Sinh vật Amazon

Peter and band bird watching

In the Jungle with Peter Gabriel – Rừng và Peter Gabriel

Who would of thought, while being in the middle of the Amazon Jungle, of bumping into Peter Gabriel and Tony Leven (bass player of King Crimson) – but that’s exactly what happened to me recently at Peter Schneider’s Amazon Lodge on the Momon River, some forty kilometers out of Iquitos. Peter Schneider who runs Latin …

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Allpahuayo-Mishana

The Allpahuayo-Mishana National Reserve – Khu bảo tồn quốc gia

Just 22 kilometers from downtown Iquitos and about thirty five minutes by car on an asphalt road, lies the 57,500 square hectares Allpahuayo-Mishana National Reserve, a true natural treasure that protects representative specimens of this area’s extraordinary natural biodiversity. The purpose for its creation was based precisely upon “the remarkable ecosystem variability” taking place there …

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Omarino and Ricudo

Lost Boys of the Amazon – Những chàng trai mất tích của Amazon

Fany Kuiru, is an amazonian native, a member of the Witoto Tribe from the area between Peru and Colombia in the region around the Putumayo River. Over a 100 years ago the rubber barons enslaved, tortured, raped and killed over 30,000 indigenous amazonian natives. Fany recently discovered some old photographs of some of her ancestors …

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A Railroad of Times Past- Tuyến đường sắt của quá khứ

For nearly thirty-five years Iquitos had a narrowgage railroad that operated in the city. Visitors to the city’s 28th of July Plaza can see the last remnant of this railroad—a tiny steam locomotive. Often overlooked as a toy train in a kid’s park, the locomotive, now mounted on a concrete pedestal, was one of four …

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The Legend of Chullachaqui – Truyền thuyết về Chullachaqui

The Chullachaqui, the mysterious guardian and shape shifter of the Amazon Rainforest The name refers to the Amazonian folktale about a gnome which lives in the jungle. Your friend is out of sight for a moment and reappears but, unknown to you, he is in fact the mischievous Chullachaqui. He leads you deep into the …

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