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Zegrahm Expeditions Travel Resources

Welcome to the Zegrahm Expeditions resources page! Here you will find inspiration for your next adventure and information from your last adventure, produced by our field leaders, Seattle office staff, and contributing writers. From blog posts and field reports (daily recaps of a past expeditions with images) to photo galleries and videos, explore your world from our perspective.

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Coral Reef
January 15, 2007
Blog Post

Coral reefs are tropical underwater wonders that have been on earth for millions of years. Not only are they the most complex, productive, and genetically diverse ecosystems on the planet, they are also among the most fragile, and therefore among the most easily degraded or imperiled.

A reef is made up of colonies of tiny coral animals related to jellyfish and sea anemones. The polyps live in extremely large colonies, and their interconnected calcium carbonate skeletons build layer...

Red-Footed Booby, Half Moon Cay, Belize
January 15, 2009
Blog Post

A cacophony of birds acted as our tropical wake-up call on our first morning and we prepared to set out for the fascinating Maya ruins of Lamanai. First we boarded motor coaches, then embarked speed boats for our river journey to the archaeological site, spotting northern jacana, a boat-billed heron, and a fork-tailed flycatcher along the way. We also passed a Mennonite community who were fishing together on the banks.

After a wonderful picnic lunch our guides took us on an in-depth...

Half Moon Cay, Belize
January 22, 2008
Blog Post

Yesterday we woke up to sunshine and blue skies off Belize’s Half Moon Caye, but because of windy conditions and waves that would make snorkeling and diving difficult, we decided to reposition Le Levant to the other side of the island. It was well worth it as it was calm and those who wanted to go ashore could. Half Moon Caye is beautiful with white sand beaches and green palm trees...your typical paradise island! Everyone...

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