Birding in the Heart of the Ecuadorian Amazon Basin February 24th 2007
Shiripuno Amazon Lodge and Shiripuno Research Center, whose mission in the Huaorani Reserve is to promote ecotourism and tropical ecological studies, invite you to the very first bird survey of the Shiripuno area.
May 7-13, 2007 (Monday to Sunday)
From Coca, the Shiripuno Amazon Lodge is seven hours from Coca (three hours by car and four hours by motorized canoe) ... read more
South America » Ecuador » East » Shiripuno River 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 grew up in the Ecuadorian Rainforest, in a remote village: Misahualli; famous in the golden days for the expeditions throught out the Ecuadorian Amazon, a great schools of experienced leaders I had; The natives were my trusted companions in all my trips.
I try the University with a dream to become a Doctor in medicine, but the lack of funding slam my dream, but the forest show me a different story: Natural History;
A handful of naturalist came to the Amazon, lets name a few of them: Alfred R. Wallace, Henry Bates, Richard E. Schultes, Ted Parker and others, they inspired me to look for pa... full info