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Borneo flower

Borneo flower

Marty’s photo of the day #2380: Here’s one of the many unusual flowers I found while backpacking in Borneo’s rainforest. Sorry, but I don’t have an identification for this one.

Backpacking with the Iban

Backpacking with the Iban

Marty’s photo of the day #2027: For those who have read my book “Cool Creatures, Hot Planet: Exploring the Seven Continents,” this is where Deb and I started the most challenging trek of our lives. We were on the island of Borneo, with the Iban tribe (once famous for headhunting). After journeying up a river […]

ET Lizard

ET Lizard

Marty’s photo of the day #1697: It’s Borneo Week. All week long I will be featuring photos from Deb’s and my adventure on the third largest island in the world. While backpacking through Borneo’s rainforest, we found ET!

Beautiful Montana!

Beautiful Montana!

Marty’s photo of the day #1629: I took this picture on a backpacking trip in southwestern Montana several years ago. When I think about why I moved to Montana, it was for days/scenes like this one. Note the tiny lake in the distance.

Borneo Frog

Borneo Frog

Marty’s photo of the day #1622: Here’s one of my favorite frog photos from our Borneo backpacking trip.

Race Against the Flood

Race Against the Flood

Marty’s photo of the day #1502. It’s Book Excerpts Week, featuring an excerpt from my first book, “Cool Creatures, Hot Planet: Exploring the Seven Continents,” and a corresponding photo (that may or may not be from the book). In this adventure, Deb and I backpack with the Iban tribe in Borneo and race down a […]

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