Tag: Rainforest

A vibrant Rufous-throated Tanager perched on a branch, indicative of the biodiverse Mashpi Lodge region.
Christopher Klassen

What’s the Difference Between Jungle and Rainforest?

When we hear the words “jungle” and “rainforest,” images of lush, verdant landscapes teeming with life often come to mind. These terms are frequently used interchangeably, creating a common misconception that they refer to the same thing. However, this is not entirely the case.

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Mashpi Lodge, a beacon of light in the Amazon Rainforest, stands out against the twilight hues of the dense Ecuadorian jungle.
Kevin Wright

Traveling to the Amazon Rainforest: What is your best option?

The Amazon rainforest is one of the most stunning regions in the world. Arguably the most important region in terms of biodiversity and conservation.  However, the remoteness of the region can pose some challenges for travelers. In order to help you out with organizing a visit to the Amazon, we have written this blog. It’s full of tips and one amazing alternative that you’ll really want to consider.

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Black-cheeked woodpecker perched on a tree at Mashpi Lodge, a beacon of avian diversity in the Ecuadorian cloud forest.
Christopher Klassen

The master carpenters of the forest

Woodpeckers are found almost everywhere around the world. Known in Spanish as carpinteros, or carpenters. Find out more about woodpeckers that easily can be spotted in Mashpi.

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