Videos tagged with "ecolodge"
Lodge in the Amazon Rainforest [03:10]
Welcome to Yacuma Lodge, a beautiful place created for those who love the Amazon Rainforest. Through these pages we want to share with you the wonders offered by the Ecuadorian Amazon Rainforest and invite you to enjoy an unforgettable journey. ¿How was it born? Yacuma Ecolodge is a joint ecotourism initiative of the rainforest Indigenous Kichwa Community of Chontayacu and Pamir Travels Group in Ecuador. It was founded in 1995 and since that the Ecolodge provides employment opportunities through nature-based tourism, a much-needed economic alternative to lodging. The goal at the outset of the Yacuma project was to create a viable ecotourism lodge that is wholly owned and operated by local Ecuadorian managers and staff. To accomplish this, Pamir trained villagers in a broad range of activities, including house keeping, food preparation and tours guiding. Today, 15 families receive regular direct economic benefits from employment and management of the ecolodge. They also receive indirect benefits from the sale of crafts that are made in a sustainable manner.
Ecuador 2011 [12:45]
My slide show from a 3-week trip to Ecuador in July and August 2011 with my mother Ginger, my sister Molly and a family friend Mike: 2 days in Quito; 5 days in the the Amazon region of el Oriente at the Huaorani Ecolodge; 3 days on Isla Isabela in the Galapagos Islands; 7 nights on the luxury M/V Beluga touring the smaller outer islands; and finally 4 more nights in Quito. The photos are by Molly and me, save the one aerial shot of the Shiripuno river, which was shared with me by the folks at Detour.
Tags: Ecuador, el Oriente Oriente (Ecuador), Huaorani, Amazon, Quito, Amazon Rainforest, Mindo, Shiripuno River, South America, Galapagos Islands, M/V Beluga, Blue-footed Booby, Albatross, Huaorani Ecolodge Slideshow, Peter, jpalmer
YACUMA ECOLODGE AMAZONIA [04:51]
A través de este vídeo queremos compartir con ustedes las maravillas que ofrece la selva amazónica ecuatoriana y le invitamos a disfrutar de un viaje inolvidable. Yacuma Ecolodge es un hermoso lugar creado para los amantes de la selva amazónica, es una iniciativa conjunta de la Comunidad Indígena Amazónica de Chontayacu y Ecuahotel.
Tags: amazonas, ecuador, rainforest, indigenas amazonicos, viajes a la amazonia, Yacuma, nativos, viaje a la selva, aves, vacaciones en la selva, amazonia, paseos en canoa, caminatas en la selva, cruceros en el rio amazonas, avistamiento de monos, Amazon, Ec