South America

South America is a continent made up of 12 countries. Angel Falls in Venezuela is the highest waterfall in the world. The Amazon River in South America is the largest river by volume. It also has the Andes Mountains which is the longest mountain range in the world.


See the Wonders of the Jungle in Luxury on an Amazon River Cruise

See the Wonders of the Jungle in Luxury on an Amazon River Cruise

From the small but lively city of Coca Ecuador, we board a longboat canoe that will take us to our awaiting ship for the Amazon river cruise. The cruise ship can only come so far up the river before the waters are not navigable. The part of the Amazon we are traveling...
Cartagena Old Town – Explore the Magic and Charm Now

Cartagena Old Town – Explore the Magic and Charm Now

If you love sultry, cobblestone streets and colorful colonial buildings, as I do, you will love old town, Cartagena. Old town Cartagena is a well-preserved city lying within several, kilometers of centuries-old colonial stone walls. Old Town Cartagena is a UNESCO...
Amazon Jungle Adventure – Blowguns & Chocolate

Amazon Jungle Adventure – Blowguns & Chocolate

THE AMAZON JUNGLE How many people can say they’ve been in the Amazon jungle, I bet not many? On a recent trip to Banos Ecuador, we traveled into a small portion of the Amazon Rainforest. We hired a private tour guide and driver to take us there. As we entered the...
Thermal Baths in Banos Ecuador Are Amazing

Thermal Baths in Banos Ecuador Are Amazing

Famous Volcanic Thermal Baths Banos Ecuador is most famous for its volcanic thermal baths. Banos actually means baths, not bathrooms in Spanish. The waters in Banos range in temperature from 64 to 130 degrees Fahrenheit.  While many people go to Banos for their...
Baños The Adventure Capital of Ecuador

Baños The Adventure Capital of Ecuador

Banos An Adventurist Dream  Baños Ecuador, located in the central Andes, is an outdoor adventurist dream. Situated in an area filled with waterfalls and hot springs, Baños is a popular destination for travelers from around the globe. What makes this location so...
La Casa Verde, Eco Friendly Comfort in Banos Ecuador

La Casa Verde, Eco Friendly Comfort in Banos Ecuador

La Casa Verde La Casa Verde Eco Guest House is in beautiful Banos, Ecuador. Is it important for you to stay somewhere that respects the environment?  Do you try to make the smallest “footprint” on this earth that you can? On vacation, do you like to be...

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