We went and flew in an airplane and we saw Cayambe
Volcano. My Daddy was trying to point out where the climbing hut is and I saw it on the
mountain just below the glacier. When we flew over the Amazon all I could see were
trees, trees, trees - all nice and green. All those trees make oxygen for us to breathe.
After we landed, we went on a bus to the Rio Napo.
|We traveled on a speed boat to our Flotel and we went
downstream from there. The Flotel was big and it had lots of layers on it. There were lots
of bugs and butterflies. One looked like a leaf and it fooled me because it was a
It was a pretty big river.
© Photo by Evan
|School Notes - Following the Napo
River down the eastern slope of the Andes brings you to the steamy tropical lowlands of
the Ecuadorian Amazon, known as the Oriente. The rainforests of this region are the most
complex biological communities in the world - a small area can boast 500 species of birds,
400 species of fish and over 100 species of mammals.