Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve ~ Visiting the Jungle of Ecuador

So you are in Ecuador and want to see the Amazon?  A number of companies offer immersive jungle excursions in Cuyabeno Reserve, and I recommend the experience.  However, the planning part of this can be a bit confusing.  So this post is about what you can expect from your Cuyabeno jungle adventure and how to plan it out in the least confusing and exhausting way possible! Continue reading “Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve ~ Visiting the Jungle of Ecuador”

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Puerto Maldonado and Tambopata, The Jungle of Southern Peru

You thought I was done exploring the Amazon?  Think again.

When I initially decided to visit the Southern jungle in Peru, I was a bit confused as to how to go about it.   Continue reading “Puerto Maldonado and Tambopata, The Jungle of Southern Peru”

The Pampas

57smThe Pampas – another difficult post for narrowing down photos to share.  I have a hard time weeding through the wild-life photos. Continue reading “The Pampas”

The Jungle – The Bolivian Amazon

54smI do not even know how to begin this post.  It has been a week since my 3 days in the jungle – and I feel like I haven’t fully left it.  This was undoubtedly one of the top highlights of my travels.  And I will definitely be returning for more. Continue reading “The Jungle – The Bolivian Amazon”

Iguazu Falls, Argentina

The Iguazu Falls are one of many reasons why I chose South America.  Maybe a year and half ago, when my life was still normal, I remember googling amazing places to visit.  When I came across images of the falls, I looked at my now ex-boyfriend and said “I want to go here”.  The images stood out in my mind ever since.  My third and final day at Iguazu Falls did not disappoint.   Continue reading “Iguazu Falls, Argentina”

The Macuco Trail at Iguazu Falls, Argentina

For day 2 of my Iguazu adventures, I actually did not go to “the” falls.  Instead I chose to take a day to wander Senedero Macuco.  A nature trail which takes about an hour to reach the solo Salta Arrechea waterfall.  This is the one place in the park where visitors have the opportunity to swim.  The trail also provides an opportunity for viewing wildlife like capuchin monkeys, rare birds, lizards, unusual insects and masses of butterflies.

Continue reading “The Macuco Trail at Iguazu Falls, Argentina”