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The Famous Full Moon Party? Depressing

THAILAND | Fri, 29 Jan 2016 | By elcastleberry | Views [503]

The full moon party on the beaches of Haad Rin in Koh Phangan was a blatant, disturbing display of hedonism and blithe disregard for the planet.  I’m sad to have been a part of it but feel it worth recounting, if for no other reason than ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, ecology, environment, festivals, full moon, full moon party, music festivals, oceans, parties, trash

The Sandbar King

NEW ZEALAND | Tue, 27 Jan 2015 | By elcastleberry | Views [316]

A Caribbean scene on a New Zealand sandbar: a straw hat topper on a green folding chair, a cooler to the left with a box of wine balanced on top. A man’s bare feet stretch out onto the sand, waves lapping at bony toes. Under the sunhat I’... Read more >

Tags: bays, beaches, biology, birds, ecology, new zealand, scientists

¡Cocodrilo a la vista! [Spanish]

MEXICO | Sat, 10 Mar 2012 | By mariad-osa | Views [514]

Cuando visité el Cañón del Sumidero en Chiapas me impresionó mucho la anchura del río y la altura de las paredes del cañón. Recuerdo haber pasado un excelente rato en el parque ecológico, donde disfruté mucho lanzarme desde la tirolesa y hacer las ... Read more >

Tags: chiapas, crocodile, ecology, funny story, kayak, mexico, panic, river, spanish, sumidero canyon

El grande visa run - or the time when we jumped the country before we were chucked out

NICARAGUA | Sat, 20 Sep 2008 | By rachel_and_daniel | Views [1475]

So, Rachel and I had been in Costa Rica for coming up three months, the limit of our tourist visa, whilst we still had three weeks of our internship to complete. However, the visa has a clause whereby if you jump the country for three days, you can ... Read more >

Tags: border crossing, building conservation, crater lakes, ecology, granada

A side note on crabs

PANAMA | Thu, 18 Sep 2008 | By rachel_and_daniel | Views [3017] | Comments [1]

I thought I should write a short note on crabs. This is because, as well as innumerable bugs, Central America also seems to be home to a surprising number of crustaceans. Maybe they know that they´re near the tropic of Cancer and therefore think its ... Read more >

Tags: crabs, ecology, the macarena

 

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