More surfing shenanigans in the morning back at Playa Grande, then beach bum living in the afternoon with a picnic. This is certainly the life for us.

In the evening we had another BBQ (getting very predictable now), then went to Parque Nacional Marino Las Baulas de Guanacaste to witness a Leatherback turtle (the biggest in the world) lay her eggs. 60 people signed up to see this wonder, but after the lecture of the Leatherback and being told there's no guarantee she will come tonight, everyone left, apart from 4 of us, who wanted to stick it out. An hour later, we walked down the beach and saw the whole process under a mass blanket of stars. It was amazing. The 56 other people missed out. Plus you only pay when there is a radio call from the volunteers patrolling the national park beach, so you don't run the risk of losing your $25usd pp.

The Leatherback we saw was 1.50 metres in length. She laid 80 eggs, which were surprisingly quite small given her size and they resembled boiled eggs. The whole process lasted a few hours, with majority of the time taking her to dig the hole. We stayed outside the national park that night as it was 3am by the time we got back.

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