Tag Archives: Amazon

Getting Above It All

One of the favorite things that we did during our time in Ecuador was to climb up a twelve story tower in the rainforest to watch for wildlife. Like most days that we spent at the Napo Wildlife Center in … Continue reading

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Adventure on the Amazon River

Just traveling to and from our lodge in the Amazon was as much of an adventure as the time we spent doing the various tours everyday. After landing at the airport in Coca, we went to the dock where we … Continue reading

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Ecuador – Land of Biodiversity

Ecuador is a country made up of three distinct regions, each with their own opportunities to discover. There is the coastal region, which also includes the Galapagos Islands, the highlands with the Andes mountains and all of the volcanoes, and … Continue reading

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Saying Goodbye to Ecuador

After a very busy trip to Ecuador, it is finally time for us to return to Colorado. Our time in Ecuador was everything that we had hoped for, from climbing volcanoes to canoeing in the Amazon. We saw so many … Continue reading

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We Made it to the Jungle

It took almost five hours in two different types of canoes to reach our eco-lodge, but we are here, safe and sound, in the Amazon rainforest. We have already seen an amazing array of birds and other animals. There have … Continue reading

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When is a Trail not a Trail?

The answer… when it is a stream, but you still have to hike through it. When we did our canopy tour in Bolivia, we had to hike through a stream and climb a waterfall just to get to the start … Continue reading

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In the Thick of It

We have started to contemplate our first adventure since arriving back in the States from Europe.¬†One thing that we agreed upon when we were abroad was that we would focus on Central and South America after we returned home. With … Continue reading

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Daily Post Photo Challenge – Details

For this week’s photo challenge, details, we decided to use a few photos from our trip into the jungle at Carrasco National Park in Bolivia. Taking close-up pictures isn’t something that we do too often, but every now and then … Continue reading

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Out of the Jungle

After a couple of days trekking through the Amazon jungle, we’re back in Cochabamba, happy to have a hot shower again. We had an incredible time and will tell you all about it when we’re back home, but here are … Continue reading

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