S/V INTREPID II - Cape Dory Intrepid 40

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Intrepid II is a Cape Dory Intrepid 40 sailboat, hull #2, designed by Chuck Paine and discovered by the Captain in Blue Hill Maine in 2006. The crew are Kelly (Captain) and Carol (Admiral and Blogger). In 2009 INTREPID II embarked on her West Coast journey from Victoria to San Francisco, the Baja Sur Peninsula and into the Sea of Cortez. In 2010/2011, we sailed ifrom Guaymas, south to Bahia Banderas and back. In 2011/2012 she left Guaymas, headed south to La Paz, spent three weeks at anchor on our northward journey and rested on the hard in San Carlos. Her 4th, 5th and 6th seasons were Boat Projects related. Season 7 - we are hoping to cruise again at long last.

February 14, 2011

Photo Recap: San Blas Jungle Tour - Crocodiles and other critters

Our mangrove tour guide Guam obviously knows where to look for bird life and marine life. However, it took us cruisers quite some time to sharpen our eyes to know where to look for crocodiles, iguanas, turtles and other critters.  These photos are a mix of animals and flowers we saw on the tour in the mangroves and at the crocodile refuge further up the waterway.

Giant bird of paradise


Red crab at water's edge

Our first crocodile sighting!

Iguana well camoflagued in tree 
Lonely jaguar at rest in orocodile refuge
Open mouth is to aid in respiration - quite formidable

Coatimundi at the Crocodile refuge

Crocodile enjoying the sun at refuge
Wild crocodile we spotted on return trip

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