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... palms don't have a central root and are supported by a series of roots that prop it up. We saw several types of these and one in particular is called an Ironwood or sometimes the 'Walking Palm'. Yes the wood is very hard and used to make spears and some people think that because of the way the roots stick out, that the tree can move across the forest up to 15 cm per year, though this has not been proven.
We also saw lots of nuts on the forest floor. The pic of ...
... till I got here that Ecuador's largest export is oil, followed by flowers. It seems that Russia is one of their largest markets, the red roses that they sell for Valentine's Day alone is a huge share of it. I thought that perhaps some of the greenhouses were used for flowers - as I wouldn't have thought that outside would be the best for flowers in the tropics.
At Coca I was met by a quite young Alfonso and after my obligatory bathroom stop ahead of a ...
... in the tourism called SANI, they are well known in Coca. He also used to work sometimes for this luxurious boat called Anakonda.
I finally came to that conclusion that Amazon Forest are only for rich people or for people whose are on short trip in Ecuador.
He agreed and I suggested him to develop a voluntay work within his community. In fact, you are not interacting with the same people.
During our visit, he kept saying his visitors never touch anything, never get ...
... jumping off the jetty and swimming in the lake - yes parents too. We all meet for our first activity. We are split into 2 groups - boys & Molly and Mia are one group - there guide is Andreas. The rest of us have Diana is our guide & we name ourselves "The Amaze-ons" - the other group still don't have a name Most of my blog will be about the Amaze-onsᘵ 6; We head out in the canoe to ...
... you have more understanding of these things). We then climbed a lot and finally got to the most beautiful secluded waterfall, which we could go under and behind. We then headed back and got on the boat to visit a tribe, where we got our faces painted, learnt about their lives and history and learnt how to throw spears. We then bonded over a game of football, which was pretty special as we didn't speak eachother's language but all found it so ...
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