Tag Archives: jungle

Boca Brava and the Monkeys

Boca Brava is the closest island to our hotel on Boca Chica, and we were told that not only is there a hotel with a good restaurant, there is a hiking trail where howler monkeys are frequently seen. The hotel … Continue reading

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Hiking at Rambala

One morning a small group of us set off for a hike in the jungle, led by the caretaker and hiking guide Javier. He has made a path up behind the main grounds of the Rambala Jungle Lodge that leads … Continue reading

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Walking in the Jungle

Our walk in the jungle was a highlight of our weekend at the Rambala Jungle Lodge. I had never seen anything like this! The photos cannot possibly do the experience justice but hopefully they will give some idea of what … Continue reading

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A Weekend in the Jungle

What an experience! Our friends Holly and Scott were going to help Linda and Eric, owners of the Rambala Jungle Lodge with some projects and asked if we would like to come along. Not being one to turn down interesting experiences … Continue reading

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More River Photos

These are some photos I took at the beginning of the week. I had to go back and visit the river after it settled down from a couple days of heavy rains. This day it was calm, and the water … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Pattern

Weekly Photo Challenge: Pattern This weeks photo challenge is patterns. To me, a pattern is something that repeats, a predictable element – an idea, a color, a texture. I had no idea where I was going to go with this until we took … Continue reading

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still testing, feel free to ignore

Apparently if I send a photo from flickr to my blog, it immediately publishes it. That’s not going to work for me. I want to write a post, include a photo (probably multiple photos), edit the text, fiddle with it, … Continue reading

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After Macho de Monte. Do you know where your oranges come from?

There is a bit more to tell, but the last post was getting pretty long so I decided to follow up  with another. The road to Macho de Monte is the beginning of a new road that winds its way … Continue reading

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Macho de Monte

Macho de Monte is a beautiful canyon with a river and lots of waterfalls. It’s near Cuesta de Piedra, south of Volcan in Chiriqui Province. Our friends Tony and Carol also wanted to see the place, so we set out … Continue reading

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Another Tree

I am endlessly fascinated by the trees here.  We were walking in a new area the other day, an open space where roads are being built in preparation for a new housing area. At the end of one of the roads was … Continue reading

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