Angelo was born on July 7, 1976. He was raised in the Town of Tortuguero by his grandparents, Don Alberto and Doña Ana Cristina. His grandfather planted crops and grew plaintain, cassava and coconuts. His grandmother worked at one of the lodges in Tortuguero as a cook.
Memories of his childhood growing up in Tortuguero are of freedom, he remembers running around with his group of friends with the liberty to do whatever they wanted. Their favorite activities included swimming in the river, especially jumping off the dock into the River in front of the Paraiso Tropical Souvenir Shop in Tortuguero, playing soccer on the beach and marbles on one of their front porch.
Angelo has worked as a guide in Tortuguero for the last 10 years. He strives to lead his experiences in Tortuguero National Park with dedication and works so that each of his guests will have learned something new about the environment and its creatures.
When he’s not guiding in Tortuguero, Angelo likes to spend time with his wife Carmen and his daughters Selena and Naomi. He also enjoys his parents and his brothers and sisters.