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March 2017

Amazon Symbols: A Representation of the Jungle Culture

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

Men and women from everywhere speak not only with words: they also speak through gestures, signs, symbols, music, dance, and any other artistic expression that can show their feelings and how they see the things [...]

Marry under the Achuar Traditions!

By | March 2nd, 2017|Categories: Amazon Lodge|Tags: , , |

Marriage is always a great celebration that must be prepared with a lot of time and patience, but in the Amazon it is the simplest yet most emotional event you can have: the Achuars perform [...]

When’s the best time to visit the Amazon?

By | March 2nd, 2017|Categories: Amazon Lodge|Tags: , |

Slight changes appear in the Amazonian seasons every month: since it is a rainforest, you should expect the Ecuadorian Amazon to rain at unexpected times, but rain will eventually stop to show you the most [...]

Already booking? Read these FAQs and make the best choice

By | March 2nd, 2017|Categories: Amazon Lodge|Tags: , |

Kapawi Amazon Lodge is, and will always be, your best choice if you want to visit the Ecuadorian Amazon. So if you already chose a tour with us and plan to travel here soon, here [...]

Maito: A Great Amazon Food

By | March 2nd, 2017|Categories: Amazon Lodge|Tags: , , |

Ecuador is one of the best countries to find exotic foods and drinks, and its culture is rich because Ecuadorian people have preserved their traditions for centuries. Maito is a traditional dish that you shouldn’t [...]

Paujil, a peculiar Amazon bird

By | March 2nd, 2017|Categories: Amazon Lodge|Tags: , , |

The curassow, a very important kind of bird in South America, is better known as paujil, paují (or pajuí), hoco, mamaco, pavón, or muitú in some Latin American countries such as Mexico, Venezuela, and of [...]

August 2016

The Achuar Experience

By | August 1st, 2016|Categories: Amazon Lodge|Tags: , , , |

In one of my first trips to the Ecuadorian Amazon, specifically to Kapawi Eco Lodge & Reserve [...]