Tag Archive: Hiking

Boots and stuff

  Dear Lisa, I have sad news about the boots. Sadly I can’t take any picture with them because I lost them on one of my trips. Unfortunately someone took them from the front… Continue reading

Hope is a thing with feathers

A needle in a haystack. That’s what looking for the Esmereldas Woodstar is like. It’s our last day birding along the western coast of Ecuador with our guide, José. There’s really only one place… Continue reading

Sanibel Island’s Bailey Tract is not a bad Plan B.

I totally needed something that was going to put me in a better mood, because I had just found out that the Ding Darling NWR was closed. And this was the only day… Continue reading

Pressures of Ecuador

Act 1: The pressure to keep up It was 5:00 a.m. and the rain, warm as bathwater, was coming down hard and in giant drops. Thud, thud, thud, on my head, my shoulders,… Continue reading