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…

Adventure Travel: Don’t Leave without Your Astral Rosas

Starting to think about what to pack for your winter travel?  Don’t leave without your Astral Rosas! It’s not just that they look good. They do!  Rosas feature granite grip outsoles, three separate strap options and four eye-catching colors – so…

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…

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…

Kayak Ecuador 2012: Final Thoughts

The first few adjectives that come to mind about paddling in Ecuador in 2012 include: high water, amazing surfing, great boaters, Harvey, really cool side trips, the Quijos Lodge, and smiles. Lots of smiles. 15-year Ecuador guide Craig finished…