Travel: Welcome to the jungle
As global concern reaches fever pitch over the fate of the Amazon, Christina Park and her family go to the Ecuadorian rainforest to see its pristine beauty for themselves, and visit two ecotourism ventures trying to make a difference
It’s not the thunder, but the rain, that wakes us at 3.30am at Yachana Lodge. A deluge that drowns even our shouts, it pins us under its great weight, pummels the roof like an avalanche of stones. Looking out at flickering silhouettes of unfamiliar trees, I wonder if the roof will hold up. Then the thunder rolls, and the rain gets heavier.
Most travellers to the Ecuadorian jungle fly from Quito to the...
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