Monthly Archives: April 2013

New specie discovered in Venezuela by a BBC team

April 14th, 2013 (4 Comments)

New species were discovered in a cave system of a remote Venezuelan table-top mountain in the Gran Sabana region which included a swimming cave cricket, a no-eyed harvestman and a cave catfish.  Although members of the BBC team believe that they are new species, the three creatures have not been formally described. To read more [...]

Travel tips: essential gear for camping and hiking

April 10th, 2013 (4 Comments)

Getting ready for your next camping and/or hiking adventure? The Lonely Planet published an article on essential travel gear for camping and hiking.  For those who enjoy the outdoor adventures, I thought this article would be interesting to read. Enjoy!

Festival del Huevo Azul (Festival of the Blue Egg): Chilean culinary heritage

April 4th, 2013 (1 Comment)

Interested in tasting Chilean culinary heritage? Why not participate in the  Festival del Huevo Azul an event that brings together visitors and the indigenous communities that seek to exhibit and protect this precious culinary heritage. The festival is held annually in the town of Río Negro, in the Osorno district. It is part of a [...]