A homestay at this homestead may pull you into service - weeding organic gardens, bottle feeding baby goats, or fixing animal pens. If you're lucky, you can join a workshop on keeping bees, harvesting maple syrup, refining salt or making cheese.
An amazing video of turtles mating in the Galapagos, Ecuador. Just one of the wondrous experiences you may have as a mindful, responsible traveller exploring these magical islands with a Level III (highest) Galapagos National Park Naturalist Guide.
Whilst it's tempting to use disposable mini toiletries and wipes that gradually lighten our backpack as we go, as a responsible travel community, we need to be better than that. So what goes in the toiletry bag of an eco-conscious responsible traveller? We've searched high and low to source the most environmentally friendly, natural, minimal waste and travel-proof products to keep you fresh on the road.
Beyond the sprawling resorts and commercialized activities of the Mayan Riviera are some wonderful secret spots filled with nature encounters, peace of mind, and authentic tourism experiences.
Visiting Las Palmeras Inn is like visiting an Ecuadorian family farm, with organic gardens and orchards - the source of their delightful farm to table cuisine - beautiful birds and a traditional collection of llamas, dogs, and cuy. In fact, at its heart is a 150-year-old hacienda still displaying its traditional vintage Andean architecture.