Yarina Eco Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Right after breakfast this morning we set off in the lodge’s motorized canoe. A local school located on the opposite side of the Napo River from the lodge was our destination. On the way, Winter and Fatima continued to point out interesting birds, insects, and plants.
Soon after leaving our canoe, we came across a long line of leaf- …
A major change in plans occurred today. Originally we were to spend the day traveling by our small bus from Quito, over the Andes Mountains, to the small town of Coca and then on to our lodge in the Amazon Rainforest by motorized canoe. Along the way we were to travel through a 14,000 ft mountain pass and also stop to visit a cloud forest.
... del Diablo or the Nose of the Devil. It is a very dangerous route with a steep cliff just outside the window. However, the views were breathtaking, with colors of the mountains greener than I had ever seen. The Nose of the Devil is a mountain configuration that supposedly looks like it is in the shape of a nose, specifically the Devil’s nose. At the halfway point, the train stops so we can eat as well as see a traditional dance done by locals. That afternoon we traveled ...
... Another twenty dollars short from the post cards, I picked up a small lunch and went to the teacher's lounge to prepare for class. I input grades, checked journals, lesson planned, overall fairly productive. Also got my eval from Andres. Not bad, room for improvement but I knew that. Not like I'm going to be a stellar teacher my first cycle.
Class went well and I got ...
... the 'class' was over, I met up with Karissa to go home. I ran into another cousin-look-alike. His name is Peter and he looks a lot like my cousin Greg. This is the fourth lookalike I've seen since coming to Ecuador. It's a little disconcerting actually.
It was raining heavily and since Karissa wasn't dressed for it, we broke down and got a cab. It's not bad every once in a while, especially when shared, but not something I would want to do every night.