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Some pictures from Choco, Colombia.

July 31, 2013

In April-May I went to Colombia with some researchers from the Botanical Garden in Gothenburg.  We also meet up with some researchers from Brazil, Colombia, Bolivia. I will start to put up some pictures here from this trip. Start with some from Choco today. Enjoy!

 

Choco from the air.

Choco from the air.

The Choco group

The Choco group

Mecana beach. 50 meters ti the right were our lodge: Jardin Botanico del Pacifico. A fantastic place to stay at. Sergio the owner is a great guy. CAn recommend this place to everyone. Situated 15 minutes boat trip north of Bahia Solano, Colombia´s west coast.

Mecana beach. 50 meters to the right were our lodge: at “Jardin Botanico del Pacifico”. A fantastic place to stay at. Sergio the owner is a great guy. Can recommend this place to everyone. Situated 15 minutes boat trip north of Bahia Solano, Colombia´s west coast.

Alex deep in the Choco rainforest

Alex deep in the Choco rainforest

Rainforest dinner. Fresh tuna, rice, banana...Yummie!

Rainforest dinner. Fresh tuna, rice, banana…Yummie!

A orchid that we found next to a beach west of Bahia Solano

A orchid that we found next to a beach west of Bahia Solano

Unknown Dischea species

Unknown Dischea species

Me, taking a break in the rainforest. +29°C and 95% humidity.

Me, taking a break in the rainforest. +29°C and 95% humidity.

Me, taking a swim in a creek deep in the rainforest in Choco.

Me, taking a swim in a creek deep in the rainforest in Choco.

The group crossing a river in the Choco rainforest.

The group crossing a river in the Choco rainforest.

Big spider

Big spider

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