Amazon – The Parrot Clay Licks

Amazon – The Parrot Clay Licks

One of the most amazing sights in the Amazon is to observe parrots coming to feed on clay, on the banks of rivers or streams. There are two places on the south bank of the Napo River (inside Yasuni National Park) where parrots, parakeets and even macaws gather. They...
Amazon – The Night Excursion

Amazon – The Night Excursion

Everyday we were able to hike and canoe ride around the lagoon but one night we were able to enjoy the nocturnal chorus and sounds of the forest as well as spot bats, nightjars, insects, tarantulas, toads and frogs, and even a snake! Let us just say I didn’t...
Amazon – The Tree Canopy

Amazon – The Tree Canopy

One of the great things about staying at La Selva Lodge in the Amazon rainforest is that they have built a treetop tower just 15 minutes from the lodge. The tower offers amazing views from its platform 35 meters (!) up from the forest floor. It’s nestled into the...