Miguel was born Nov. 15, 1966, and has guided for nearly two decades, 17 of them with Costa Rica Expeditions. He discovered guiding after a false career start in business administration, which he studied for 2-1/2 years.
Mammals are Miguel’s special area of interest, but he also is knowledgeable about birds, flower identification, and the natural history of many areas in Costa Rica. Miguel has taught guiding techniques to students specializing in tourism at the Universidad Latina.
Miguel is a walker and also enjoys traveling. He has traveled extensively throughout Europe and the Americas. In Costa Rica he travels on public buses and is an expert on the best and most scenic bus routes in the country.