This year we attended for the first time the Shell Show celebrated in Shanghai at the end of July. The experience has been very rewarding and very different from the shows in Europe, in China there is another spirit, a lot of young people with big enthusiasm for the shells. He Jing and […]
This July during three weeks we made a shelling trip around Cuba. We rented a car from Havana and toured the whole island (we traveled more than 4,000 km!). Cuba is one of the countries in the top 5 to look for landsnails, it’s a small paradise and stands out for its great abundance […]
Following our ten-day trip in Croatia, we were diving in the Dubrovnik area for 5 days. We had the pleasure of meeting and visiting Duro Capor, an excellent person who received us very well. Its collection has some interesting Adriatic sea species and also some endemic local snails, I liked especially Clausiliidae family.
During this month of August I was 10 days in Croatia with two friends from Murcia (Spain), we were diving along the coast and we were able to visit some local collectors. Neven Lete is a well-known archaeologist who also collect shells. He is specialized only in the area where he lives and only […]
After the Shell Show in Shanghai, I continued the trip to visit the company of Guido and Philippe (Conchology, Inc.), located in Cebu, Philippines. They have been in the shell business for several decades and have a great structure and organization. I spent a day in his office and they received me perfectly […]