Tukupi, Ecuador

Travel Blogs from Tukupi

Tukupi Travel Blogs (3)
Tukupi finale, Tukupi, Ecuador travel blog

Tukupi finale

A travel blog entry by steffeff


... from the kids, some from the ground. *sigh* smile* Then we headed off for a lunch of armadillo stew. What a day! Tukupi really has so much going for it, that it seems sustainability would really work here to improve quality of life and place. ...

Cascade climbers, Tukupi, Ecuador travel blog

Cascade climbers

A travel blog entry by steffeff


Today, we headed upriver to the home of Don Marco, a Shuar man who is the proprietor of a 300 meter waterfall tumbling from the hills above the Yauppi. He and Florentino showed us even more medicinal plants as we made our way up the steep slopes. ...

Amazon adventure, Tukupi, Ecuador travel blog

Amazon adventure

A travel blog entry by steffeff


... passengers along the way, we finally landed in Tukupi. Tukupi is a Shuar community, an Amazonian group who live in southeast Ecuador and northeast Peru. They used to be known as Jivaro ('Savage'), known for their practice of shrinking the heads of their ...