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off to Belize

BELIZE | Thursday, 30 Dec 2010 | Views [283]

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 [755]

(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 [375]

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 [385] | 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 [311] | 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 [375] | 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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Gallery: PeruRAIL

PERU | Sunday, 27 May 2007 | Photo Gallery

Puno to Cuzco
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Train to Cuzco

PERU | Saturday, 26 May 2007 | Views [820] | Comments [1]

The train from Puno to Cuzco is a 10 hour ride that takes the rider through the sacred valley and parts of peru that have managed for thousands of years with a simple lifestyle characterized by lots of work. THe day was perfect for our trip with temps ... Read more >

Tags: On the Road


Gallery: Colca Canyon Trip

PERU | Thursday, 17 May 2007 | Photo Gallery

The spirit of the Incas
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Tambopata Reserve

USA | Monday, 14 May 2007 | Views [820]

WE woke to the sound of someone walking on the wooden plank floor and gently whispering, Charlie, Charlie it´´s time to go. It was 4:30 a.m. and we were heading out early to go see parrots and Macaws at the claylick.We were on the trail by 4:45 am ... Read more >

Tags: The Planning Phase


Gallery: Arequipa

USA | Saturday, 12 May 2007 | Photo Gallery

City sights
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Lake Titicaca

USA | Wednesday, 9 May 2007 | Views [1033] | Comments [1]

We decided to connect with always travel once we were in Puno to see if they could help us set up a trip to lake titcaca and an overnights stay on one of the islands. We were successful in booking a trip and boarded a boat early in the morning for a ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures


Gallery: Lake Titicaca^ Peru

PERU | Wednesday, 9 May 2007 | Photo Gallery

\pics from overnight at Amantani and Taquille Islands
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Arequipa and flight of the <Condor

USA | Wednesday, 2 May 2007 | Views [684] | Comments [6]

arequipa a delightful city of about 1 million. we arrived on a sunday that was filled with many people enjoying sunday afternoon on a beautiful sunny fall day.MAH & I ventured out into the madness of horns honking smells of diesel fuel and crowds ... Read more >

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lima

USA | Sunday, 29 Apr 2007 | Views [503] | Comments [1]

lima at 10.30 PM SAT NIGHT IS A HOPING PLACE! WE WERE GREETED BY THRONGS OF PEOPLE YELLING MANY THINGS <(WHO KONW WHAT) IN SPANISH. I THINK THEY WERE TRYING TO GET US TO RIDE WITH THEM. fORTUNATELY mah HAD PREARRANGED THE CAB AND WE WERE NOT HAVING ... Read more >

Tags: On the Road


Gallery: Misc pics

USA | Friday, 27 Apr 2007 | Photo Gallery


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Notes from the field

PERU | Wednesday, 25 Apr 2007 | Views [487] | Comments [1]

The trip begins Saturday we will fly into Lima staying only the night and then on to Arequipa. The goal learn about and enjoy a different world. Compare my view of the world with that of others and learn how people live with chaos swirling around. The ... Read more >

Tags: Philosophy of travel


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