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On the long boat  

On the long boat

Amazonian Adventures

November 14th 2011
The trip to Cuyabeno Reserve was a long one - a 6am flight from Quito to Lago Agrio, a 2 hour wait to be picked up, a 2 hour bus ride to the ┬┤port┬┤(pick up point on the river with a covered shack for eating lunch) and then 2.5 long hours in a long motorised canoe boat to finally arrive at Nicky Lodge, deep in the Amazon jungle. The scenery along th river was spectacular along the way - masse ... read more
South America » Ecuador » East » Cuyabeno Reserve

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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