This morning While M took her Canopy tour D and I woke at a very early hour to search for wildlife in the Santa Elena preserve, although the only wildlife we saw was a millipede and some flowers the Calls of the Three Warbled Bell Bird and the Ghostly shrieks of the quetzal made the early morning (7am) cloud forest almost deafening.
Backpacking through Central América.
I thought on a trip like this, that the goal is discovery of self through solitude. I realize now that it is a struggle for companionship, a discovery of roots of language and customs (including border crossings) and the surmountable barrier between. It is not a bond of fellow travelers but more of a symbiotic relationship of cohabitation.
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