Journeying from the jungle–visit Ecuador’s Amazon Basin Jungle in El Oriente (The East) to view our adventures there–to the mountains on the same day meant totally readjusting our minds and bodies again. We left the Napo River (2,500 ft.) for the Andes at 12,000 to 15,000 ft. elevation. The weather transitioned from 150% humidity and 85o […]
Wendy’s first trip to Latin America was in 1967 when she visited Brazil and Peru with a college friend who grew up in Rio. Then Rick and Wendy traveled to Peru, Chile, and Buenos Aires, Argentina to see their daughter Diana who spent 8 months living in Chile and touring elsewhere on the continent. They traveled on business to Peru, Nicaragua, Honduras, Guatemala, and El Savador for TechnoServe, the organization for which they had volunteered in Africa. Since then, they’ve vacationed in Ecuador and the Galapagos as well as Mexico. They’ve traveled to more countries in Latin America than Rick has in Europe!