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Mashpi Cloud Forest

Thursday morning, January 10, 2019 What’s a cloud forest? How does it differ from a rainforest? These were questions we had after coming to Mashpi. The area feels and looks like some of the rainforests we’ve visited. The difference is … Continue reading

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Quito to Mashpi: 70 miles in 3.5 Hours

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 We left Quito at 9am to head to Mashpi Lodge. The lodge is only about 70 miles away, but it takes 3.5 hours to get there, descending about 6,000’ and crossing the equator three times. Ecuador’s … Continue reading

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