The outside of the Blue Morpho's wings are very similar to the brown Owl butterfly. I've seen hundreds of photos of the blue wings, but very few of their blue eyes. Mom's close up lens that she uses for tiny orchids was fun to play with at the butterfly garden too.
Monteverde: hummingbirds, orchids and butterflies December 27th 2018 We started our trip up in the mountains, in the cloud forest at Monteverde. I had heard I could see nine species of hummingbirds in the cloud forest, and that was enough for me. Mom has never objected to a birding trip. There are a couple different roads up to Monteverde, which I didn’t bother to research. I grew up driving old logging roads in Washington and Idaho. However, I will say that part ... read more
I live in Cusco, Peru and will be posting mostly about my trips around Peru and South America. From August 2012 to June 2014 I lived in Dhaka, Bangladesh and blogged about living there and traveling around Southeast Asia. This blog also contains my stories from living in Istanbul, two years as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Morocco, and some other travels. ... full info