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Photos: Birding in the Crookd Tree

BELIZE | Friday, 14 Jan 2011 | Photo Gallery

Pics are from the birding we did in this area as well as from the Birdseye view lodge and the town of Crooked Tree
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A hapless birder in the crooked tree

BELIZE | Friday, 14 Jan 2011 | Views [332]

My first impression upon waking early this morning was that the constant squawking noise i was hearing was not a dream but rather a real animal, most likely a bird, somewhere out there on the Crooked Tree Lagoon. The lonesome sounding bird spent the ... Read more >


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BELIZE | Wednesday, 12 Jan 2011 | Views [302]

I find myself wanting to linger here in Placencia, yet the road calls us to move on to Punta Gorda, in the south. we spent yesterday and the day before exploring the village and venturing out to George's crawl Caye. Lisa arranged for George's cousin ... Read more >


More Jungle adventures

BELIZE | Sunday, 9 Jan 2011 | Views [269]

The Jungle was calling once again, so loud that it caused us to rise before dawn to catch the hokey pokey taxi and the bus to the Cockscomb Wildlife Management reserve. THis reserve is just north of Placencia about a 45 minute bus ride. The morning light ... Read more >


Photos: January 4 and 5 Cayo to Placencia

BELIZE | Friday, 7 Jan 2011 | Photo Gallery


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Onward to the beach

BELIZE | Friday, 7 Jan 2011 | Views [281]

We made our way yesterday via bus from our jungle lodge, The Trek Stop,all the way to Placencia. The folks on all of the buses were most helpful and did what they could to make sure we got off on the right stop and caught the right bus to placencia. that ... Read more >


xunitunich and a Howling good time

BELIZE | Tuesday, 4 Jan 2011 | Views [337]

Xunitunich, try saying that 5 times fast while rubbing your belly. This is another site where we visited today. Yesterday we moved to the trek stop a very rustic spot in the middle of the jungle that is very close to camping. The place was set up about ... Read more >


ATM

BELIZE | Monday, 3 Jan 2011 | Views [268]

ATM does not stand for a place where you get money from the bank. In Belize it is a major cave site where multiple human remains have been found. The cave area is extensive with multiple caverns, grand rooms, and your typical cave stalactites and stalagmites.... Read more >


Photos: Carocol

BELIZE | Monday, 3 Jan 2011 | Photo Gallery

pics from the Carocol site in Belize
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Happy New Year from Cahal Pech

BELIZE | Monday, 3 Jan 2011 | Views [599]

Happy New Year's to you all. I am here in a bar in San Ignacio just back from a tour with Destiny Tours. We went to the Caracol ruins with our trusty guide Sergio. We fell into his knowing hands quite accidentally but most fortunately.Once we finalized ... Read more >


New Year's Eve in San Ignacio

BELIZE | Saturday, 1 Jan 2011 | Views [729] | Comments [2]

we arrived by bus (express from BZ) it was quite the trip. We were the only non locals on the boat but everyone was most helpful. We caught the bus compliments of our new friend Mark the cab guy from the airport. He also gave us a quick lesson on the ... Read more >

Tags: san ignacio, trakking


off to Belize

BELIZE | Thursday, 30 Dec 2010 | Views [260]

Well, the trip begins assuming there are no weather delays with flights out of Atlanta. Once in Belize, my traveling collaborator, MAH will find our way to the bus station and take the 5 hour express to San Ignacio. A small town on the edge of the jungle ... Read more >


Carnival La Paz 2OO9

MEXICO | Wednesday, 25 Feb 2009 | Views [729]

(this entry is from Peggy} - We were told La Paz was the place to be for Carnival as it is the largest one in Baja. We arrived from Loreto on Saturday Feb 21 and watched as they set up the Malecon (boardwalk along the bahia) like a midway at a state ... Read more >

Tags: carnival, mardi gras


Gallery: la paz mardi gras

MEXICO | Tuesday, 24 Feb 2009 | Photo Gallery


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whale watch magdelena bay

MEXICO | Tuesday, 24 Feb 2009 | Views [343]

The whales were watching as we loaded our panga in the magdelena bay. We had been driven by jorge to a spot he knew where we were bound to connect with the whales. THey come here to calve and stay while they teach the new baby how to swim and while ... Read more >


It´s a great day to be in BAJA!!!!

MEXICO | Friday, 20 Feb 2009 | Views [361] | Comments [1]

we wake to the sky becoming  a lighter shade of gray and the promise of a sunrise to beat all. Our guides are already moving about preparing the morning coffee and tea and checking our kayaks before our early departure. Today the water is calm for us ... Read more >


Baja first week

PERU | Sunday, 15 Feb 2009 | Views [289] | Comments [1]

hey all, No proofing here in baja! and limited internet connectivity and time on the internet so here´s a brief update from the field. I am sitting in a bar in loreto listening to a boxing match as <i type this update. <today is valentine´s day ... Read more >


Gallery: bajallenas in Magdelina

MEXICO | Sunday, 15 Feb 2009 | Photo Gallery

whales
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Baja

MEXICO | Tuesday, 10 Feb 2009 | Views [352] | Comments [1]

Trip to Baja Today I leave for Baja, the purpose, to see the whales as they frolic and calve in the Pacific climes. These may be the same whales I have seen in Alaska. I hope the time in Baja is one filled with lots of heat, great desert night skies, ... Read more >

Tags: baja trek


Gallery: Tambopato Reserve

PERU | Friday, 8 Jun 2007 | Photo Gallery

Rainforest visit
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