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June 10 ECUADOR The Amazon -Shangrila Lodge 6

June 10 ECUADOR The Amazon -Shangrila Lodge

June 3rd 2010
We left Banos and headed for the Amazon jungle! At Tena we stayed at the Shangrila Lodge, which was perched high up -giving us great views over the rainforest. Our rooms were not used in a few days and when some of the girls pulled back the sheets one found a TRANTULA SPIDER in her bed, another found a SCORPION!! The screams were so loud it would put Tarzan to shame... We trekked through the ... read more
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Ecuadorian Flag The "Republic of the Equator" was one of three countries that emerged from the collapse of Gran Colombia in 1830 (the others are Colombia and Venezuela). Between 1904 and 1942, Ecuador lost territories in a series of conflicts with its neighbors. A b... ... read more
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