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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

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

Looking Forward

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

Trip Report: Wildlife of Costa Rica – February 2020

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

Trip Report: Wildlife of Costa Rica – December 2019

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

Top Destinations for Winter Photography

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

New Departures: Glacier & Costa Rica

We have some exciting news here at Backcountry Journeys. Today…

Squirrel Monkeys of Costa Rica  

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

Costa Rica Trip Extensions

More excitement coming your way from Backcountry Journeys as…

Top Worldwide Destinations for Wildlife Photography

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

Flying with “Big Glass”

Wildlife photographers who travel know the pain. There is…

Trip Report: Wildlife of Costa Rica – April 2019

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…