More Providencia

Kylan also got motor cylcle riding lessons. On the beach!

Kylan also got motor cycle riding lessons.
On the beach!

Providencia Air Traffic Controller, Garge. (Probably not spelled right)  Kind enough to give us a tour of the control tower.

Providencia Air Traffic Controller, Garge. (Probably not spelled right) Kind enough to give us a tour of the control tower.

He let me clear one more plane to land. Actually the airport was closed by the time we got there. I didn't know that though till I pointed out there people on the runway. Locals know the airport closes at 6.

He let me clear one more plane to land.
Actually the airport was closed by the time we got there. I didn’t know that till I pointed out people on the runway. Locals know the airport closes at 6.

Part of the Miss Providencia contest.

Part of the Miss Providencia contest.

A shot of the gang and our rides. Stopping for a cool beverage on our long journey around the island.

A shot of the gang and our rides. Stopping for a cool beverage on our long journey around the island.

Some got more worn out than others.

Some got more worn out than others.

Some had too much energy.

Some had too much energy.

Local marine biologists and our new friends, Cassy and David, after one of their outings to help erradicate the Lion Fish.  On this day they caught 47, of which they shared many of them with us. Lion Fish are delicious.

Local marine biologists and our new friends, Cassy and David, after one of their outings to help eradicate the Lion Fish.
On this day they caught 47, of which they shared many with us.
Lion Fish are delicious.

A local sculpture lying in a local artesian's yard.

A local sculpture lying in a local artesian’s yard.

The reigning Miss Providencia at Carnival.

The reigning Miss Providencia at Carnival.

Miss Providencia contestants whooping it up at Carnival.

Miss Providencia contestants whooping it up at Carnival.

The streets fill up for this 4 day celebration of Carnival.

The streets fill up for this 4 day celebration of Carnival.

The whole family out to support the team.

The whole family out to support the team.

Enjoying watching some world cup action with the Colombians.

Enjoying watching some world cup action with the Colombians.

Anna and I found this secluded beach. Lots of sea glass and privacy.

Anna and I found this secluded beach. Lots of sea glass and privacy.

On the trail up to El Pico.
On the trail up to El Pico.
When in Columbia, travel like the Columbians.

When in Columbia, travel like the Colombians.

Loading up the mini van.

Loading up the mini van.

Kylan enjoying his motor cycle riding lessons.

Kylan enjoying his motor cycle riding lessons.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kylan getting his driving lessons on a mule.

Kylan getting his driving lessons on a mule.

Sculpture at the Catholic School.

Sculpture at the Catholic School.

I got rather caught up in the art work.

I got rather caught up in the art work.

My girlfriend on Providencia.

My girlfriend on Providencia.

We got held up in a traffic jam.

We got held up in a traffic jam.

This pond gets its color from the roots of the red mangroves that surround it. Because of the shortage of rainfall, the surrounding trees leak back into the pond and cause the water to change colors.

This pond gets its color from the roots of the red mangroves that surround it. Because of the shortage of rainfall, the surrounding trees leak back into the pond and cause the water to change colors.

Kylan caught a huge snake on the hike up the mountain.

Kylan caught a huge snake on the hike up the mountain.

One of the many blue lizards.

One of the many blue lizards.

Kylan was the first to the top of the mountain.

Kylan was the first to the top of the mountain.

Most of the rest of the group at the top.

Most of the rest of the group at the top.

Part of the gorgeous view from the top.

Part of the gorgeous view from the top.

Some of he flora along the hike.

Some of he flora along the hike.

Stray Catz at anchor.

Stray Catz at anchor.

2 responses to “More Providencia

  1. Whoooooa, today is history, tomorrow is a mystery. Enjoy!

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