In out blog about the Amazon and Yasuni National Park we said we thought it would not be long before the Sani lost the battle with big oil. Well it came a lot sooner than we expected. We are sending this link so you can read it for yourselves:
Please take a look at this. Just copy and paste into your browser.
The USA was one of the nations that declined to help keep the oil in the ground and therefore will be complicit in the eventual loss of one of the most bio diverse places on earth. We can only be grateful that we got to see it before it disappears forever.
We are a non working (retired sounds so boring)couple, in our early 70's, married for 50 years this coming August 2014 and hooked on adventuring. We have traveled a great deal of the world from Europe (east and west) to Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Mexico and Central America. We lived for extended periods of time in Ethiopia, The Czech Republic, Mexico and Scotland. As you can see, we have a lot more exploring, adventuring and learning to do.
This time we are off to Turkey in a small camper van via Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Sicily, Albania, Macedonia and Greece. Our return drive from T... full info