ECUADOR: Fresh Lychee Nuts

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Footprints In Ecuador

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If’ you’ve never seen a fresh lychee nut in your life, you’re in for a treat today. As the mango season closes here in Ecuador, one might think to oneself, “How will I ever be able to wait until next December?!”

But then in waltz’s the incredible fresh Lychee nut:

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When I saw fresh Lychee nuts, my first thought was, “OMG! These things look like me on a bad hair day!”

My second thought was , “OMG! These things are so CUTE!  I think we should name them all!!!”

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This past Saturday, I went to the local outdoor market in the town down the road from me. I saw all kinds of things I had never seen in an outdoor market: quail eggs, hanging bloody fresh meat and you guessed it! Fresh Lychee Nuts!

I had only…

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Find Endemic Species of Monkeys around Amazon Jungle Lodges

We all know that among all the existing and extinct creatures of the earth, the monkeys have the closest and dearest blood relation to human beings. Ever since they came into existence, they have proved to be a boon for the environment too. This can be proved by the way they help in the distribution of seeds and help increase the forests on the earth. Among the total 262 species found across the world, 58 species are found in the Amazon Rain Forest. Though the numbers may seem to be big, it is sad to say that fifty percent of the total monkey species are feared to be extinct. They are now being counted among the most endangered animals on planet earth. Continue reading Find Endemic Species of Monkeys around Amazon Jungle Lodges

Taste the Ecuadorian Voyage in 4 Different Flavors

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Ecuador is an amazing country situated in the northwestern part of South American Continent. With the Pacific Ocean outline on the west and pitch green forests on the east, the country has all the smoky elements to attract more number of tourists every year. There are few places that truly amaze you with their eternal beauty. The country is filled with exemplary museums, exquisite churches, exploding volcanoes, tropical rainforest and the greatest of them all The River Amazon. Tourists can truly experience the straddle equator of Mother Earth and her awesomeness. You could take away great travel memories with you when you visit the country. Some of those places are listed below. Continue reading Taste the Ecuadorian Voyage in 4 Different Flavors