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Hasta la vista, Puerto Lopez!

ECUADOR | Sat, 11 Aug 2012 | By pmok | Views [2055]

I'm not entirely surprised by how quickly 2 months flew by in Puerto Lopez, but it still takes me by surprise when time came for me to pack up.  One of the things I enjoyed the most about this project, besides the work itself, is living in Puerto Lopez.... Read more >

Tags: bolon, calamari, corviche, empanada, jellyfish, miss list, puerto lopez, quaker, shark, turtle

I "Trashed" the Ocean

ECUADOR | Mon, 23 Jul 2012 | By pmok | Views [691]

Scuba diving isn't part of the "responsibilities" at my current volunteer project in Puerto Lopez, so I would need to book diving excursions on my own.  Luckily, the other two volunteers and the local coordinator, C, are all certified scuba ... Read more >

Tags: butterfly fish, isla ahorcados, isla salango, moray eel, puerto lopez, scorpion fish, scuba dive, surgeon, turtle, weight belt

Monkey Business

ECUADOR | Thu, 21 Jun 2012 | By pmok | Views [1132]

After two weeks in Quito, I headed to Puerto Lopez where my volunteer project is located.  It was a 12-hour bus ride from Quito to Puerto Lopez; Maria woke up at 4:30 AM to cook breakfast for me so I could be collected at 5:30 AM.  She also gave me a ... Read more >

Tags: forest, howler monkey, laura, pacoche, puerto lopez, turtle capture

Photos: Ecuador's La Costa

ECUADOR | Tue, 19 Jun 2012 | By pmok | Photo Gallery

Along the coast of Ecuador
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Tags: fish market, los frailes, pacoche, puerto lopez, ray, shark finning, turtle

Puerto Lopez...small, smelly and a bit fishy

ECUADOR | Sun, 1 May 2011 | By moomazza | Views [1403]

Despite getting a bus straight away from Guayaquil we arrived to Puerto Lopez in the dark.  The journey was only about 3 hours although we were on one of my craziest bus rides yet. For example, there was a blind guy walking up and down the bus for ... Read more >

Tags: blue footed boobies, ecuador, electricity outage, fish, isla de la plata, puerto lopez, turtle

My Photo scholarship 2010 entry: pescadores

ECUADOR | Wed, 28 Oct 2009 | By nsolveland | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

I was volunteering at a marine conservation programme, Equilibrio-Azul, in Ecuador when I was asked to photograph the fishermen preparing their catch for the morning market. The current law allows fishermen to profit from their by-catch leading to ... Read more >
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Tags: #2010wnphoto; ecuador, conservation, fisherman, fishermen, fishing, latin america, marine, puerto lopez, south america, travel photography scholarship 2010

Tränengas, Erdbeben, Vögel mit blauen Füssen und Wale!

ECUADOR | Tue, 21 Jul 2009 | By steffen_graz | Views [3192] | Comments [4]

Hola amigos, salio de Cuenca. Hay muchas cosas a contarles. Visité la ciudad la mas grande de Ecuador, Guayaquil, pasé un teremoto a Puerto Lopez, caminé a la Isla de la Plata, los Galapagos por los pobrecitos y miré bellenas en el mar! DAS WAR SPANISCH!!!! ... Read more >

Tags: guayaquil, isla de la plata, puerto lopez, wale

Monkey magic

PERU | Mon, 20 Jul 2009 | By iainjosim | Views [1650] | Comments [1]

Ok, so it’s been a month – probably time we updated this blog. After Galapagos we spent about a week being beach bums on the coast of Ecuador, and getting in a bit of hammock-time. Puerto Lopez has hundreds of humpback whales which come ... Read more >

Tags: argentina, chavo, ecuador, iguazu falls, iquitos, peru, pilpintuwasi, puerto iguazu, puerto lopez, red-faced ukuari


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