TRAVEL STORIES

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Fragile!

Coral Reefs are the largest thing alive on the planet. It is so big it is visible from space – but for how long? It…


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The night shift

At night these little crabs come out and you can get lucky catching them hunting and eating bristle worms on the sand bottom. In daytime…


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Conservation Works

Diving over a shallow sand area. Water slightly murky from a long day with waves. Not much to see. Then I spot something large moving…


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Run zigzag?

It has evolved for over 200 million years. Some say it has not evolved so much but it has overcome and adapted to environmental changes…


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Life on the river

Imagine this; You get into a plane in Miami, alone, fly to Manaus in the middle of the Amazone jungle, enter a small open boat…


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The Complete Pharmacy

“Stomach problems?”, It was Robinson asking; my guide, and he already knew the answer. When four people sleep in hammocks only a few feet apart…


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Pool is open

First day on the dive boat is about getting to know the people, the boat and the procedures. Going to bed early and sleep tight…


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Fruit crying water

We entered an old canoe carved out from a large tree. We borrowed it from a family living by the river. I thought it would…


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Sweet glue

One of the true wonders of travelling is to discover new things you have no idea existed. It can be rituals, lifestyles, food, drinks, animals,…


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The Admirals

The British entomologist James Petiver named this group of butterflies “the admirals” already in 1699. He thought the colors and pattern looked like the admiral…