Leaf Cutter Ants at Napo Cultural Center Ecuador

I don't know much about leaf cutter ants.   I've only seen them on two occasions.   Once on a night walk in Costa Rica and once in

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Walks and Canoe rides at Napo Cultural Center Ecuador

There are many activities at the Napo Cultural Center.   This article is about the things we saw while hiking and canoeing through the tributaries.To read the article

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Night Walks at Napo Cultural Center – Ecuadorian Amazon

When the opportunity for a night walk came up, I wasn't too sure.  I am not a fan of insects - especially spiders.All my little girl nightmares whirled

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Amazon Clay Licks and Tree Top at Napo Cultural Center Ecuador

One of the activities at the Napo Cultural Center is visiting the Clay licks and another is the Tree Top Tower.   On my trip, we visited two

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creepy, eerie, jungle noises AKA Howler Monkeys

Have you ever been in a jungle?   Or even a really thick forest? Just imagine, it's hot and humid...you feel sticky all over.   The river is

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Napo Cultural Center Ecuador Amazon Lodge Review

I'm not sure exactly what I was thinking when I signed up for an extension to my Galapagos trip to go to the Ecuadorian Amazon.   It sounded

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Condor Tour in Quito Ecuador

During one of my days in Quito, I took a Condor tour with 2 of the other Galapagos participants.We were super excited because prior to the Galapagos trip,

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Santa Cruz Island – 2

The final morning in the Galapagos.   Breakfast at 5:00 am with all our bags packed and ready to go.It was super choppy getting into the pangas this

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Santiago Island – 2, Galápagos Islands

This was the last afternoon destination and we returned to Santiago Island...but a different area of the island then the first time we stopped on Santiago Island.  

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Bartolome Island – Galapagos

Another early start so we could get to the view point on Bartolome Island nice and early in the morning.The mornings on the boat always consisted of a

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