Today (the winter solstace) was a travel day. We transferred to our new lodge, which was scheduled to take most of the day. In fact, it took longer than even that fairly disappointing estimate.
The trouble started when a tractor trailer was blocking a winding turn on the mountain road, requiring a tow truck to get traffic flowing again. It continued as we witnessed some severe road & bridge damage as a result of hurricane Tomas this past fall. Still, we eventually reached our destination unscathed and largely in good spirits. And we did manage to see a few cool things along the way, including this toucan: