Las Perlas Islands
Las Perlas Islands
Our Cruising Route
Our Cruising Route
La Peregrina
La Peregrina

Rare pearl from Las Perlas owned by Elizabeth Taylor

Pearls for sale
Pearls for sale

The inhabitants of Isla Casayo sell pearls to tourists

Submarine Explorer
Submarine Explorer

Old Pearling submarine built in 1865

Submarine Explorer (closeup)
Submarine Explorer (closeup)

Abandoned on Isla San Telmo because of decompression problems

Jacaranda anchored in Las Perlas
Jacaranda anchored in Las Perlas
Playa Brava, Isla Pedro Gonzales
Playa Brava, Isla Pedro Gonzales

White sand beaches

Isla Bayoneta
Isla Bayoneta

Oystercatchers

Isla Bayoneta
Isla Bayoneta
Common Uraniid Moths
Common Uraniid Moths

Green on the top, blue underneath - filled the sky with colored streaks

Playa Brava, Isla Pedro Gonzales
Playa Brava, Isla Pedro Gonzales

Nesting pelicans

Isla Bayoneta seashells
Isla Bayoneta seashells
Cormorants
Cormorants
Chuck with large pargo
Chuck with large pargo
Isla Bayoneta
Isla Bayoneta

Jacaranda at the far left

Pedro Gonzales village
Pedro Gonzales village
Pedro Gonzales village
Pedro Gonzales village
Pedro Gonzales village
Pedro Gonzales village
Iguanas and eggs drying
Iguanas and eggs drying

Illegal, but part of an islander's subsistence diet

Pedro Gonzales village
Pedro Gonzales village

Fish strips and iguana eggs drying in the sun

Pedro Gonzales village
Pedro Gonzales village
Jacaranda at Pedro Gonzales
Jacaranda at Pedro Gonzales
Pedro Gonzales village
Pedro Gonzales village

Provisioning for gasoline and bread

Panamanian fishing boat
Panamanian fishing boat
Isla Platanita at low tide
Isla Platanita at low tide
Isla Platanita at high tide
Isla Platanita at high tide
Isla Platanita
Isla Platanita

Chuck investigating a fish boil with birds diving

Sunset at Isla Platanita
Sunset at Isla Platanita
Stingers in the water
Stingers in the water

Prevented us from swimming

Rio Cacique, Isla del Rey
Rio Cacique, Isla del Rey
Rio Cacique, Isla del Rey
Rio Cacique, Isla del Rey

Floating downriver with SV Dignity

Rio Moskito, Isla del Rey
Rio Moskito, Isla del Rey

Chuck fishing in a pool fed by a waterfall (foreground)

Common Uraniid Moth
Common Uraniid Moth

Moths and butterflies mud puddle to get minerals from the soil

Rio Moskito, Isla del Rey
Rio Moskito, Isla del Rey

Little Blue Heron and Ibis

Yellow headed caracara
Yellow headed caracara
Isla San Jose
Isla San Jose

The owner of the island just lets a fishing line down from his home.

Ensenada Grande, Isla San Jose
Ensenada Grande, Isla San Jose

Chuck caught 2 sierras - one for us and one for an ARC boat anchored nearby

Isla San Jose
Isla San Jose
Isla Mono Ahumado
Isla Mono Ahumado

Smoked Monkey Island, off Isla San Jose Fishing resort in background

Isla San Jose
Isla San Jose

Fishing resort

Seabirds diving on a fish boil
Seabirds diving on a fish boil
Isla del Rey
Isla del Rey

La Ensenada village

Isla del Rey
Isla del Rey

La Ensenada village

Isla del Rey
Isla del Rey

La Ensenada village

Isla del Rey
Isla del Rey

Young man preparing his rooster for a cock fight in La Ensenada village

 Little Cocos Island
Little Cocos Island
Isla Bayoneta
Isla Bayoneta

Egrets

More Cormorants
More Cormorants
Isla Casayo
Isla Casayo