The Amazon! April 6th 2011 Absolutely breathtaking!
Words cannot describe the sheer scale and beauty of the Amazon rainforest and I was only scratching the surface!
Arrival in the Amazon gateway town of Tena on Friday and spent the night sampling the local nightlife... bumped into a couple of Italian fellas and their Ecuadorian entourage and had a fantastic night with them. One of the Italians mentioned ... read more
South America » Ecuador » East » Tena 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