Rainforest of Panama {and a couple PSA’s}

First and foremost, bring a hair clip/tie/anything to pull your hair back when you go on a rainforest boat tour.  Otherwise, the above could be you and you may just spend the next day untangling your hair.  prevention is key.  
For my last public service announcement of the day, when you’re mac says “scratch disk full” don’t upload photos. I did.  It isn’t pretty.  I have 10 out of my 200 rainforest photos.  The rest are floating in outer space.   I was pretty upset about it but i am shaking it off.  My apologies that you, dear internet friend, don’t get to see my beloved with a monkey right next to him or the colors of the rainforest or the mystic fog that lingers on top of the trees in gamboa.  forgive me, please. (: 
Anyway, hope you all had a marvelous tuesday and enjoyed your trip to Seattle below and the rainforest of panama above.  

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  • Reply Amanda

    Oh no ): That is my worst nightmare! I'm so sorry. The pictures you did post are beautiful though.

    January 12, 2011 at 12:20 am
  • Reply Heather

    Hair ties are crucial any day! Sorry about your pictures 🙁 Here's to hoping that they decide to come back to planet earth!

    January 12, 2011 at 12:26 am
  • Reply Jenni Austria Germany

    oh my gosh i can relate…thanks to the computer catastrophe i experienced the other day!!! it's so depressing 🙁

    January 12, 2011 at 12:27 am
  • Reply Jenni Austria Germany

    i have an idea though…make your husband take you back….take more photos…and bring a hair tie!

    January 12, 2011 at 12:28 am
  • Reply Ashley

    Oh no! Well the pictures that you do have are gorgeous!

    And I once wore high heel wedge sandals on a trek through a West Indies rainforest. So dumb.

    Hope your hair untangles! 🙂

    January 12, 2011 at 12:45 am
  • Reply Anonymous


    I've been following you for a while now and i have to say: you are sooo gorgeous 😀

    what happened to your pictures happened to mine too this summer :/ did you put an SD card in your camera or did you save them directly on your camera? because when they were on an SD card there are programs which can get everything back you saved lately on your SD card 🙂 but you have to make sure not to use it anymore until you use the program!! just download one of them for free (or maybe mac even already got one?) and try it on the card. i hope you understood me, though my english isn't perfect…

    good luck!

    greetings from vienna (so cool that you've already been there 🙂 !!)


    January 12, 2011 at 2:54 am
  • Reply Taylor

    On New Years Eve I borrowed my Mom's camera to take pics for a post. Later that night all of the thousands of photos on her precious Nikon and Lexar Media Card got deleted, nowhere to be found. It was a screaming match and the worst NY eve I have ever had! There is an upside to the story: my mom took her camera to a Camera store a few days later, and they mysteriously retreieved all of her missing, thousands of pictures. If you know of someone who works in the camera industry maybe they can fix it for you. Nevertheless it is a sinking feeling, losing something you treasure. Rainforest pics sound beautiful…but atleast you have lived it! 🙂 Dont worry about showing us!

    January 12, 2011 at 3:04 am
  • Reply c.w.f.h.l.

    what a nightmare! but i loved the ones you did manage to keep especially the last one. mj and i took a bus with no ac and the windows down to a concert last summer – i had no hair tie and my hair looked exactly the same.

    January 12, 2011 at 3:28 am
  • Reply Betsey

    sorry about your missing photos 🙁 but these are beautiful, and you will always have the fun memories!

    January 12, 2011 at 3:31 am
  • Reply DiamondsandTulle

    Oh no! I hope you're able to get some of your pictures back! These are gorgeous!

    xx Vivian @

    January 12, 2011 at 3:53 am
  • Reply Kristina

    So sorry to hear about your pictures. But the ones you were able to safe are pretty as always 🙂
    I would consider to send your camera card to one of those companies whîch can fix really a lot!!
    Viele Gruesse, Kristina

    January 12, 2011 at 8:29 am
  • Reply Brenna [fabuleuxdestin]

    You were in the rainforest! How cool!!! Gorgeous pictures!

    January 12, 2011 at 9:24 am
  • Reply Diana Mieczan

    Ohh so sorry about the photos,sweetie but I have to say that Im loving those I see here…You look adorable!! I really want to go to the rainforest one day:) Hugs and kisses, darling

    ps: I am hosting a sweet necklace GIVEAWAY, later today 🙂 … Please, join in!

    January 12, 2011 at 12:16 pm
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    January 12, 2011 at 3:04 pm
  • Reply Ashley

    sorry you lost so many of your photos 🙁 the ones you have ae awesome though! love all your travel stories!

    January 12, 2011 at 3:21 pm
  • Reply diana kang

    this is so cute! and amazing photography! xx

    $75 to swimspot if you are interested!

    January 12, 2011 at 4:57 pm
  • Reply charminglychesney

    wow, it looks beautiful! i would love to be able to actually go see this place in person!

    January 12, 2011 at 5:38 pm

    Gorgeous pictures, sweetie! Sorry you weren't able to salvage more than them 🙂

    January 12, 2011 at 7:14 pm
  • Reply Sara Louise

    That sucks about your photos!
    And thanks for the tip about pulling your hair back (one may never know when they may find themselves in a rainforest) because I can't even imagine what would happen to my curls in there! BIGGEST HAIR EVER!

    January 14, 2011 at 6:18 am
  • Reply Sydney

    How frustrating! But I do think the pictures that managed to remain are darling 🙂

    January 16, 2011 at 3:51 am
  • Reply kimberly rae

    ugh! wish i had read this before i tried to force my mac to take more pictures!!!

    just found your blog and am enjoying reading some of your travel stories! esp. panama because i studied abroad there and i don't hear about many other people heading there! 🙂

    sorry you lost your pics and yes, good point on the hair tie. my hair got so knotted when i was in panama it took me over 3 hours and almost an entire bottle of conditioner to get it untangled! lol!

    May 13, 2012 at 6:30 pm
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