CenAm 2007-01-11

...where we explored Rio Dulce.

By "explore" I mean we took a boat over to the town of Fronteras.

We stayed at Catamaran Island.


Canon EOS 300D with Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 DC OS at 200.0 mm; 1/500 sec, f/6.3, ISO 200
It still wasn't great weather.



Panoramic of crappy weather in Rio Dulce, Guatemala.



Canon EOS 300D with Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 DC OS at 144.0 mm; 1/320 sec, f/10.0, ISO 200
A barely visable bridge over Rio Dulce, supposedly the "larger bridges in Central America". bridge in



Canon EOS 300D with Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 DC OS at 40.0 mm; 1/80 sec, f/10.0, ISO 200
On the bridge over Rio Dulce. A shady nut dealer. No, really, he was selling nuts.



Canon EOS 300D with Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 DC OS at 18.0 mm; 1/60 sec, f/10.0, ISO 200
The Rio Ducle volunteer fire department -- Bomberos Voluntarios 118 CIA Rio Dulce.



Panoramic view from the Rio Dulce bridge, looking north.



Canon EOS 300D with Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 DC OS at 200.0 mm; 1/200 sec, f/6.3, ISO 200
Below the bridge, a farmer/fisherman.



Canon EOS 300D with Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 DC OS at 18.0 mm; 1/160 sec, f/6.3, ISO 200
Infrastructure.



Panoramic view from the Rio Dulce bridge, looking south. That's the bird island in the middle.



Canon EOS 300D with Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 DC OS at 18.0 mm; 1/500 sec, f/6.3, ISO 200
Steve pointing to the airport that we would have flown to....but flew to last year.



Canon EOS 300D with Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 DC OS at 144.0 mm; 1/400 sec, f/6.3, ISO 200
Catamaran Island.



Canon EOS 300D with Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 DC OS at 18.0 mm; 1/125 sec, f/6.3, ISO 200



Canon EOS 300D with Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 DC OS at 48.0 mm; 1/125 sec, f/6.3, ISO 200
Just off the bridge in Fronteras. A busy place.



Canon EOS 300D with Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 DC OS at 18.0 mm; 1/250 sec, f/6.3, ISO 200
Fronteras. Satellite dishes, markets, cars, busses....



Canon EOS 300D with Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 DC OS at 21.0 mm; 1/200 sec, f/6.3, ISO 200
...gringoes.



Canon EOS 300D with Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 DC OS at 48.0 mm; 1/80 sec, f/8.0, ISO 200
Manual. Labor. I hope they're recycling the structure. A single CAT would kill this in an afternoon.



Canon EOS 300D with Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 DC OS at 28.0 mm; 1/80 sec, f/8.0, ISO 200
Traffic jam in Fronteras.



Canon EOS 300D with Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 DC OS at 18.0 mm; 1/100 sec, f/8.0, ISO 200
Fronteras, main drag.



Canon EOS 300D with Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 DC OS at 18.0 mm; 1/40 sec, f/8.0, ISO 200
Market in Fronteras.



Canon EOS 300D with Sigma 10-20mm f/4-5.6 at 10.0 mm; 1/80 sec, f/4.0, ISO 100
Everpresent Tigo.



Canon EOS 300D with Sigma 10-20mm f/4-5.6 at 10.0 mm; 1/160 sec, f/4.0, ISO 100
Fronteras Harbor.



Canon EOS 300D with Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 DC OS at 88.0 mm; 0.6 sec, f/13.0, ISO 100
Back at the Catamaran. Sleeping cat.



Canon EOS 300D with Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 DC OS at 88.0 mm; 1/4 sec, f/7.1, ISO 100



The weather did not improve....



...and I can make it look worse....



...and worse....



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