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  1. Ron | Active Planet Travels
    November 23, 2012

    Wow…just wow! Thanks for replying with the actual link to your article. What I would do for an experience like that! I’ll be sure to check out the company once I make it out that way. Thanks for the details & the mind altering experience you shared! :-D

  2. Venus
    February 16, 2012

    Oh my 100 eggs in 45 minutes? That is a one of a kind experience. I wish I could see turtles laying eggs as well.

    I’m looking forward to see more of your expeditions.

  3. The Curmudgeon
    February 8, 2012

    Flopping around, making noise, drooling, and spitting sand. Hmm, that could be any typical drunken college kid. Are you sure you weren’t at a beach party?

    • Ron | Active Planet Travels
      November 23, 2012

      Hahaha…because we all know that’s how beach parties end up! ;-)

  4. Charlie B.
    February 4, 2012

    I really envy you a lot! I’m also a traveler myself. In fact, I’ve seen some turtles in one island before but not as big as this one in Africa.

  5. Venus
    February 4, 2012

    OMG……..this is so cute. I’m in love with this creature. Even though it is huge I find it amazingly cute. I liked the video of the Leatherback laying eggs.

  6. Danielle
    February 3, 2012

    Thanks for the video! I never had the chance to see turtle hatchings in Nicaragua!

    • Matthew Karsten
      February 5, 2012

      Hi Danielle! Watching all the babies erupt out of the sand and wiggle towards the sea is still on my list of things to do someday. :)

  7. Sung
    February 3, 2012

    I studided sea turtles in college studying abroad in costa rica, it is truly a site to see a turtle work so hard to lay her eggs. I know turtle watching is big tourist business, I just hope that the majority of them are respectful of the turtles like your guide was. Glad you enjoyed it and shared it.

    • Matthew Karsten
      February 5, 2012

      I bet working with the turtles on a regular basis is fun. Yes, we definately had a great guide with us.

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