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NeighborsThe Trailblazer
2 July, 2010

Monteverde Trip Report

Here is a trip report from Las Catalinas partner Bob Davey.   I wish I had been there! - Charles A LAS CATALINAS DAY EXCURSION: In just a two and a half hour drive from Las Catalinas you can enjoy an easy family day trip or romantic getaway that must be experienced to believe.…
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Naturally Speaking
22 June, 2010

Howler Monkeys

Perhaps the most noticeable and noteworthy land animal in Las Catalinas is the Howler Monkey. "Congos", the locals call them.   They make a very deep, loud, gorilla-sounding call.   The first time I heard it, I thought that surely King Kong himself was about to burst out of the forest!   And then…
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Naturally SpeakingThe Trailblazer
15 June, 2010

Snorkeling, and The Blowhole

One of the fun things to do at Las Catalinas is snorkeling.   We had always thought that the best snorkeling was off the far end of Dantita beach.   It is very good there, and it is a spot that is frequently visited by snorkeling boat trips out of Flamingo and Sugar Beach.…
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Naturally SpeakingThe Trailblazer
13 June, 2010

Dolphin Video

OK, at long last I have retrieved some video from our dolphin encounter last month.   This is good!   Be sure to turn up the sound and listen - the dolphins' echo-location chirping was a very nice part of the experience!
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Architecture and Urbanism
10 June, 2010

Video from Construction Site

Here is a little video courtesy of Jim Berry.   It is taken from the second floor of my house, as of around June 1, looking around at the other houses and the sea view.   Looking good! Movie from second floor of Brewer house, June 1
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Architecture and Urbanism
2 June, 2010

French Hilltowns

I'm off on a study trip in the Luberon region of Provence, in France.   Douglas Duany had recommended this particular area as a great one to study hill town techniques and examples.   He was right!   Here is a shot of Gordes, where I am staying.  
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The Trailblazer
22 May, 2010

Paddleboarding

On my last couple of trips to Las Catalinas our guests and I have gotten a chance to try paddleboarding.   Paddleboarding is a fast growing sport that is making converts of kayakers, surfers, and newcomers to water sports.   To do it you stand up on what looks like a large surfboard.  …
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