Category Archives: Travel

Baby Spider Monkey

I enjoyed photographing all of the monkeys in Costa Rica, but especially this baby Spider Monkey with its mother! Or, it this the baby’s older sister? Read on to discover why this might be big sister shown in the photo … Continue reading

Posted in Costa Rica, Wildlife | Tagged | 2 Comments

Leafcutter Ants

Prior to my recent Costa Rican trip, I would not have expected that ants can be so fascinating! Specifically, Leafcutter Ants. These ants are commonplace throughout central and south America, and in some parts of southern U.S. from what I’ve read. … Continue reading

Posted in Costa Rica, Macro Photography, Wildlife | Tagged | 1 Comment

Costa Rican Songbirds

Costa Rica is home to nearly 900 bird species, which is approximately the same as the entire United States even though this small country is only the size of West Virginia. Some of these birds are part-time migrants from northern … Continue reading

Posted in Birds, Costa Rica | 3 Comments

Carate Beach Lagoon

I’ve stayed at the Lookout Inn in Costa Rica for the past 5 nights and have been up at 5am each day to enjoy the relatively cool (65-70 degrees) morning and spectacular sunrises. There is a lagoon about 20 minutes walk down … Continue reading

Posted in Birds, Costa Rica, Wildlife | 1 Comment

Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica

I’m on my way to the rainforest of Costa Rica! I will fly into San Jose, then take a small commuter flight to Puerto Jimenez on the Osa Peninsula. From there, we take a 4-wheel drive taxi to our destination. A … Continue reading

Posted in Costa Rica | Leave a comment