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So far Achuar Lodge has created 19 blog entries.

March 2017

Experiences you can live in the Achuar Territory

By | March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Amazon Lodge|

Many people travel to the Amazon in search of a peaceful place to stay for some days, others want to stare at the beauties they offer, and some others want to make a difference by [...]

Which are the elements that form a great community?

By | March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Amazon Lodge|

Have you asked yourself what makes you happy? Have you asked others what makes them happy? And what about the whole nation? And going beyond… have you asked yourself if you are actually part of [...]

Mining in the Shuar Territory: A Dangerous Threat

By | March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Amazon Lodge|

    The dangers that mining represent for any country is incalculable, and more if the place where the action is done is inside the sacred lands of the Amazon Rainforest, one of the last [...]

What birds can you see?

By | March 3rd, 2017|Categories: Amazon Lodge|Tags: , , , |

More than 670 species of birds have been watched and recorded at Achuar Territory during your entire journey inside and around the lodge area. Here you will read about the most representative ones, which will [...]

Manioc Beer, a jungle delicacy

By | March 3rd, 2017|Categories: Amazon Lodge|Tags: , , , |

Manioc beer is a native drink from the Amazon. It is a beverage for the male members in the community, made in a very singular way. It is the result of letting chicha, the most [...]

Chontacuros: The strangest yet tastiest food in the Amazon

By | March 3rd, 2017|Categories: Amazon Lodge|Tags: , , , |

Some people are afraid of new tastes. Some others just want to keep tasting their traditional flavors. And others, who usually are few people, try different foods that transport them to new sensations. And this [...]

Yampani Nua: The Mistress of Dogs

By | March 3rd, 2017|Categories: Amazon Lodge|Tags: , , |

Dogs are of a high importance in the Amazonian culture, since they are seen as protectors created by gods to take care of us humans. When they get sick, the natives find the right plant [...]

The Legend of Nunkui, the Gardener

By | March 3rd, 2017|Categories: Amazon Lodge|Tags: , , |

The Achuars, or “people of the swamp palm”, have a culture that goes beyond every Western belief or tradfition. One of their most known legends, as many of their stories, includes a woman and nature. [...]

River Activities for the most adventurous at Achuar

By | March 3rd, 2017|Categories: Amazon Lodge|Tags: , , |

Once you get into the almost unexplored forest of the Ecuadorian Amazon basin, you will discover the many activities we have prepared for you. Some of them include going to rivers and submerging into the [...]

Natem Ceremonies (Ayahuasca)

By | March 3rd, 2017|Categories: Amazon Lodge|Tags: , , |

What is so relevant about Natem that it has to be mentioned? As it has been said in other articles, the native tribes in the Amazon give special importance to rituals, because they allow people [...]