UNIQUE ADVENTURES IN A UNIQUE WORLD Contributed By Jascivan Caravalho The Galapagos Islands, a world heritage site and one of the most famous places on the planet, is a must visit for every adventurous traveler. The story of this exceptional archipelago is intertwined with the history of the human race itself. It’s a tale of […]
IN THE COMPANY OF THE ISLANDERS After being used for centuries by pirates and whalers the Galapagos were finally claimed by Ecuador in 1832, and since that time have supported a small population, centered mainly on the island of Santa Cruz. And who better to tell you about what life is like here. On San […]
This Huaorani program below is the one we experienced with the local people. It is very well organised and entirely authentic meaning that when you drop onto a grass airstrip in the middle of the rainforest, deep in Huaorani territory, anything can happen. It is the skill of the Huaorani that makes it work at […]
This trip is ideal for travellers looking to experience the best of Southern Peru in just eleven days plus have the opportunity to visit Machu Picchu.
From Cusco we travel through the Sacred Valley of the Incas, passing the Inca Fortress town of Ollantaytambo, before embarking on the famous Inca Trail to the lost city of the Incas, Machu Picchu.
These are two specially designed community based ecotourism programs for those seeking less included services, but with good quality locally owned hotels and lodges
We have recently just come back from an extraordinary tour to the Amazon region of Ecuador. We were the guests of the Huaorani people and stayed at a new ecolodge they own. There is really too much to absorb to write a complete description the of this experience at this moment but this was one of the best travel experiences that we have ever encountered.
Is it possible to raise your consciousness just by being a birdwatcher? Walking down almost any city street I hear robins, sparrows, crows, some starlings and occasionally a jay. All these common city birds live with us and yet how often do we let the sights sounds of birds hover just outside our sphere of […]
Remember that old phrase “it was hot enough to fry eggs on” ? Guess what? It’s really true. And you can cook a whole lot more than you ever imagined with today’s solar cookers. I confess, we actually own both a solar oven and a solar stove, so I really know of where I speak. […]