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Flooding in Peru 2017

12 Apr

Seeing how the intense flooding due to erratic ENSO cycles (El Nino Southern Occilations) is having quite an impact on the west coast of North and South America, I feel the need to elaborate on the following: the impacts on coastal Peru and the impacts on the Amazon Drainage basin. First of all, due to […]

For a Real Amazon River Experience Choose Iquitos not Puerto Maldonado

12 Apr

One of the most common misconceptions about travelling to Peru is that you can visit the Amazon River from Puerto Maldonado. This is completely false, that is the equivalent of saying that a hummingbird is equal to an ostrich. The Madre de Dios River in Puerto Maldonado is Less than 400 meters wide. The Amazon […]

Flooding in Iquitos region Otorongo Expeditions Jungle Lodge open for business

05 Apr

So everyone thought that our epic flood in 2012 was a fluke 100 year flood. Well, I think that idea came from the climate change deniers. I knew that something wasn’t right when each year since 2012 we have had more than normal flooding. Worldwide there have been extremes ranging from drought to deluge. In […]

Promoting the sustainability in the district of Amazonas-Peru

13 Oct

  To all the guests of Otorongo Expeditons past present and future : On behalf of  the communities in the district of las Amazonas-Oran, San Gregorio, Santa Rosa , 7 de Junio , Ayzana and Roca Eterna . We would like to say thank you for visiting  our part of the Amazon. This area neighboring Napo […]

Traveling From Leticia Colombia to Iquitos Peru? READ THIS!

28 Jun

Due to recent problems a lovely American family faced in Peru I feel the need to forewarn anyone who is traveling Leticia Colombia – Iquitos Peru via speed boat. The family arrived to the shanty border town of Santa Rosa at 5am. The town was empty, dark, no lights, no police an most important, no […]