by: Steve Watkins In: culture on: May 17, 2012Visiting with friend, Gary Scarborough at one of the beautiful homes he built in the town of Puerto Cayo. Another beautiful sunset that highlights Isla de la Plata (left) also known as the Poor Man’s Galapagos. Boats and Birds. Fishing drives the local economy, and tourism is on the way. My wife, Dana, balancing an egg on the head of a nail directly above the equator. Right foot, south. Left foot, north. Bucket list – Check.