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Rafting with the Homies
Rafting with the Homies

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Yesterday we went rafting down the Jatunyacu River which means giant river in Quechua. Everybody had an incredible time. Many of us were scared at first, but we quickly discovered that rafting is very fun. We all ended up jumping in the river (some involuntarily). We played a bunch of great rafting games, and all… Read More

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Leaving La Selva
Leaving La Selva

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Tomorrow we’re departing for Banos de Agua Santa and leaving behind our home in the rainforest for the past week. Here are a few excerpts from the group journal to tell the story (pics below): “We headed to the reforestation area and Miguel taught us about a number of different plants along with their uses…. Read More

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Rafting, La Ruta de las Cascadas, and Micro-Hydro
Rafting, La Ruta de las Cascadas, and Micro-Hydro

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Here’s a quick post summing up our final 4 days in Ecuador.¬†We closed out a fantastic 15 days in Ecuador’s Oriente with a highwater rafting trip on the mighty Rio Jatunyacu, a visit to the Runa Foundation, a couple of fun-filled days in Banos, and a site visit to a proposed micro-hydro project in Salasacas…. Read More

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