famous. There are 10,000 species of plants in tiny Costa Rica (which is the size of Switzerland or West Virginia).
I have been showing photos of Tortuguero on the Caribbean coast for the last few weeks. I post this photo as a way to summarize the area before saying goodbye. Tomorrow I will show you how we left, then I will return to showing photos of our sunny Pacific coast area around Tamarindo.