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Reserva El Jaguar – Nicaragua


28 – 30 March 2014 The border crossing into Nicaragua at Los Manos was a bit hectic, but we made it through the border in just under 2 hours and made it to Estelí before dark. We decided to stay at a hostel that night so we could use the internet to make plans for the rest of our time in Nicaragua. We stayed at a popular backpackers hostel [...]

Sarteneja, Belize


4-7 Feb 2014 Sarteneja and the Shipstern Nature Reserve lie on the edge of a huge estuary system in northern Belize. The flora and fauna are very similar to the Vigia Chico Road area of the Yucatan, though the forest is a bit taller and a touch less scrubby in parts. Getting to Sarteneja is pretty straightforward though it involves about 2-3 hours [...]



21 – 22 December We arrived in the Calakmul region in the late afternoon and headed straight for the Yaax’che camping area, located approximately 6 km from the main highway. A quick evening walk around the trails at the campground produced nothing more than about a 1,000 mosquitoes, so we headed back to the truck to make dinner. We woke up [...]


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6 August 2013 We visited the Chamela Biological Research Station in search of the elusive Flammulated Flycatcher and other tropical dry forest species upon special permission provided by Dr. Jorge Humberto Vega Rivera.  Thank you Dr. Vega Rivera for allowing us to visit Chamela!  The Chamela Biological Station is a branch of the Institute of [...]