Weekly Photo Challenge – Quest

quest-4Panama Canal Zone.

This week, Cheri Lucas Rowlands asks us to share a quest. You can read her entire challenge post here. For me, one journey that I hoped to take led us to the Panama Canal. I don’t even know why that was an important goal for me. Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge – Adventure

Tárcoles River, Costa Rica

This week we are challenged to share photos that take the observer on a photographic adventure. From the challenge post, “It could be an image of someone setting off on an epic journey, a photo you took on an adventure of your own, or something more metaphoric that represents a personal or psychological adventure. ” Continue reading

Puntarenas Jungle River Safari

Birds on the Shore

The black-necked stilt, similar to the American Avocet, is a wetlands species and feed on aquatic invertebrates, tiny fish and tadpoles. The cattle egret is so named because they have adapted to hunting insects, spiders and flies that are disturbed by cattle and other livestock.

Near Puntarenas, Costa Rica

If we had known that the Rio Grande de Tárcoles, (Tárcoles River), is arguably the most polluted river in Costa Rica, we might have chosen another excursion on our day trip in Costa Rica. Continue reading