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    Oriente (Amazon)

    The Amazon Rainforest is the world's largest remaining tropical rainforest, with more hums, buzzes, bubbles and chatters than anywhere else in the world. In the Amazon things grow on a bigger scale than in other places. Here you can find the world's largest snake, the 30-foot anaconda, otters that are bigger than an average-sized man, the world's tallest trees, a monkey so small it can sit ...

  • Oriente (Amazon)

    Macas

    The town of Macas, Ecuador, was once known as “Sevilla del Ora” which, when translated, means “Golden Seville”. This historical town began its humble beginnings as a Missionary Outpost formed by the Dominican Church shortly after the Spanish conquest in 1533. This thriving centre also became a formidable Spanish trading post during its early stages of its history.