We were walking from our Hotel on Christmas morning after a tasty breakfast. We came across these gentlemen and their horses. It reminded me of the old-time Westerns that included Mexican cowboys instead of the stereotypical Mexican peons. Advertisements
Cold winds and cold water seem never to deter the gulls from wheeling about with joy.
My wife is not a fan of snakes. And what did she see while snorkeling? A sea snake. It seems there is a conspiracy amongst all snake people to follow her around just to terrify her. I love snakes so I’m lucky I get to see them too.
The rice farm has self-supporting chickens one which we ate along with other freshly picked items for a delicious lunch. The chicken was tougher than those we get in the States. The farm had a couple of dogs and at least one cat, this cat with the intense yellow eyes.
As soon as the sun went low, these beetles appeared out of nowhere.
This was the most common lizard we encountered. The body is a few inches. In the blinding backcountry, we typically saw them when they ran from our oncoming footsteps. Otherwise, they tended to blend in with their surroundings.