Alli Puncha – Good morning from the Amazon!

Alli Puncha – Good morning from the Amazon! On Sunday we visited a Kichwa market to pick out locally grown produce to cook our own lunch. We organized and cooked a meal for the whole group using the kitchen in Huasquila. That afternoon we hiked through the second largest cave system in Ecuador, las Cavernas […]

We’re Just Getting Started – Amazon Update

Hey amigos y familia, The adventure begins! We’ve spent the last two days in Banos, getting to know each other and getting to know this beautiful place. Waterfalls, endless vistas, exploring Banos and hot springs! Student journalist of the day, Naimah, explains it best… “Today has been our first full day in Banos. We had […]

Maclaine and Joanna

Welcome to Sustaining the Amazon 2017

Hey everybody! We’re getting ready to start our Amazon adventure! Can’t wait to spend two amazing weeks with all of you – exploring the diverse jungle ecosystem. This is Joanna’s second year with Sustainable Summer, and she’s eager to share her passion for tropical ecology, while connecting with the land and local communities. This will […]