Quijos river is our #2 in the Top Ten most Exciting and Beautiful Rivers in Ecuador. A couple of weeks ago we took a group of eight “quiteños”, an hungarian and three american girls, to enjoy this unique experience rafting the Quijos river.
[singlepic id=151 w=420 h=340 mode=web20 float=left] UPANO: Morona Santiago Province, Sucua is the nearest town. Clase IV, IV+ The Upano is a dream come true. The river of the Sacred Waterfalls so deep in the Amazon jungle that its sheer solitude makes you be one with nature once again. Class IV and V rapids surrounded [...]
The rafting guides from Barefoot Expeditions are always exploring new options for whitewater rafting and kayaking in Ecuador. This weekend Diego Altamirano -from Quito- and Gregorio Andi -from Tena- (both were in the Ecuadorian Team in the last world rafting championships in Korea) met their friends from Ibarra and together explored the Mira River located [...]
Having a business without helping people is not fair, it wouldn’t be a responsible business practice. Last friday (June 20th, 2008) Barefoot Expeditions contacted a group of volunteers that help street kids. We met 30 kids that work in the streets of Quito selling candy, shining shoes, blowing fire…. In this meeting, the people from Barefoot [...]
Whitewater Rafting trips with lots of folks is lots of fun! The Rafting trip happened on May 31st, 2008 (original post) with people from the South American Explorers Club (SAEC-Quito House). Twenty two people from the SAEC-Quito joined us on this adventure. We also had a group of 12 college students ftom a Tourism institute [...]
Never too late to share share some pictures of the Ecuadorian team that competed in the World Rafting Championships in Inje River in South Korea in June & July 2007. With financial aid from the organizers and self funding, 6 paddlers participated in this international competition. Diego Altamirano, the CEO of Barefoot Expeditions in Quito [...]
Want to see the latest pictures of the trip with the SAEC? Click here to view the album in Picasa.