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Modern indigenous persons of the Amazon,

Confusion about the “New World”

09 Oct

Incredible evidence is being uncovered further attesting to the will of humans to survive and prosper in any ambient we may encounter. The veil of confusion about the new World is slowly being lifted to recognize the incredible accomplishments of forest stewardship and ecosystem management by the Native Americans. Ancient agricultural societies thrived in the […]

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 […]

Charapa Ishpa – Flooding Event Coincides with Turtle Hatching

06 Dec

Its the end of our low water season here on the Amazon River near Iquitos Peru. This means the tributaries from the distant foothills of the Andes Mountains are swelling with rainwater and start their rush to the main trunk of the Amazon and eventually to the Atlantic. There is a annual spike in the […]

The Largest flood in modern history of the Amazon

30 Dec

Otorongo Expeditions Earlier this year, the whole of the Amazon river basin experienced a flood like no other. Peru, Colombia, and Brazil were the most affected, over one million people were struck by surprise as the water level just kept coming up, past its historical level. Many people took a lackadaisical approach to the flood […]