The Ecuadorian Amazon: Visiting with a Local
Ever since I was a young girl, I’ve dreamed of visiting the Amazon Rainforest. Whether it was the nature shows on the Discovery Channel or birthday dinners spent at the Rainforest Café, an Amazon themed-restaurant, the animals, the sounds of the rain and seeing all the colors come together to form a unique ecosystem, fascinated me. I knew that it was a place I was meant to see and I’d go as soon as I was old enough.
Fast forward two decades, and I was finally heading to the Amazon. But I wouldn’t be going on a touristy excursion or staying at an eco-resort in the jungle as I….