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July 24th 2013
Published: August 2nd 2013
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Hey, This blog is quite long and took a few days with travel and illness intervening. Sorry it took so long to publish and we do hope you enjoy it. There are almost 80 photos attached so don't give up too soon. Well, we went to El Oriente this week after having promised ourselves we were not going to Malaria/Dengue fever country. We have made these kind of promises before (In Thailand we did... Read Full Entry



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Water below Kapoc treeWater below Kapoc tree
Water below Kapoc tree

This is the overrun of water from the lake a 45 minute walk away. Looking down over 100 feet.
WhateverWhatever
Whatever

At least it creates a discussion.
Palm seed PodPalm seed Pod
Palm seed Pod

About 3 feet long and contains over 1000 seeds on a stem.
Army ants on the moveArmy ants on the move
Army ants on the move

Escaping from the high water levels.
A fairy duster treeA fairy duster tree
A fairy duster tree

About 75 feet tall and looking down on the top.
River BargeRiver Barge
River Barge

Oil Trucks!!!!!
YasuniYasuni
Yasuni

National Park boundary



2nd August 2013

I hope that you are going to rest and "Get Well"! Love Mary
3rd August 2013

detail
Guys - I really appreciate the detail in the reports: height of trees, dimensions of turtle sand box, speed of boat, number of outboard motors, etc. These are the kinds of things to which I would also pay attention. Also appreciate the sober reflection re the dubious durability of the culture. Best wishes for good trails.
3rd August 2013

Great pictures of the Bat Falcon!
3rd August 2013

Bat Falcon
Yeah and it was not easy to get on a shaky platform in the wind with the bird over 200 meters away. Thankful for digital and the ability to expand the photo. How are you and how are searches going?
3rd August 2013

Bat Falcon
Yeah and it was not easy to get on a shaky platform in the wind with the bird over 200 meters away. Thankful for digital and the ability to expand the photo. How are you and how are searches going?
3rd August 2013

Bat Falcon
Yeah and it was not easy to get on a shaky platform in the wind with the bird over 200 meters away. Thankful for digital and the ability to expand the photo. How are you and how are searches going?
3rd August 2013

Bat Falcon
Yeah and it was not easy to get on a shaky platform in the wind with the bird over 200 meters away. Thankful for digital and the ability to expand the photo. How are you and how are searches going?
3rd August 2013

Bat Falcon
Yeah and it was not easy to get on a shaky platform in the wind with the bird over 200 meters away. Thankful for digital and the ability to expand the photo. How are you and how are searches going?
3rd August 2013

Bat Falcon
Yeah and it was not easy to get on a shaky platform in the wind with the bird over 200 meters away. Thankful for digital and the ability to expand the photo. How are you and how are searches going?
3rd August 2013

Bat Falcon
Yeah and it was not easy to get on a shaky platform in the wind with the bird over 200 meters away. Thankful for digital and the ability to expand the photo. How are you and how are searches going?
3rd August 2013

Bat Falcon
Yeah and it was not easy to get on a shaky platform in the wind with the bird over 200 meters away. Thankful for digital and the ability to expand the photo. How are you and how are searches going?
3rd August 2013

Bat Falcon
Yeah and it was not easy to get on a shaky platform in the wind with the bird over 200 meters away. Thankful for digital and the ability to expand the photo. How are you and how are searches going?

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