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Colombia Birding

Colombia 2019 Colombia, fourth in population size in the Americas; behind, the US, Mexico and Brazil, sits at the top end of South America touching Panama, which makes it a birding flyway.  The Spanish arrived in 1499, drawn in large … Continue reading

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On Past Kochi

  March 27th day 13 It felt good to be working with clean clothes and my body felt pretty good as well. I got away at 6:30 and walked for three hours, a short break and then to a Lawson’s … Continue reading

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Ohenro – Kochi Prefecture, Part 1

In the last 5 days since my last post I have visited 4 temples and have  been walking along the southern coast of Shikoku. I have many more days on the southern shore before I finally begin to heading north … Continue reading

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North American Birds 2017

2017 Birding Photography 2016 was the first year that I worked at getting good photographs of North American birds.  I made trips to BC, New Mexico and Arizona and made many forays out from Calgary.  My collection pales in comparison … Continue reading

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Photos from Frankfurt to Budapest

Leaving Frankfurt by Train The Steinerne Brucke in Regensburg Danube Travel Choice – Bike  or Boat Rad Weg (Cycle Path) Birds on the  Danube Passau Coffee and Strudel In Austria Melk Wachau Wine District Egon Sheile Berm Cycling Sturovos from … Continue reading

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Feb 26,27 Sapa A taxi brought me to the Train Station at 7:00 for the night train to Lao Cai.  A bit nicer than the soft sleeper from Ho Chi Minh.  I had a full complement of sleeping companions and … Continue reading

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Train, Hanoi

Feb 18-20, Train Saigon to Hanoi (31 hrs) I took a cab from the Spring Hotel to the Train Station at about 9:00 pm.  The train pulled into the station at about 9:50; it had about 20 cars, I think … Continue reading

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