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Ecuador Adventure - Manatee Voyage and Sacha Lodge

Delving into the rich wildlife of the Amazon, we explore the Napo and Aguarico Rivers of Ecuador. Then it on to Sacha Lodge to experience the unique atmosphere at this ecolodge on our Ecuador tour.

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Nocturnal Monkey
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Stephen Krupnick
A great trip, lots of very interesting things to do, and one where I came away with an appreciation of the rain forest and it's amazing diversity of plant and animal life. This is definitely a …
Squirrel Monkey
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Stephen Krupnick
A couple of highlights of the trip: Catching a piranha with a bamboo pole, seeing an anaconda, several caymans, spiders, and a beautiful meteor shower. By the way, we went swimming in the lake where …
Indigenous Woman
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Stephen Krupnick
To get there you take a canoe to the shore, walk about a mile or two, and then cross a lake by another canoe -- but no motors allowed on the lake. It's a great location, nestled in the rain forest, …
The Manatee
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Stephen Krupnick
The next five days are spent cruising the Napo, visiting indigenous settlements along the river. Taking canoe excursions up tributaries, and walks through the rain forest. At one stop, our guide …
The Equator
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Stephen Krupnick
It's time to start the next part of my journey -- my river cruise on the Manatee. I arrive in Quito, meet up with my fellow passengers, and head upriver in a motorized canoe. Within a couple of …
Quito Market
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Stephen Krupnick
(Photo 2: Fresh fruits and Veggies at Quito market) While in Quito though I have the pleasure of visiting some markets, seeing the city, sampling the wonderful Ecuadorian cuisine, and standing on …
Ecuador - Home of big rivers and BIGGER bugs
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Stephen Krupnick
(Photo 1: Here's a bug crawling on a 2 by 4. He's a big guy.) Another item on the bucket list -- to visit the Amazon. A trip is planned to Ecuador, part of the Amazon basin and the Napo River, one …

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