Huasquila Amazon Lodge

Cerca de Tena, Cotundo, Ecuador | Lodge
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Travel Blogs from Cotundo

The Never Ending Rain of Jatun Sacha

A travel blog entry by zookeeperjosh


... importance of educating the local communities about conservation and animal interaction.

With our stop in Puerto Misahuallí we lost track of time and got lost staring at monkeys, which didn’t bode well for the drive to Quito, as now part of it would surely be done in the dark. Everything went well during the remaining daylight hours of the drive, it was when the sky went pitch black and both clouds and fog encompassed our field of vision that things got real. Let ...

La Cascada

A travel blog entry by rischontheroad


... these! For those of you in my Social Studies class, we watched the Warriors guy try to shoot on of these in the Mayans video. The blowgun was mostly used for hunting, but occasionally as a weapon when warring with neighboring tribes. You can watch the video, but I proved to be quite the capable hunter if I do say so myself. I finally saw my first snake which was quite small, and my first jungle spider which was HUGE! No anacondas or tarantulas, though. ...

In the jungle, the mighty jungle

A travel blog entry by kirstinf


... of chicha- it was hard work! They make a sweetened and unsweetened version, I tried both and I don't feel the need to try it again hehe. We also saw Domingo make a full sized bird trap. Wow-that thing was impressive! Next we got to test our monkey hunting skills by using a blow dart at a target; believe it or not- I didn't have enough puff to reach the target although it was lined up well, Kim on the other hand got it first go! Most ...

It´s The Gran Canyon...not the moon!

A travel blog entry by tamz.dinks.10


... and safety bible and that realization alone made me so happy! The very bare minimum has been done to this beautiful piece of nature to make it tourist friendly. There are times when it`s actually safer to ignore the `path` all together and take your chances in the no doubt snake infested reeds. The few logs casually thrown across the canyon are skinny, soaked and termite ridden. You can almost predict the places a tourist has slipped and broken a limb, here the guides have merely ...

Monkey Madness in Misahualli!

A travel blog entry by tamz.dinks.10


... and elegant tail boats that can take you for a short trip for a very negotiable price. He quoted me $20 but with a simple lift of my eyebrow sent it souring to $10 and then a wrinkled nose sliced that in half to $5! I have always sucked at bargaining but this was a piece of pie!

Food wise Misahualli has some great street food stalls where you can get Maduros (sweet grilled plantain filled with cheese and mayonaise) and cheesey corn on the cobs. There is a small ...

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This lodge, located on Cerca de Tena, Cotundo, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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