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The Beauty of Costa Rica: A Photographer’s Paradise

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“What’s your favorite photo location?” It’s an easy…
Ben Blankenship

Getting Too Close: The Joys, How-to’s, and Pitfalls of Macro Photography

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The jungle was dark and the air thick, stagnant. No moonlight…

You Are Saving the World: How Responsible Ecotourism is Saving our Wild Places

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Around the world, wildlife and the environments they call home…

Birds in Paradise: A Look at the Incredible Bird Diversity of Costa Rica

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For those of you whom I’ve had the pleasure of guiding in the…

Looking Forward

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While it is not yet ‘business as usual’ at Backcountry Journeys,…

Trip Report: Wildlife of Costa Rica – February 2020

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If any of you have been following my blogs and trip reports,…

Trip Report: Wildlife of Costa Rica – December 2019

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Wow, 2019 was quite a year! After almost 20 trips spent chasing…

Top Destinations for Winter Photography

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Fall is my favorite season to photograph and now it is dead and…

Squirrel Monkeys of Costa Rica  

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They are incredibly cute, and a ton of fun to watch as they move…

Costa Rica Trip Extensions

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More excitement coming your way from Backcountry Journeys as…

Top Worldwide Destinations for Wildlife Photography

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This is the second part of our series documenting some of the…

Flying with “Big Glass”

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Wildlife photographers who travel know the pain. There is…

Trip Report: Wildlife of Costa Rica – April 2019

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Pura Vida means “pure life.” Such a lovely statement,…

Trip Report: Wildlife of Costa Rica – February 2019

Part 1: The Resplendent Quetzal High in the cloud forests…

Trip Report: Costa Rica Wildlife – December 2018

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Day 1: Arriving in Costa Rica Day one of the Backcountry…