Adventure Travel

READING LIST FOR INTERNATIONAL TRAVELERS

Suggested Books to Read While Traveling Bus rides, long shuttles, early nights after all full day of traveling, all of these are great reasons for uploading/bringing along a booked with you when you travel.  many inns have a book exchange, so if you bring one book...

COVID Travel Insurance

Traveling in the time of COVID is challenging. There is the concern of exposure while traveling, and then the concern about testing positive before or during your trip. Travel insurance is highly recommended - if it will cover you in case of a trip disruption. In...

Is DIY the Way to Paddle Down South in the Winter

With 27+ years’ experience running trips and paddling in Latin America – we’ve got some pretty good beta on paddling DIY (Do It Yourself) in a foreign country  specifically in Latin America; even more specifically, in Ecuador. The short answer to paddling on your...

Paddling Ecuador – What A Trip is About

a collaboration from Carrie Singer & Mary Mills Pictures tell so much about the trips to Ecuador, but sometimes it is nice to hear first-hand what a trip is all about.  Here is a collaboration between two of our veteran Ecuador paddlers (who will be returning...

Jondachi River Fest 2015

This week will see the community gathering in support of protecting one of the whitewater jewels of Ecuador: the Jondachi River.  The fight to save the Jondachi from a planned dam project has been going on for several years now under the leadership of Matt Terry and...

Year Round Dream Vacation Spot: Ecuador

The RioQuijos Eco-Lodge is a multi-sport escape: whtiewater rafting, bird watching, hiking, biking, horseback riding, exploring the oriente. Open year-round, the RioQuijos EcoLodge & Reserve in Ecuador is the perfect South American escape...

Redemption on the River

by Mary Mills Three years ago I went to Costa Rica with Endless River Adventures and had a wonderful time….except for the last day on the river.  Everyone has those days where things just don’t line up, when it might have been better to stay in bed.  Well I had just...

Costa Rica or Ecuador: How to Choose

“If you had to chose between the two, would it be Costa Rica or Ecuador?” That is a question often asked of us when someone is trying to decide where they should travel for a winter paddling trip.  Our response:  “Don’t choose.”  One of the joys of paddling is the...

90+ Miles in One Week = Scouting Week

Scouting week is always the lead in to our trips down south.  This past week we spent the week paddling every river we include on our itineraries, with three being the average - three rivers or sections a day. Average mileage was 20+ miles/day and we did not stop to...

Costa Rica Kayaking: The Most Important Guide

When asked what makes Costa Rica so special, the rivers are always the obvious answer for many paddlers…but if you look beyond the whitewater, it is the people of Costa Rica that make an experience so memorable. And no one epitomizes the pura vida of the “ticos”...

Costa Rica Kayaking: Never the Same ‘ol

Twenty one years kayaking in Costa Rica.  Asked if it ever gets old the answer is no!!  Not the way rivers change in this country.  You never know from one week to the next - let alone one year to the next what new rapids will form, river beds will shift from one...

Kayaking the Rivers of Costa Rica: Never the Same ‘Ol

Twenty one years kayaking in Costa Rica.  Asked if it ever gets old the answer is no!!  Not the way rivers change in this country.  You never know from one week to the next - let alone one year to the next what new rapids will form, river beds will shift from one...

Election Day and Kayaking in Costa Rica

Election Day Breakfast in Costa Rica; a typical restaurant is open air, serving the “tipico”  breakfast of gallo pinto, fresh guanabana juice and very stout coffee. And of course the ever-present television.  Yesterday was our first morning in the country and the news...

RíoQuijos EcoLodge and Reserve, Ecuador

Canton Sardinas, Quijos, Ecuador – 29 February, 2012- Endless River Adventures announces the opening of the RíoQuijos EcoLodge and Reserve alongside the Quijos River, Ecuador. The Quijos Valley was opened up to a broader population in the late 1960’s when oil was...