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Hacienda in the Andes (Part II) - Jan 5, 2009
We had heavy rainstorms during the past two days, and the water level had risen enough to allow canoe travel between the lagoon to the Rio Napo. The current on the river seemed to be much faster bu...
Licking parrots? - Jan 4, 2009
Today we headed into Yasuni National Park to visit a parrot lick....a place where parrots, parakeets, and macaws gather daily to consume clay to neutralize the toxins in their food. After a 30 minu...
Toucans and Dragon's Blood - Jan 3, 2009
We had breakfast early (6am) so that we could get to the canopy tower early....better bird watching. The short hike was hot and humid, as expected, and the climb to the top of the 100 foot tower ev...