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Female great currosow Corcovado

Photos of the week: The great currosow in Corcovado National Park

Corcovado National Park in Costa Rica is lauded for its intense variety of wildlife. The trees are crawling with howler monkeys, spider monkeys, and the endangered squirrel monkeys. Endangered Baird’s tapirs, coatis, peccanaries, pumas, and jaguars roam the jungles. The jungle of Corcovado is one of those few outdoor places that resemble a live zoo. […]

Charles C. Deam Wilderness

Charles C. Deam Wilderness fall photo essay for #frifotos

Every Friday on twitter travelers share their pictures dedicated to a theme. This week it is fall. Since I just returned from a hike with the Chicago Backpackers in the Charles C. Deam Wilderness in the Hoosier National Forest, I thought I would partake in this grand tradition. Charles C. Deam Wilderness fall foliage photo […]

Manuel Antonio National Park Costa Rica

Daily Costa Rica travel photos: Even the grasshoppers are beautiful

Costa Rica is so beautiful even the grasshoppers are cool. Except for the fact that they are the Carl Lewis of the insect world, grasshoppers are not a group of species that garners much excitement. Even crickets are more interesting. They at least create a soothing night time chirp. In Manuel Antonio National Park in […]