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2017 Cuyabeno Reserve Review
by on September 20, 2017
When the Cuyabeno Reserve was initially proposed as a traveling option, it brought up a long lingering question, why do people find the jungle so appealing? It just did not sound like all that much fun. Humidity, strange animal cries in the middle of the night, mosquitoes, and poisonous snakes ? Nope. Nope. Nope. Also, nothing positive ever happened to Indiana Jones in the jungle, and even Mowgli bailed! And he was raised by a Bear!
Sangay-National-Park
by on March 14, 2014
Sangay National Park is part of the many protected reserves in the country, but this one particular has earned Ecuador world recognition - declared a UNESCO world heritage site. The following is an excerpt of UNESCO's website describing the Park: With its outstanding natural beauty and two active volcanoes, the park illustrates the entire spectrum of ecosystems, ranging from tropical rainforests to glaciers, with striking contrasts between the snow capped peaks and the forests of the plains. Its isolation has encouraged the survival of indigenous species such as the mountain tapir and the Andean condor.
 
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