Category Archives: Butterflies

Quito to Mashpi: 70 miles in 3.5 Hours

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 We left Quito at 9am to head to Mashpi Lodge. The lodge is only about 70 miles away, but it takes 3.5 hours to get there, descending about 6,000’ and crossing the equator three times. Ecuador’s … Continue reading

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Butterflies and Smoke

Thursday, December 7, 2017 We visited Butterfly Farms in nearby Encinitas. The farm was established in 2013 to study the relationship of pollinators and butterflies, concentrating on the Monarch Butterfly. There is a 2,000 square foot Vivarium (butterfly free flight house,) … Continue reading

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