Holiday

Scotia Part 2 – Transects

Scotia Part 2 – Transects

On the second day, we looked at doing transects where we took counts of how many Bilby/Bettong foraging pits and Rabbit foraging pits there were at regular distances. This would provide a baseline of what the density would be for naturally occurring foraging pits. The interesting thing for me was […]

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Oahu – Hawaii

Oahu – Hawaii

I realised I hadn’t posted anything about Hawaii when I was there on my way back to Sydney! I stayed in Waikiki at Ohana West (which has the slowest elevators anywhere). If you can get the discounted rate at about 70-80 USD, its best to do that. Otherwise the price […]

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Inca Trail – Peru

Inca Trail – Peru

I finished the Inca Trail a couple days ago now and I’m not sure what to say.. yet. The trek from “km 82” was a total of 44 km. The first day is a 11 km warm up hike to Wayllambama. This hike wasn’t so bad and was a very good […]

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The same bunch of animals

Colca Valley / Colca Canyon – Peru

Yesterday was spent in Colca Valley and Colca Canyon looking at Condors and Llamas, Alpacas and Vicuñas. The morning started at 5 am to make sure we got to the canyon viewing point by 8 am. There were a few condors around, but quite far away, but after about 45 minutes, […]

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