She lives in a village in the middle of the Amazonian jungle, in Peru. Her hometown has 94 people and it’s strangely called “Centro America”. The people of Centro America live with a sense of community rare in the world now-a-days: Centro-americans have their own plantations, but everybody helps their … more »
We met this fella in a monkey reserve in the Ecuadorian Amazon. As the cities around the Amazon extended, part of the Amazon was deforested and the animals found their natural habitat destroyed. Furthermore, electrical lines where placed in nearby towns and roads and monkeys didn’t instinctively understand that they … more »
The biodiversity in the Amazon will leave you spellbound! Here’s a beautiful butterfly with an extremely intricate design on it’s wings. Nature is so wonderful in the way it colors it’s creatures. Walking through the amazon, you’ll be subjected to a cocktail of colors, smells, and experiences. Lush green trees, … more »
When you travel long-term it is very important to every now and then settle in a place for a while and take a vacation from traveling. As silly as this might sound, sometimes you just feel like being at home. Not planning anything to see and not doing much more … more »
Zara looks out over the vast expanse of the Amazon rainforest, the lungs of the Earth. In a remote part of Ecuador, we climbed over 200 steps to get the top. The view was worth it!
She sits and looks out at the throngs of tourists walking around. Who are these people? Why do they come here? Little Abigail (they have surprisingly modern names, maybe named after tourists..) has witnessed thousands of tourists come and go. The Shaman dances and talks about something, something to do with them. … more »