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Slowly Does It: Loose gravel, rocks and a sheer drop

January 6, 2015

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We played cards huddled around the fire laughing and talking until quite late. The lads did their best to speak in English and I tried and failed miserably with my less than adequate French. As the night wore on I had completely wrapped myself up like a human spring-roll in a thick woolly blanket, with […]

Fish!!

November 15, 2014

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Camp is delightful! It has a wonderful simple charm while still being pretty modern compared to other field stations. The “mansion” as it’s been christened, is raised above the ground with wooden boardwalks linking the main house to the kitchen and other areas. Camp is all wood with a tin roof and few glass windows, […]

Kalimantan Peat Swamp Forest, OuTrop

November 15, 2014

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After booking flights to Bali and a quick trip to the supermarket. Scrat and I loaded up our stuff together with two other researchers at the town house and waited for the bemo. Bemos are local buses that look like mini vans. Ours was driven by a man in his 70s. He’s married to a […]