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Celestún

Reserva de la Biosfera Ria Celestun
Reserva de la Biosfera Ria Celestun
Fishing near the mangroves
Fishing near the mangroves
Shrimp fishermen - walking through the water...
Shrimp fishermen - walking through the water...
...dragging their fishing nets by their waists and pushing their boats
...dragging their fishing nets by their waists and pushing their boats
The star attraction - flamingos
The star attraction - flamingos
Best time to see them - November to mid-March
Best time to see them - November to mid-March
Love their colour
Love their colour
What's over there?
What's over there?
We approach quietly and not too close
We approach quietly and not too close
They eat shrimp larvae - that gives them their colour
They eat shrimp larvae - that gives them their colour
This one wants to be alone
This one wants to be alone
Beautiful
Beautiful
Heron
Heron
Egrets also become pink
Egrets also become pink
A couple of sleeping, young flamingos
A couple of sleeping, young flamingos
Into a mangrove tunnel
Into a mangrove tunnel
Looking for crocodiles
Looking for crocodiles
A mass of roots
A mass of roots
Termite nests
Termite nests
Winding our way through
Winding our way through
Coming out of the tunnel
Coming out of the tunnel
Freshwater spring wells into the saltwater
Freshwater spring wells into the saltwater
Lots of fish around the spring
Lots of fish around the spring
Stripey fish
Stripey fish
Crystal clear freshwater
Crystal clear freshwater
Beautiful colour
Beautiful colour
In for a swim but there are crocodiles around!
In for a swim but there are crocodiles around!
Celestun beach
Celestun beach
It was a hot day - time for a swim in the Gulf of Mexico
It was a hot day - time for a swim in the Gulf of Mexico
After a swim, time for a cold beer
After a swim, time for a cold beer
Salud (cheers)
Salud (cheers)
View from our loungers
View from our loungers