Amboseli and the Kenya drought of 2022

The road was bumpy and the wind was cool blowing through the sides of the open 4 x 4 vehicle.I felt a slight mist on my face and

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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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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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Darwin Bay – Galápagos Islands

Aaron, the leader of this trip, was very excited to go to Darwin Bay as it is a beautiful nesting bird sanctuary with many types of the Galapagos

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The Cliff – Genovesa Island, Galápagos Islands

Per usual, the day started early with a 5:00 am breakfast and a 5:45 departure via Pangas.Unfortunately for me, this departure did not go smoothly.   As I

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