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Travel & Yoga!

This October, 2017, join us on a gentle exploration of a beautiful Ecuador taking time to reflect, review and renew the spirit with yoga practice designed around the daily activities. We stay at a new retreat center, a “healing hotel” … Continue reading

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El Refugio de Intag

Last day at El Refugio de Intag in the cloud forest – a beautiful morning here! Lots of avian activity.

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Insects of Intag Cloud Forest

Cool bugs at night on the playground under the light- El Refugio de Intag – http://www.elrefugiocloudforest.com

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Intag Cloud Forest

Salem students and their professor Kim Varnadoe tasting coffee in the cloud forest of Intag at the Collectivo; and a morning walking along the river to find Lupe milking the cow. Toke gets a few green stickers!

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Ecuador! 3 City Tour – Always in season – timing is up to you!

Gardens & Trails – Ecuador 12 nights The adventure begins in Guayaquil at sea level. After a city tour, we make a gradual transition from the tropical Pacific Coast through the southern Loja region to the beautiful colonial city of … Continue reading

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ECUADOR

ART & YOGA IN THE HIGH SIERRAS J A N U A R Y 2 0 1 7 This tour is FULL. If you would like to be on a waiting list, please send us your contact information. 10 days … Continue reading

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Hiking through Intag

Owner, host Peter Joost orients us to the plants, birds and bugs of this lush landscape. He is an encyclopedia of all the different species. By evening, we are walking through the Intag Cloud Forest after a good downpour. Luckily … Continue reading

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The Equator

This is the same design created by pre Incan civilizations – here designed by scientists measuring the exact center of the world! The sun rises and sets against the mountain peaks creating a point of orientation to measure the seasons … Continue reading

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El Refugio de Intag is a very special place

We walk on moss covered paths through thick vegetation by a rushing stream. We take an art class. We watch birds. We meditate. We do yoga. And we are enchanted with the energy and beauty of this place. Good morning … Continue reading

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Good morning Cotocachi

Are you there? The skies are open, the hills saturated from last night’s pounding rain and you are right behind a bank of clouds that look like a splendid snow capped volcano reaching up to 16,800 feet. I am on … Continue reading

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Travel Post – fond memories of El Refugio de Intag

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Travel Post: Ecuador – Intag Cloud Forest

Back from the beautiful cloud forest of Intag where at El Refugio the river rush is so strong it buries the sound of the bird calls.

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Travel Note: March 2015

Dear Friends and Fellow Travelers, Below are a couple of travel pix to warm you up on this beautiful snow day! We are going back to Ecuador March 9 – 19, 2015 – there is still time to sign on … Continue reading

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El Refugio Cloud Forest

On the upcoming September 2014 tour, we return to El Refugio in the Intag Cloud Forest – on newly paved roads! Enjoy the link!  http://elrefugiocloudforest.com/ … this retreat will be an option on the March 2015 tour – absolutely beautiful.

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