Just after arriving, a Chilean asked if my parents are worried. I said they’re just worried about earthquakes. Then he laughed, “No, we don’t have earthquakes everyday!” Two days later, an earthquake struck.
How close can human and nature be? I had imagined human “respecting” nature unidirectionally, but I never thought we could communicate with the nature.
Caiman Lodge is one of the places that provide accommodation for tourists and scientists in Cuyabeno. It has a few cottages and basic facilities. We stayed here for 4 days, mainly doing observations on rivers. After entering the room, I realized I could observe animals even without going outdoor.
It’s not easy to penetrate deep into the forest. It took us 2 flights, 24hr in total, to get to Quito from the other end of the earth. Then an inland flight to Coca, and 4hr shuttle bus to the area of Cuyabeno. Continue reading “出航！Cuyabeno (Set sail for Cuyabeno!)”