Search Results for “amazon-conservation-project-peru” – Eco Companion
We look at 10 of the World’s most endangered species and how your next holiday can help their survival. Sadly the world is full of endangered species but, these days, people are willing to pay good money to see animals in their natural habitats and anyone who’s seen a breaching humpback whale or elephant on […]
With over 5,000 years of history weaving together a remarkable tapestry of nature and people, Peru has increasingly become a must-see destination for travelers from all over the world. Yet, just because something is popular does not make it worth the price of admission. While Machu Picchu beckons with its complex story of Incan pride […]
Some people like to head off for a week or two of pure relaxation with nothing to do but lounge in a deckchair. We must admit that’s pretty tempting. However, some people switch-off better from working life by switching on. With these projects you can dive right in to some incredible volunteer and conservation experiences. […]
After the endless pleasure I had in putting together my favourite 8 babies from the African continent, South America was always going to be next! Feast your eyes on 8 of the most adorable newborns from across South America. 1 Jaguar cub One to tell your friends… The jaguar cub is born completely blind and […]
As the New Year rolls in, I’m sure we all have the best intentions: get fit, eat more healthy food, travel more, drink less…the list goes ever on. Yet by mid-January most of us have fallen back into the same old habits. A few years ago I promised myself I would go running every morning. […]
This week I’m going to tell you about a giant from South America. It’s a global environmental icon, essential to the health of our planet, and on the bucket list of many nature lovers… The Amazon Rainforest The Amazon rainforest is the world’s largest rainforest, sprawling across 9 countries and covering 5.5 million km2. It […]
It’s one of those inevitable dinner party conversations, isn’t it? Once we’re done with the Fantasy Dinner Guest question, we turn to the Bucket List. What’s on your Bucket list for travel in 2016? Will the New Year take you to new places? There are so many destinations to choose from. Do you need some […]
Even for those who dream of trekking in distant jungles of unexplored territories, the realities of visiting a remote part of the rainforest in South America can be a daunting prospect for first-timers. The rainforests of Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia offer stunning natural landscapes; dense plant life amongst the tributaries of the Amazon River populated […]