Maned Wolves, Macaws, and Monkeys

When we booked the trip to the Pantanal, we were “upsold” to spend a few days at another one of the owner’s properties. He promised maned wolves, a macaw hide, and nut-cracking capuchin monkeys, so we decided to give it a go. From the Pantanal (Cuiaba airport), we flew to Brasisila, and then drove four […]

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Jaguars of the Pantanal

From Rio, we flew west to Cuiaba. It was a three hour drive to our first stop, the Santa Teresa Farm. The plan was to visit their bird viewing stand, and have a bite to eat to break up the journey. We also switched vehicles, from a van to an open safari-style truck. It was […]

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28 Hours in Rio

(Location: Rio, Brazil) “You probably want to go away for a few days.” That is what our realtor recommended. We were selling our house, and the market was hot, so she expected back to back showings for a few days straight. Logical people would go to Galveston. We decided to go to Brazil. Our destination […]

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“Tourist Class” in the Galapagos

(Location: The Galapagos, Equador) Simply put: a trip of a lifetime. The Galapagos has been on our list since I can remember, but for some reason this year we just decided to go for it. We shot 2.25 gig of images (28 movies and 1349 images) and 4 pathetic rolls of film (underwater). This trip […]

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