West Mexico (Nayarit) – Jan 2018

Playa Chacala

In January we were fortunate to have a week down in Nayarit, west Mexico, visiting friends Jerry and Linda who had rented a house in Rincon de Guayabitos (about 40 miles north of Puerto Vallarta). (We’d say we were escaping a harsh winter for warmer weather, but truthfully winter in southeast Arizona this year has been remarkably mild.) Continue reading “West Mexico (Nayarit) – Jan 2018”

Chiapas – Mar/Apr 2009

In late March we travelled to the state of Chiapas, Mexico to bird, hike, and camp in the El Triunfo Biosphere Reserve.  Our trip was led by Mark Pretti of Mark Pretti Nature Tours (Hereford, Arizona) with local guide Jorge Montejo of the El Triunfo reserve.  We flew into Tuxtla Gutierrez and after a morning in nearby Sumidero Canyon, drove to Jaltenango, the next morning to the coffee farm Finca Prusia, and from there hiked ~8 miles up to the El Triunfo base camp at ~6500 ft elevation. 

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