Shredder – Kayak trips

Travelling in sytle in the Napo Valley, Ecuador. This just goes to show you that sometimes rafters and kayakers can get along–or at least share a shuttle! Don and I just finished up our first shredder-kayak class IV trip. There were four kayakers and two on the shredder as well as Don and I and […]

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Thanksgiving in Ecuador

Oh yea, I’m very thankful to be down here. I woke up today to clear skies, a great view of Sumaco Volcano which is halfway between our cabins on the Rio Quijos and Tena. I think I can speak for our group this week that they are thankful to be here as well. Yesterday at […]

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The Ecua-season begins

I’ve been here in Ecuador for almost a month and Don for two weeks and we just finished our first trip. Before the trip we were doing all the usual stuff like visiting local buddies, stocking the bar at Cabanas Tres Rios, volunteering to help with the first river festival of the season on the […]

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Heading South

Larry here, getting ready to leave for Ecuador next week. Lots to do when you leave the country for five months and looking for the best airfare took up a big chunk of time. Marcelo at America’s Travel got a great fare for me especially considering I am leaving from one city and need to […]

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This is Our Most Excellent Lodge

Small World Adventures has been operating kayaking trips in Ecuador for 12 years now. Larry Vermeeren first discovered the whitewater of Ecuador on his way home from Chile. On the advice of a non-kayaking friend who thought the rivers of Ecuador may have some potential, Larry stopped over for an exploratory trip. He liked what […]

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