Andes to the Amazon Rainforest

16 travelers went to Ecuador February 2015. See what happened in this one-of-a-kind ecotour. Now that you’ve gotten a glimpse, are you ready to see more? Discover more about our Andes to the Amazon Rainforest Ecotour. We’ll see you there.

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Ecuador Travel: Diversity, Diversity, Diversity

Ecuador is by no means a big guy. You could make 35 copies of it and just barely have enough to cover the same amount of space that the United States takes up. The smallness of Ecuador is what makes it such an amazing travel destination. Within these very small borders is a bigger world than most people likely anticipate. …

Amazon Rainforest Wildlife: Plenty of Weirdness

The Land of Plenty It will surprise no one to hear that the Amazon Rainforest is home to the greatest abundance of life of any ecosystem on the planet. With only a fraction of species documented, there are literally thousands of creatures that remain unseen and unknown. In the spirit of inquiry, we would like to take a moment to …

Dreams of the Amazon

Four years ago, I woke up at 4:00 AM and slowly made my way to my Achuar host family’s hut in the Ecuadorian Amazon Rainforest. I drank huayusa tea and gave it time to cleanse my body, as it was customary. All of the members in the family in a circle shared their dream and their elder, Celestino, interpreted them. …

My Summer in the Amazon

In 2011, I volunteered in the Ecuadorian Amazon. I discovered a delicate yet complex world teeming with life and giving life. Seeing this ecological wonder in person is life-changing to me. My summer in the Amazon took me to a little village deep in the heart of the rainforest. To get there, I travelled from Quito, through the Andes Mountains …