Posts Tagged ‘Flora Fauna’

Flora and Fauna of Red Frog Beach

Tweet As you walk around the Red Frog Beach area and Bastimentos Island it’s hard not to be in awe of nature.  The flora and fauna here is incredible. Anything grows :  vines attach themselves to trees with “staple-like” arms winding up the trees; palm nuts that have falling from the tree sprout and root […]

Bocas del Toro Botanical Garden: Finca Los Monos

Beautiful Ginger Flower

Tweet We finally made it up to the Bocas Del Toro Botanical Garden:  Finca Los Monos (The Monkey Farm) run by David and Lin Gillingham.   In 1998 they bought the 20 acre farm and have worked to clear nearly half of the thick jungle to create a beautiful jungle garden oasis. The kids enjoyed […]

What I’ll Miss About Living At Red Frog Beach

Tweet As I reflect on the past three and a half months living at Red Frog I started thinking about all the things I liked about living here and realized that it really has been an orgy for my senses.   Every day is a discovery of something new. Living in a jungle and remote island […]