What do you want to eat?
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Joseph Monticello
To our guides Edivan and Jean Paul - A sincere thank you for your patience, knowldege and friendly manner in which you guided us for the week. I feel truely blessed that I got to know you both. To …
Jon at the door of the Presidential Palace
Author
Joan Curti
This morning our wake up time was 5:30. Our wake up call is a knock on the door and a pleasant “Good Morning.”. Julio told us we needed to rise early and hope for no rain or sun so we …
Chinchero girl
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maureen mcclellan
Today is our travel day, giving us time to think. So much preparation has gone into this trip. I find half the fun of traveling is the research done beforehand. With all this reading and comparing of …
Morning canoe trip
Author
Joseph Monticello
Experienced the convergence of the two rivers into the Amazon. It was a sight to see but couldn't compare to wilderness experience on prior days. I do know that I would go back in a heart beat. The …
Gargoyles at the Basilica
Author
Joan Curti
This morning our tour guides picked us up for our trip to Sacha Lodge, dropped us at the airport after connecting us with the Sacha Lodge representative, who got us organized, told us the airport and …
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Carolyn Devens
I haven't seen any lions yet but I HAVE successfully made it to the Timbavati Mongoza Camp, which is actually a huge deal! It doesn’t sound like such a feat on paper with a flight from …
Who needs side walks
Author
Joseph Monticello
Today we went to a village and then for a swim in the Amazon. We are heading back toward Manaus and I realized the trip is almost over. The time went by so quickly. The journey was truely an …
In the Basilica
Author
Joan Curti
Alex, our guide for our tour of Old City Quito picked us up at 8 am. We hadn’t stepped three steps out of the hotel when a older man with the most sincere smile stopped us with a friendly …
Iguazu Falls
Author
Elizabeth Conway
When the Falls are booming at Iguazu -- This season drought is affecting the falls Watching Brasilian news, I am stunned by the drastic drop in water level at Iguazu Falls and the Amazon Basin. …
Brazil Nut tree
Author
Joseph Monticello
Went fishing for pirranha....I caught the first one and caught 10 all together. This has to be the most exciting day of all for me. I love to fish and this was like the greatest of all. I even …
Basilica of the National Oath
Author
Joan Curti
I’ve never been to South America before and that made today and the start of our vacation all the more exciting, giving me the adrenaline needed for the getting up at 4 am for the first leg of …