Tag Archives: Puerto Maldonado

See wildlife! Right in your living room!

So I forgot to share that yesterday, as I was using the little girls tree in the forest, a short-eared dog ran in front of me. Not a dog with short ears – a short-eared dog. It’s apparently very rare … Continue reading

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In the Field

Back to the field today! I’m up to 280 data points, which is 30 over my bare minimum and about 70 below my ‘I’m happy’ amount. Any more than 500 total becomes a little bit of overkill.  So I’m right … Continue reading

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Lazy Sunday

It’s Sunday morning and it really looks like it’s about to start raining. So I’m taking the day off (the first so far). Not that it’s a bad thing that I’m losing a day. I really only need at least … Continue reading

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Long Day in the Hot Sun

Since my last post a few days ago, I’ve been mostly working, working, working. Thursday evening I walked down to the market to pick up a few things.  It’s only about 2 blocks away from the place I am staying, … Continue reading

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Work work work.

Tuesday was a hard working day.  We hit the road around 7:15am, but not without a moment of Richard not knowing how to start/maintain his new motorbike. His stepdad had to come help us out. He’s not the best driver, … Continue reading

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¨How I Spent My Summer¨ or ¨I am not ´motorcycle people´¨

I am not a fan of motorcycles. My bum is sore from spending 7+ hours on motorcycles every day. I pray for my life whenever a truck or car passes me, bumps nearly throw me off the bike (Richard isn’t … Continue reading

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Pto Maldonado – Work Days 1&2

The last 2 days have been exhausting! Let’s just say working for an entire day is a lot tougher than I expected. My day 1: waking up in a foreign country, breakfast with your guide, hit the road by 8:15am, … Continue reading

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