Amazon Island Hike
Village along the Napo River
Others getting ready to venture into the jungle
interesting color on the edible bug.
Path deep into the jungle seems to narrow.
Wild papaya around in case we get lost.
The adventure seekers watch as our native guide shows uses of the rainforest in everyday life.
Taking strong palm leaves, he is weaving something.
Ed gets a new hat courtesy of the rainforest.
Beautiful pink finger bananas, not food though.
Beautiful flower has uses too
Much nicer than the Elves from Middle Earth
More flower uses...
Now that will save $25 on a mani.
Do NOT want to mess with this guy. A sting from this Bullet Ant will feel like a gun shot.
Cupuacu is a melon sized fruit with with flesh related to Cocao and is delicious.
The Hoatzin are a primitive bird and a symbol of the Amazon.
A fallen tree creates an opening in the canopy that is quickly filled.
Evidence left behind... A snake skin.
Home in a clearing
An island hike with an island lunch, just pull the seats off of the boats and eat.
Beach the boat and enjoy.
Guide (right) and Captian (left) eat with us.
A frog investigates us carefully