High up in the branches is the sloth we watched for about half an hour one night. The branches were blowing so much in the wind that it was hard to get any decent photos. In the morning it was clear which tree was her favorite - it's having a hard time growing leaves fast enough to keep up.
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 Seattle, Washington and recently have been traveling most in the Americas. 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 summer travels. ... full info