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Our Ecuadorian Amazon Adventure

The Amazon Rainforest, another of the amazing natural wonders of the world found in South America. As our most recent adventure draws to a close, we were fortunate to end our trip in such a wonderful, beautiful, tranquil and pristine spot...The Sacha Lodge, located in the heart of the Ecuadorian Rainforest.

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Once there, we found our lodging beautiful and comfortable
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Shirley Adams
Life for the indigenous people is rather different from what we are used to. We visited a local family. The little girls were a bit shy at first, but soon were all smiles. They prepared us a …
Across a black-water lake to the lodge
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Shirley Adams
We did some piranha fishing. Even though the ones we caught were small you still have to watch out for those teeth. Guess who caught the first one? She's all smiles.
Canoe ride down a jungle stream
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Shirley Adams
We also went above the treetops to get a bird's eye view of the forest on a narrow ribbon of metal. It was quite foggy when we arrived early in the morning. But soon cleared for some fantastic views …
Two-hour boat ride down the Napo River
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Shirley Adams
Not a particularly easy place to get to. Thirty-minute flight from Quito to Coca, Ecuador. Two-hour boat ride down the Napo River. The Napo is a primary tributary to the Amazon River. A …
The Interstate Highway
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Shirley Adams
The next four days were spent exploring the rainforest by land and water. We found the jungle to be full of colorful and exotic flowers. With over 1,100 species of trees per quarter square …

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