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

Rare pearl from Las Perlas owned by Elizabeth Taylor

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Pearls for sale
Pearls for sale

The inhabitants of Isla Casayo sell pearls to tourists

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Submarine Explorer
Submarine Explorer

Old Pearling submarine built in 1865

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Submarine Explorer (closeup)
Submarine Explorer (closeup)

Abandoned on Isla San Telmo because of decompression problems

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

White sand beaches

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Isla Bayoneta
Isla Bayoneta

Oystercatchers

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Isla Bayoneta
Isla Bayoneta
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Common Uraniid Moths
Common Uraniid Moths

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

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

Nesting pelicans

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

Jacaranda at the far left

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

Illegal, but part of an islander's subsistence diet

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Pedro Gonzales village
Pedro Gonzales village

Fish strips and iguana eggs drying in the sun

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

Provisioning for gasoline and bread

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

Chuck investigating a fish boil with birds diving

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

Prevented us from swimming

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

Floating downriver with SV Dignity

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

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

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Common Uraniid Moth
Common Uraniid Moth

Moths and butterflies mud puddle to get minerals from the soil

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

Little Blue Heron and Ibis

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

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

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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

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

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

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Isla San Jose
Isla San Jose

Fishing resort

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

La Ensenada village

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Isla del Rey
Isla del Rey

La Ensenada village

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Isla del Rey
Isla del Rey

La Ensenada village

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Isla del Rey
Isla del Rey

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

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 Little Cocos Island
Little Cocos Island
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Isla Bayoneta
Isla Bayoneta

Egrets

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More Cormorants
More Cormorants
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Isla Casayo
Isla Casayo
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