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Taking the road less traveled Spending a year in five continents to embrace my "inner turtle", to live simply, and to avoid being shark bait!


There are [2] photos and [3] stories tagged with "turtle capture".

The Poor Man's Galapagos

ECUADOR | Thursday, 2 Aug 2012 | Views [1308]

I've been eager to visit Isla de la Plata since arriving in Puerto Lopez.  I first learned about the island from Marine Megafauna Foundation, the org I worked with in Mozambique; they've been traveling there to tag and study the manta ray population ... Read more >

Tags: galapagos, isla de la plata, mora mora, scuba dive, sun fish, turtle capture

Yo quero tortugas, muerto o vivo!

ECUADOR | Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | Views [526]

One of the best transitions from my project in Tofo to the one here with Equilibrio Azul is continuing with the conservation of sea turtles.  Back at Tofo, I learned general knowledge plus the five species of turtles that reside there; luckily, four ... Read more >

Tags: beach patrol, green turtle, hawksbill, leatherback, los frailes, machalilla national park, olive ridley, turtle capture

Monkey Business

ECUADOR | Thursday, 21 Jun 2012 | Views [1055]

After two weeks in Quito, I headed to Puerto Lopez where my volunteer project is located.  It was a 12-hour bus ride from Quito to Puerto Lopez; Maria woke up at 4:30 AM to cook breakfast for me so I could be collected at 5:30 AM.  She also gave me a ... Read more >

Tags: forest, howler monkey, laura, pacoche, puerto lopez, turtle capture

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