Spring

Chiapas, Mexico: April 12-27 The trip starts by everyone meeting in the city of Villahermosa, Tabasco (Flight suggestions to come later), on April 12, 2018 from where we will travel by bus, boat, plane, and donkey(!) to various reserves, parks and other areas in the state of Chiapas, Mexico. We will visit ancient Mayan ruins,…

Summer

Northwest Yunnan, China: May 20 – June 2 The mountains of northwest Yunnan are our destination. We will travel within Xangeri-La, and the autonomous prefectures of Lijang Naxi and Deqin Tibet to see some of the most spectacular nature of the northern hemisphere. The abundant majestic mountain ranges harbor a unique wildlife, such as the golden…

OCA Goes to Colombia

I want to announce our next Orchids in the Wild trip to Colombia. The trip runs from arrival in Pereira on November 3, 2018, and ends with departure from Cali on November 18. The trip is led by OCA’s Director Steve Beckendorf and by Colombia’s Sebastian Vieira and Luis Perez. Steve Beckendorf is one of the OCA’s better…