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 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
I'm off on another big travel adventure! Starting in Mexico on 22nd Sept and ending up in Sydney on 22nd Dec......with 10 countries in between!
Stay tuned for tales from:
Yucatan pensinsula, the Carribean and and colonial highlands in Mexico
Diving on the barrier reef in Belize
Ancient Mayan ruins in Guatemala
Beaches and volcanoes Nicaragua, Honduras and Costa Rica
The Galapagos and Amazon in Ecuador
Gorgeous lakes and Patagonian trekking in Chile and Argentina
Soaking up the history and mystery of Incan Cusco and Machi Picchu in Peru
and enjoying a week long adventure in Bueno... full info