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La Orquidea Locos (Those Crazy Orchid People in Costa Rica) \ Photos

Pluerothallis costaricanensis - with fellow traveler for size!
Robert Dressler with a Sobralia at Lankaster Gardens
Lepanthes sightings at the water's edge.
Its a jungle out there!  Tapanti National Forest trailside.
Betty modeling the lipstick berry shade: Bixa orellena (achioto or annoti tree)
A breakfast repast for those Locos.
Marco explaining Caoco beans (that\'s chocolate!)
Bixa orellena seeds used for lipstick.
Orchid seedling hiding on a coffee branch.
The trees ...oh my goodness, the trees!
Strangler fig at Bosque de Paz. One of the many \"Ents\" in the forest.
Phragipedium hedge on path to Orchid Garden at Bosque de Paz
Trogon that posed for us in the Orchid Garden
Epidendrum on tree along driveway to Guayabo Lodge
Orchid on the forest floor.  Arenal
Thermal pool at Rio Celeste
Bridge on Rio Celeste Trail
Survivors of the Rio Celeste Trail
The Tree of Peace near Rio Celeste
\"Mist\"-ical Morning at Guayabo Lodge
Miltonia Powellii at Bosque de Paz
Orchid Garden at Bosque de Paz
Epidendrum (Oerstedella) endresii at ClLoudforest Lodge
Scaphosepalum microdactylum at Monteverde Orchid Garden
Acinthera at Monteverde Orchid Garden
Sobralia
Cattleya hybrid at Monteverde Orchid Garden
Iguana on the way to Bosque de Paz
Mary Jo in CATIE
Crocodiles on the way to Carara
Preening Macaw at Carara
Finishing the trail at Carara
On a canopy bridge, Selvature Hanging Bridge Walk
Clouds in the canopy of San Elena Cloudforest; Selvatura Hanging Bridge Canopy Walk
Sunset at Quepos
Cone Shell in tidal pool at Quepos
Cynoches warscewiczii along Arenal 1968 Lava Flow Trail
Orchid hunting Capuchin monkeys at Manuel Antonio National Park
Sloth at Manuel Antonio National Park
Playa Manuel Antionio

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