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TRAVEL ADVENTURES IN ECUADOR, GALAPAGOS & SOUTH AMERICA

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July 31, 2019

The Indigenous People of the Ecuadorian Jungle

The history of the indigenous people of the Ecuadorian jungle, like the 32 million acres of rain forest there, is multifaceted. Every group has its own stories to
March 13, 2018

The Ecuadorian Jungle-A Life Changing Experience

Traveling in Ecuador breaks the rules of conventional travel. The country rewards those who let their curiosity get the best of them-hopping on planes to the […]
February 22, 2018

Río Negro–Sopladora – Ecuador´s Newest National Park

Rio Negro–Sopladora is the newest national park in Ecuador in nine years. The 75,654-acre area in southern Ecuador spans a gap between Sangay and Podocarpus national […]
January 31, 2018

Napo Wildlife Center The Ultimate Amazon Rainforest Experience

It´s difficult to find a better place to spot wildlife at its purest than in Napo Wildlife Center at Yasuni National Park.
October 4, 2017
Amazon Tours and the Wildlife of the Ecuadorian Jungle

Amazon Tours and the Wildlife of the Ecuadorian Jungle

Ecuador’s small size is juxtaposed by its astounding variety of terrain and the incredible diversity of wildlife  within its borders.
April 24, 2016

Amazon River Boat Cruises

To go deep into the lower Amazon basin, where biodiversity is highest, an extended canoe ride is a usual element of the trip. Though there are many wonderful rainforest lodges in Ecuador
April 3, 2016

Frogs of Ecuador in the Amazon rainforest

Frog = Sapo in the Spanish language, but tribes which inhabit Ecuador's Amazon jungle have many other names. Lodges in the rainforest may have a library of books for guests to read, and one of the best is Sapos